University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Alicia Jacobs, M.D.
Alicia Jacobs, M.D.

Alicia Jacobs, M.D.

Associate Professor
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
Department of Family Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
Family Medicine Department, 235 Rowell Hall, 106 Carrigan Drive, Burlington, VT 05405


2015-2016       STFM Leading Change Fellowship
2014                  Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives.  Harvard School of Public Health
2014                  Financial Decision Making, American College of Physician Executives
2013                  Managing Physician Performance, American College of Physician Executives
2011                  UVM-Medical Group Advanced Business Education Program
2010                  UVM-Medical Group Core Business Education Program
1996 – 1999    University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, Family Practice Residency
1991 – 1996    Yale University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
                            Down’s International Research Fellowship, Yale University. Granted for public
                            health research in Madagascar.
1985 – 1989    Brown University, Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies
1987 – 1988    University of Bristol, England, Junior Year Abroad

Academic Interests

General Family Medicine
Community Health and Wellness

Research Interests

Primary prevention projects


Vice Chair for Clinical Operations in Family Medicine:  Clinical care pathways, operations, recruitment

Academic Appointments

2012– present   Associate Professor

Prior Academic Appointments:
2011 - 2012      Assistant Professor
1999 - 2012     Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
1996 – 1999    Clinical Instructor, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Research Grants

2015 - present      Vermont Child Health Improvement Program, Statewide Collaboration for Child and
                                Maternal Health Improvement, Vermont Department of Health
2015 - present      Health Care Shares: Farm to Medical Home Project. Grant from Children's Miracle Network.
2014 - 2015          VCHIP grant for Pediatric Community Wellness Collaboration
2014 - 2015          Health Care Shares:  Farm to Medical Home Project.  Grant from TD Bank, Fletcher Allen Community Benefits
                                Fund, and CDC
2013 - 2014          After School Velocity program grant from Fletcher Allen Health Care Community Benefits Funds.   
                                Study an after school activity program for non-athletic middle school boys.
2013 - 2014          After School Mindfulness grant from Fletcher Allen Health Care Community Benefits Funds.  Develop an after
                                school mindfulness program for school age children.
2013                      Community Supported Agriculture grant from TD Bank.  Quality study of how a CSA share affects biometrics
                                and sense of wellness
2012 – 2014        VCHIP grant for asthma research

Awards and Honors

1996  Family Practice Award of Excellence, Yale University School of Medicine


2014                    Spirometry, Asthma and COPD. UVMMC eLearn modules.
2014                    Opiod eLearn.  UVM CME training on the UVM-MG Opioid Protocol
2013                    Scholarworks.  Jacobs, Alicia MD, "Asthma" (2013) Family Medicine Scholarly Works.
                              Paper 7.
2012                    Jacobs AA.  “PEDS:  Primary Nocturnal Enuresis.”  FPIN eMedRef
2011 – 2014       Fletcher Allen Blog.  Monthly Family Medicine topics.
2011 - 2013        Fletcher Allen Health Care Transforming Primary Care delivery - internal blog.
2005 – present   Colchester Sun.  Various medical columns. 
2005 – present   Essex Reporter.  Various medical columns.
1995                     Jacobs AA, Zeller H. “Endemicity of Wild Poliovirus and Enteroviruses in a
                               High Risk Population in Rural Central Madagascar.” Thesis. Yale University 
                               School of Medicine.