Jaya Aysola, MD, DTMH, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Executive Director of Center for Health Equity Advancement

Courses Taught

"Penn, Social Systems, & The Community" Asynchronous Fieldwork Course

Brief Bio

Jaya Aysola, MD, MPH is the Assistant Dean of Inclusion and Diversity at the Perelman School of Medicine and Founder and Executive Director of Penn Medicine’s Center for Health Equity Advancement (CHEA). An Associate Professor of Medicine and of Pediatrics, her research centers on evaluating system, provider, and patient level strategies to improve the uptake and quality of health care and health for marginalized populations. Her research stems from her prior clinical, administrative, and policy experiences in resource-constrained settings. Dr. Aysola’s work has focused on how health systems can operationalize equity and inclusion, and dismantling structural bias and racism in medicine. Her work has been published in New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA Network, and Health Affairs.