UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Ross, Jeanette S

School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
(210) 617-5356
jeanette.ross@va.gov, rossj@uthscsa.edu, jeanetterossmd@gmail.com

Dr. Jeanette Ross Is board Certified in Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine.
Her clinical activities are based at the Audie L. Murphy Veterans Administration Hospital, where she has a leadership position as the Medical Director for transitions of care for Geriatrics and Extended Care.

Dr. Ross is a clinician-educator whose main goal is improve the care of persons who have multiple chronic conditions, are seriously or terminally ill through program development and educational innovations. Her main interests include advanced communication skills, goals of care, pain management, management of falls in elders and transitions of care. She has developed extensive curriculum and educational materials and has educated thousands of medical students, health professions students, hundreds of residents (Medicine, Family medicine, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, Fellows (Geriatrics, Palliative, and geriatrics psychiatry) and staff.

Dr. Ross has been actively involved in many educational program managing roles including: 1) Graduate Medical Education by having different leadership roles in the Palliative Care and Geriatrics fellowship since 2006. Dr. Ross is currently the associate director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship. 2) Clinical education including with the GRECC (Geriatrics Research and Education Center) when she served as Acting associate director for education and evaluation. Multiple VISN Level Geriatrics and Extended care educational initiatives and 3) hospital educational programs such as the life sustaining treatment initiatives.

Dr. Ross has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a Geriatric Academic Career Award (GACA) and the Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Award.

2/2020 - Present Associate Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship University of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
12/2019 - Present Medical Director Transitions of Care Geriatrics and Extended Care South Texas Veterans Health Care System
4/2019 - Present Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine, San Antonio, TX
9/2018 - Present Professor/Clinical University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX