Speakers

Rebecca Jacobson, MD, MS, FACMI

Vice President, Analytics, UPMC Enterprises

Dr. Rebecca Jacobson is Vice President of Analytics at UPMC Enterprises in Pittsburgh, PA. She joined UPMC Enterprises in June, 2017 after a twenty-year career in academic biomedical informatics. At UPMC, Dr. Jacobson leads a team of engineers and data scientists developing NLP and machine learning applications, leading to commercial solutions. Over the past fifteen years, Dr. Jacobson’s work has focused on extracting meaningful information from electronic medical records to impact population health, precision medicine, and cancer research. She is an elected Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (since 2010). Dr. Jacobson received her MD and completed her National Library of Medicine (NLM) Fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.She received her MS in Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Science. She completed her graduate medical training in Pathology and Neuropathology at Stanford University Medical Center. Prior to this position, Dr. Jacobson was Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Chief Information Officer for the Institute for Precision Medicine, and Director of the Graduate Training Program in Biomedical Informatics at University of Pittsburgh.