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Jensa Morris, MD

Director, Smilow Hospitalist Service; Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Jensa Morris, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Addresses

  • Internal Medicine

    20 York Street, CB 2041

    New Haven , CT 06510

    United States

  • Internal Medicine

    6 FAIR ST

    Guilford, CT 06437

    United States


Jensa Morris completed her undergraduate at Princeton University, medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Internal Medicine training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Morris specializes in the care of hospitalized patients. Over her career at Yale New Haven Hospital, she has been a leader in perioperative medical management of surgical patients, specifically orthopedic and neurosurgical patients. She was the medical lead for the Hip Fracture Comanagement Service and the Arthroplasty Preoperative Optimization Program. Dr. Morris now leads the Smilow Hospitalist Service, dedicated to the care of hospitalized patients with cancer. Dr. Morris has a strong interest in quality improvement, education and team building on the inpatient medical services.

Education & Training

  • Residency
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2002)
  • Internship
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2000)
  • MD
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine (1999)
  • BA
    Princeton University (1995)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2019)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine (2019)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
First Place: Clinical Redesign Category; Center for Musculoskeletal Care Novel Presurgical Optimization ProgramYale New Haven Health System Safety, Quality and Experience Conference2019
Top Ten HospitalistAmerican College of Physicians2012
Hospitalist Service Excellence Awards: Physician Most Mentioned by Patients and Colleagues, 2013, 2012, 2007-2010; Highest Patient Satisfaction, 2009, 2007Hospitalist Service, Yale New Haven Hospital2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Yale New Haven Hospital Hero, Service Excellence AwardYale New Haven Hospital2006

Professional Service

American Board of Internal MedicineHospitalist Specialty Board Representative to ABIM Internal Medicine Board2022 - Present
Medical Executive Administrative CommitteeMember2021 - Present
American Board of Internal MedicineChair, Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment Committee2021 - Present
Medical Executive CommitteeThe Medical Executive Committee (MEC) is an integral part of hospital governance. The MEC, with input from the medical staff, makes key leadership decisions related to medical staff policies, procedures, and rules, with an emphasis on quality control and quality improvement initiatives.2021 - Present
BMJ OpenReviewer2020 - 2022
Journal of General Internal MedicineReviewer2019 - 2022
American Board of Internal MedicineBoard Member, Hospitalist Exam Medicine Committee2017 - 2021
Society of Perioperative Assessment and Quality ImprovementMember2017 - 2020
American College of PhysiciansFellow2013 - Present
Society of Hospital MedicineMember2003 - Present

Departments & Organizations