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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Palliative Care
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
Houston TX 77030
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    Dr. Jill Ann Jarrell was born and raised in West Virginia and completed her undergraduate studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her MD and MPH degrees were received at Emory University School of Medicine and Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, Georgia. She came to Houston for residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and then worked in private practice in Houston for several years as a hospitalist and the director of an inpatient hospice unit. She is triply board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Jarrell came home to Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in 2014 where she is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Pediatric Palliative Care and Academic General Pediatrics. Her academic interests include palliative care, medical ethics, children with special healthcare needs, and healthcare advocacy.

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    1. Humphrey L, Trowbridge A, and Jarrell JA. Rudolph's Textbook of Pediatrics. Palliative Care in Children with Medical Complexity. 2018.
    2. Jarrell JA and Tapia C. Rudolph's Textbook of Pediatrics. Ethical Issues in Pediatric Patients with Medical Complexity. 2018.
    3. Jarrell JA, Elias ER, Kang TI. Health Care Transitions. Palliative Care in Adolescents and Young Adults with Special Healthcare Needs. 2018; 329-337.
    4. Alana Thomas, Jared Rubenstein, Jill Ann Jarrell. Pediatric Fast Facts and Concepts #1: Principles of Pediatric Palliative Care. 2018.
    5. Edwards LA, Bui C, Cabrera AG, Jarrell JA. Improving outpatient advance care planning for adults with congenital or pediatric heart disease followed in a pediatric heart failure and transplant clinic. Congenit Heart Dis. 2018 May; 13(3):362-368. PMID: 29457357.
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    6. Jarrell, JA and Greene, LA. Symptoms, Surrogates, and Statues: Navigating the Slippery Slope of Issues in Pbstetric Palliative Care. Presented at AAHPM National Assembly, platform presentation. 2016.
    7. Tapia C, Jarrell JA. Commentary From a Pediatric Complexologist and a Pediatric Palliative Care and Ethics Consultant. Am J Bioeth. 2016; 16(2):70-1. PMID: 26832104.
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    8. Jill Ann Jarrell. Care of Adults with Chronic Childhood Conditions. Palliative Care. 2016; 355-364.
    9. JA Jarrell, Y Zhou, K Davis. Efficacy of a multi-disciplinary inpatient pediatric obesity treatment program in syndromic and non-syndromic patient populations. Poster #35, Innovations in Pediatric Obesity Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment Forum. American Academy of Pediatrics National Convention and Exhibition; Washington DC. 2015.
    10. JA Jarrell, E Charles. Prognostication and Pitfalls in the Patient-Provider Relationship. 2015.
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