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Eric G. Jahn, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Community Health

Email: eric.jahn@rutgers.edu

Eric G. Jahn, MD is Senior Associate Dean for Community Health, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, Division Chief Community Health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. In his role as Senior Associate Dean for Community Health, Dr. Jahn is responsible for oversight of the community health mission of the Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 

Prior to being appointed as the Sr. Associate Dean for Community Health, Dr. Jahn served as the Medical Director of the Eric B. Chandler Health Center which is a federally qualified community health center operated by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in conjunction with the Eric B. Chandler Community Board Inc.  Dr. Jahn served in this capacity from 1993 to 2009 and was P.I. on its Ryan White funded initiatives.  Dr. Jahn has been involved with numerous initiatives at the Chandler Health Center to improve medical practice outcomes and improve health disparities.   

Dr. Jahn earned his A.B. at Princeton University and received his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  Dr. Jahn completed his residency and fellowship in general internal medicine at the University of California Irvine Medical Center. Dr. Jahn maintains an active practice in General Internal Medicine at the Eric B. Chandler Health Center.

Undergraduate School and Area of Concentration:

  • Princeton University, Psychology
  • Columbia University, Pre-medical Studies

Graduate Schools and fields of study:

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Doctor of Medicine

Residency:

  • University of California Irvine Medical Center, Internal Medicine

Fellowship:

  • University of California Irvine Medical Center, Internal Medicine

Board Certification:

  • Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine

Key Publications:

  • Escobar JI, Gara MA, Diaz-Martinez AM, Interian A, Warman M, Allen LA, Woolfolk RL, Jahn E, Rodgers D.  Effectiveness of a Time-Limited Cognitive Behavior Therapy-Type Intervention Among Primary Care Patients With Medically Unexplained Symptoms.  Annals of Family Medicine, 5,4: 328-335, 2007
  • Rosen RC,  Zozula R, Jahn EG, Carson JL.  Low rates of recognition of sleep disorders in primary carte: comparison of a community–based versus clinical academic setting.  Sleep Medicine,  2: 47-55, 2001

Honors, Awards, Community Service:

  • Selected for inclusion “The Best Doctors in America”, 1998 – 2013
  • Certificate of Merit; American College of Physicians - Outstanding Student in Internal Medicine, Class of 1988