Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H.

Jeffrey A. Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H., joined WorkCare as an Associate Medical Director and member of the consulting occupational physician team in May 2016.

Dr.  Jacobs has more than 20 years of experience in workplace health and safety in a variety of practice settings. He supports WorkCare’s clients and their employees as a consulting medical director and clinical adviser.

Prior to joining WorkCare, Dr. Jacobs served as the corporate physician in an onsite health clinic for a pharmaceutical manufacturer. He formerly was medical director of Employee Health Services at a tertiary care hospital in Philadelphia, PA, where he is based.

Dr. Jacobs is committed to achieving the goals of the Triple Aim – to optimize health outcomes, reduce health care expenditures, and enhance the patient experience for individuals and populations. Dr. Jacobs supports the practice of evidence-based medicine and advocates methodologies that increase employee engagement in their work and personal health.

Dr. Jacobs is board-certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, with specialization in occupational and environmental medicine. He earned his Master of Public Health degree at the University of California, Berkeley. He completed residencies in occupational medicine at the University of California, Davis, and in preventive medicine at the California State Health Department. While with the state, he provided the clinical link between individuals and communities exposed to environmental hazards and epidemiologists and community outreach staff in the Environmental Health Investigations Branch.

Dr. Jacobs is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), a delegate to the ACOEM House of Delegates and President of the Pennsylvania Occupational and Environmental Medicine Society. He is a Certified Medical Review Officer and a member of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.

When not working, Dr. Jacobs can be found cheering on his son in multiple extracurricular activities, thanking his lucky stars to have a supportive wife and agonizing over the Philadelphia Eagles.

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