Jennifer A. Inra, M.D., Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Jennifer A. Inra received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts and her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Inra then completed her fellowship in Gastroenterology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She then transitioned to become a faculty member of the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine, as well as a member of the Division of Medical Communications, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Dr. Inra has received several awards during her training. She graduated medical school with Alpha Omega Alpha honors, and received the Coryell Prize in Medicine, an award given to the top ranking medical student in the third year Internal Medicine clerkship. She was also awarded the Fellowship Teaching Award as a first year gastroenterology fellow in 2011-2012 for outstanding teaching as voted upon by Brigham and Women’s Internal Medicine Housestaff.
Dr. Inra has been involved in teaching since medical school. She served as an anatomy teaching assistant for first year medical students during her fourth year of medical school. She was a preceptor in the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course for Harvard Medical School Health Sciences and Technology (HST) students during her third year of fellowship. She is currently the director of the “Fellows Lecture Series,” a monthly lecture series that focuses on physiology and pathophysiology of common gastrointestinal diseases for Brigham and Women’s Gastroenterology fellows.
Dr. Inra is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Gastroenterological Association Academy of Educators.
Dr. Inra’s current teaching interest focuses on developing and expanding her innovative “Fellows Lecture Series” curriculum for Brigham and Women’s Gastroenterology fellows. Each session includes a combination of multiple choice questions, an interactive lecture and color handouts for personal review.