Celebratory Grand Rounds: Outstanding Quality Achievement Award

Jesse Jacob, MD

Jesse Jacob, MD

Jesse Jacob, MD (Infectious Diseases) was awarded the Emory University Department of Medicine’s Outstanding Quality Achievement Award at the 2016 Celebratory Grand Rounds.

The Outstanding Quality Achievement Award is presented to a departmental faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to clinical quality improvement and/or quality.

Comments from Dr. Jacob’s nominator(s):

“He is a rising star in the national health care epidemiology arena.”

“He completed the Emory Healthcare Quality Academy Practical Methods course and has led or contributed to numerous quality efforts at the institutional level, including activities to prevent central-line-associated blood stream infections, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, and ventilator-associated events.”

“Dr. Jacob has become a leader in Emory’s hospital epidemiology program, made significant research contributions leading to improved quality outcomes, and elevated our infection prevention research program to national prominence.”


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