Dr. Jennifer Fuchs is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of the University of Richmond in Virginia and Wake Forest School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University Children's Hospital of Richmond. Following completion of residency, she went on to fellowship in Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Texas Children's Hospital Baylor School of Medicine in Houston, Texas. 

Her interests include quality improvement and the electronic medical record, as well as clinical operations and the progress of the PHM fellowship. She is presently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.


Medical School
Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2011)
Virginia Commonwealth University (2014), Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine (2016), Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • Family centered rounds
    • Pediatric hospital medicine fellowship
    • Quality improvement, especially technologically based improvements


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    A Quality Improvement Initiative: Improving the Frequency of Inpatient Electronic Prescribing.
    Fuchs J, Lo HY, Peterman A, Camp E, Chase L Pediatrics 2016 Nov 138 5
    Case 1: Growth Failure and Abnormal Radiographs in a 3-year-old Girl.
    Ramakrishnan R, Fuchs J, Singhal G Pediatr Rev 2016 Aug 37 8 348-50
    Case 1: Recalcitrant tachypnea in a 2-month-old boy.
    Fuchs J, Pathak S, Lee C, Schmidt HJ Pediatr Rev 2015 Feb 36 2 74-5
    Cardiac myxoma causing acute ischemic stroke in a pediatric patient and a review of literature.
    Fuchs J, Leszczyszyn D, Mathew D Pediatr. Neurol. 2014 May 50 5 525-9

    Honors & Awards

    • Physician of the Month
      Texas Children's Hospital (2015)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Pediatrics (2014)
    • American Medical Association (2007-2014)