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Jessica E Hobbs, DO

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-455-7000
Office: 701 Grove Road-Department of Emergency Medicine
Greenville SC 29605


Background: Dr. Jessica Hobbs practices clinical emergency medicine and serves as the Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Operations at Prisma Health Upstate as well as Medical Director of Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina, a level one trauma and tertiary care center. She holds an appointment as Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of South Carolina, School of Medicine—Greenville and works as clinical faculty with the Greenville Emergency Medicine Residency Program, which she helped establish as founding faculty in 2017, developing and directing the immersive Resident Orientation Program. Dr. Hobbs joined Greenville Health System in 2015 and has served as Medical Director of Disaster Preparedness as well as currently serves as Medical Director of the GHS Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Program.

Dr. Hobbs joined Prisma Health in 2015 and has served as the Medical Director of the Prisma Health Upstate Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Program for the last five years. She became involved in forensic medicine when she identified a gap in patient care and helped create a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner program that was granted over $1 million in funds to create a multi-disciplinary forensic medicine program for comprehensive patient care. She also has the privilege of serving as Alternate Councilor for the Forensic Medicine Section of ACEP. Dr. Hobbs's interests include responding to endless minor pediatric medical emergencies (aka parenting a toddler), healthcare policy, forensic emergency medicine and healthcare systems development.

Dr. Hobbs completed medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Emergency Medicine Residency at Ohio University/Kettering Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, where she served as Chief Resident. She completed her MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Clemson University in 2022 with a special focus on healthcare and digital transformation.
Teaching Interest(s): Dr. Hobbs's teaching interests include systems-level and integrated, multidisciplinary education development and implementation, healthcare policy, forensic emergency medicine, and healthcare systems development.
Research Interest(s): Sexual Assault and Forensic Patient Care, Forensic Multidisciplinary Education, System Operations and Throughput, and the intersectinon of Emergency Department Care and AIDS/HIV, PEP and PREP, Opiate Use Disorder.
Honors & Awards: NSUCOM Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society
Gradview Hospital Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year
NSU Student Achievement Award (STUEY) for the College of Osteopathic Medicine
NSUCOM Dean’s Organizational Award
NSUCOM Excellence in Leadership Award
NSUCOM Student D.O. of the Year
NSUCOM Class of 2010 Student of the Year
Girl Scout Gold Award

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