Jessica B. Foster, MD

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Jessica B. Foster, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Oncology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Pediatrics - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH (Chief resident)


Pediatric Hematology and Oncology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation

Foster JB. Engineering a better CAR: optimizing mRNA for chimeric antigen receptors. Presented at: 2nd Annual lmmuno-Oncology Young Investigators' Forum; 2016 Mar 11; Houston. T X.

Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

2015, Diamond-Blackfan Award for Research in Hematology-Oncology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

2013, Benzig-Lowe Critical Care Award, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

2010, Leonard Towe Humanism in Medicine Award

2010, Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement, American Medical Women's Association

2010, Robert M. Blizzard Pediatric Scholar Award, University of Virginia Medical School

2009, C. Richard Bowman Scholar, University of Virginia Medical School

2009, Gold Humanism Honor Society

2008, Alpha Omega Alpha

2008, American Society of Clinical Pathologists Award of Excellence and Achievement

2006-2010, Pratt Scholarship, University of Virginia Medical School

2006, Phi Beta Kappa, Columbia University 

Leadership and Memberships

2016-present, American Society of Clinical Oncology

2016-present,  American Association for Cancer Research

2014-present, Children's Oncology Group

2010-2014, American Academy of Pediatrics