Jacob is a project manager in hospital services for the Department of Psychiatry. He supports all psychiatry service lines at the main hospital campus in Ann Arbor. His book of work includes process and quality improvement, scheduling, regulatory readiness, and business development. Jacob has over 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has worked in many areas including long-term care, inpatient rehabilitation, inpatient acute care, emergency medicine, revenue cycle, compliance, and hospital operations. He completed his MBA from the University of Michigan in 2019.
In addition to his full-time job, Jacob has always been actively involved in diversity, equity, and inclusion. He served as the President of the Pride Employee Resource Group at Henry Ford Health System where he advocated for better care for LGBTQ+ patients. His work included managing Henry Ford Health System’s adopt-a-road program, reducing barriers to accessing care by enhancing online LGBTQ+ health resources, and successfully developing and implementing the health system’s annual pride flag initiative.