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Jessica Schwartz is currently a hospitalist at Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) where she is part of a group of redeployed faculty to treat patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Prior to the pandemic, she was a GIM fellow at JHH and will return in July to complete her final year of training. Her research focuses on quality improvement and patient safety in primary care, leveraging her training in public health sciences to identify and deconstruct barriers to care delivery. Jessica is currently developing a registry and evaluation plan to measure outcomes for an innovative lifestyle clinic, the Healthful Eating, Activity & Weight Program which opened at JH in the Spring of 2020. Additionally, she is working on projects to evaluate and improve hypertension follow up and obesity management in primary care. She earned her Masters in Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and was inducted in the Alpha Chapter of the Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society. She also completed a scholar program at the Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy to hone her skills in intervention design and evaluation.