Brian Jenssen, MD, MSHP Brian Jenssen, MD, MSHP, is a researcher and primary care pediatrician with the Division of General Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Areas of Expertise: Health information technology, Clinical decision support systems, Tobacco policy, Smoking cessation Locations: Main Campus; Karabots Pediatric Care Center, West Philadelphia Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Background Brian Jenssen, MD, MSHP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, a practicing primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), a faculty member at PolicyLab and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness at CHOP, and the Medical Director for Value-Based Care for CHOP’s Care Network. He holds a bachelor's degree from the Davidson College, NC, received his MD from the University of Rochester, NY, and is board certified in pediatrics and clinical informatics. He completed a residency in pediatrics and served as chief resident at CHOP. From 2014-2016, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania and earned his Master of Science in Health Policy Research (MSHP). Dr. Jenssen’s research involves use of clinical decision support systems and population health management techniques to protect children from secondhand smoke exposure and tobacco use. More broadly, he focuses on leveraging health information technology to engineer and implement novel approaches and products to improve care for children and their parents. He has worked extensively with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence on a variety of tobacco policy efforts, including the recent policy statement on E-Cigarettes, and he currently serves as an executive member of the newly formed AAP Section on Tobacco Control. Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY InternshipPediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA ResidencyPediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident) FellowshipRobert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Additional TrainingClinical and Translational Science Institute Student Fellow - National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD Board CertificationPediatrics Titles and Academic Titles Attending PhysicianMedical Director for Value-Based Care, CHOP Care NetworkFaculty, PolicyLab, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and Department of Biomedical and Health InformaticsAssistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Departments and Services Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) General PediatricsCenter for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) Research Interests Tobacco policy Smoking cessation Health literacy Use of technologies Healthcare utilization in primary care Publications Papers2016 Jenssen BP, Mitra N, Shah A, Wan F, Grande D. Using Digital Technology to Engage and Communicate with Patients: A Survey of Patient Attitudes. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Jan;31(1):85-92. doi: 10.1007/s11606-015-3517-x. PMID: 26385117. 2015 Walley SC, Jenssen BP; Section on Tobacco Control. Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov;136(5):1018-26. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-3222. Jenssen BP, Lautz AJ, Orthmann-Murphy JL, Yum SW, Waanders A, Fox E. A 6-Year-Old With Leg Cramps. Pediatrics. 2015. Oct;136(4):732-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-0332. Epub 2015 Sep 14. PMID: 26371189. Lautz AJ, Jenssen B, McGuire J, St Geme JW 3rd. A 33-month-old with fever and altered mental status. Pediatrics. 2015 Jan;135(1):120-5. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-2405. Epub 2014 Dec 8. PMID: 25489012. 2014 Jenssen BP, Desai BR, Callahan JM. Randomized Controlled Trial of RSS Reader Use and Resident Familiarity With Primary Literature. J Grad Med Educ. 2014 Jun;6(2):341-4. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-13-00249.1. PMID: 24949145. Duffy EK, Jenssen BP. Electronic cigarettes: the new face of nicotine. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):1-3. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-3182. Epub 2014 Jun 2. Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. We are committed to true transparency. However, to ensure the comments are fair and correctly attributed, we review each one before posting to the website. We exclude entire comments that disclose patient's protected health information, are off-topic, or include other confidential or inappropriate content. Comments will appear on provider bios only if providers have a minimum number of comments. Comments are shared internally for education purposes to ensure that we are doing our very best for the patients and families for whom we are privileged to care. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.