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Brian Richard Jacobs, MD

Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer, Children’s National Medical Center

Chief Medical Information Officer, Children’s National Medical Center

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care
American Board of Preventive Medicine
National Provider Identifier1396797023

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Brian Jacobs, MD, is Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer, and Chief Information Officer at Children's National. In addition, Dr. Jacobs oversees the Bear Institute – the first Pediatric Health IT Institute in the nation – a partnership with Cerner. He is the Executive Director of the Center for Pediatric Informatics and oversees the Children’s IQ Network®, a pediatric health information exchange in the DC Metropolitan region. He plays an integral role in organizational informatics and technology in the areas of care delivery, education and research. Dr. Jacobs enjoys skiing and sailing with his wife and 4 children. Dr. Jacobs is also a diplomat for the American Board of Preventive Medicine, Specialist in Clinical Informatics 2013.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of California-Los Angeles Los Aneles, CABachelor of Arts Biology 1978
Post Graduate Education University of Oregon Eugene, ORMaster of Science Biochemistry 1979
Medical School Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine Portland, ORDoctor of Medicine 1980 -1984
Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
FellowAmerican College of Critical Care Medicine
Fellow and Board MemberHealthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
DiplomatAmerican Board of Preventive MedicineSpecialist in Clinical Informatics2013
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal Investigator
Read more about the research interests of Brian Richard Jacobs
Journal Article, Shea PL, Spaeder MC, Sayal P, Jacobs BR, Stockwell DC (2013), Hypoglycemia Adverse Events in PICUs and Cardiac ICUs: Differentiating Preventable and Nonpreventable Events, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Journal Article, Jacobs BR, Nadkarni V, Goldstein B, Checchia P, Ayad, O, Bean J, DeMichele S (2013), Nutritional Immunomodulation in Critically Ill Children With Acute Lung Injury: Feasibility and Impact on Circulating Biomarkers, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 14, 1, 45-56.

Journal Article, Jacobs BR, Hart KW, Rucker DW (2012), Reduction in clinical variance using targeted design changes in computerized provider order entry (CPOE) order sets, Applied Clinic Informatics , 3, 1, 52-63.

Book Chapter, Stockwell DC, Jacobs BR (2012), Innovation through Automated Detection of Adverse Events, In Stockwell DC, Jacobs BR, The Healing Edge.

Journal Article, Tebbi C, Costanzi J, Shulman R, Dreisbach L, Jacobs BR, Blaney M, Ashby M, Gillespie BS, Begelman SM (2011), A Phase III, Open-Label, Single-Arm Study of Tenecteplase for Restoration of Function in Dysfunctional Central Venous Catheters, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Journal Article, Talley LB, Hooper J, Jacobs BR, Guzzetta C, McCarter R, Sill A, Cain S, Wilson SL (2011), Cardopulmonary monitors and clinically significant events in critically ill children, Biomedical Instrument Technology, 38-45.

Journal Article, Song X, DeBiasi RL, Campos JM, Fagbuyi DB, Jacobs BR, Singh N (2011), Comparison of pandemic and seasonal influenza A infections in pediatric patients: Were they different?, Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses.

Journal Article, Dickerman MJ, Jacobs BR, Vinodrao H, Stockwell DC (2011), Recognizing hypoglycemia in children through automated adverse event detection, Pediatrics, 127, 1035-1041.

Journal Article, Pon S, Markowitz B, Wiegle C, Jacobs BR (2011), Information Technology in Critical Care, Pediatric Critical Care, 75-91.

Journal Article, Jacobs BR (2011), Role and Importance of the Organization’s Strategic Plan, The CMIO Survival Guide: A Handbook for Chief Medical Information Officers and Those Who Hire Them.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Brian Jacobs, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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