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

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

Academic Interests

General Family Medicine
Community Health and Wellness

Awards and Honors

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

Research Interests

Primary prevention projects


2014              Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives.  Harvard School of Public Health
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


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


2012                   Jacobs AA.  “PEDS:  Primary Nocturnal Enuresis.”  FPIN eMedRef
2011 – present  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.

Research Grants

2014 - present    VCHIP grant for Pediatric Community Wellness Collaboration
2014 - present    Health Care Shares:  Farm to Medical Home Project.  Grant from TD Bank, Fletcher Allen Community Benefits
                            Fund, and CDC
2013 - present    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 - present    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 – present  VCHIP grant for asthma research