I am pleased to announce that Maya R. Jerath, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) has been appointed as Vice Chair of Ambulatory Clinical Operations, Safety and Quality for the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Jerath received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and did her residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University. She then completed an allergy and immunology fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC). She joined the faculty at UNC in 2007 as Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2014. At UNC, Dr. Jerath served as the Medical Director of the Allergy & Immunology Clinic, the Program Director for the Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Training Program, and served as the Associate Division Chief for Allergy & Immunology. We were fortunate to recruit her here in 2017 as Professor of Medicine and the Clinical Director for the Division of Allergy & Immunology.
Dr. Jerath currently serves as the Medical Director for the DOM Scheduling Hub, the Patient Safety Officer for the Division of Allergy & Immunology, and is a member of the department’s Operations Executive Council. She also served as the division lead for the Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Study (BRIM). She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, and a graduate of the Academic Medical Leadership Program for Physicians and Scientists. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jerath played an important role as the co-lead for the BJC Multidisciplinary Group for COVID Monoclonal Antibody Therapy.
As Vice Chair of Ambulatory Clinical Operations, Safety and Quality, Dr. Jerath will work with DOM leadership to oversee the continued growth of our ambulatory clinical operations and work with all subspecialty divisions to optimize patient safety & quality and patient experience in outpatient settings.
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Jerath on her new role as Vice Chair of Ambulatory Clinical Operations, Safety and Quality.