Jennifer Rhoads Marks, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)

Director of Professional Development in GHPGIM

Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine & Allergy

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Dr. Marks strives to understand the patient’s perspective, as she believes getting to know each patient is an important part of providing the best care possible. She focuses on being extremely thorough in her evaluations, communicating effectively and educating patients about their health status.

Dr. Marks joins Keck Medicine of USC following many years at the University of Virginia, where she treated patients in private practice. At UVA, she helped transform the medical school curriculum while co-directing a course focused on doctor-patient communication and physical examination skills.


  • Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Teaching Award, 2015
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine: Teaching Award Nominee, 2013
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013
  • Society of General Internal Medicine: Outreach Program Award, 2009
  • American University: Dean’s List (all semesters), 1990-1994
  • American University: Presidential Scholarship, 1990


  • The association of health literacy and socio-demographic factors with medication knowledge Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Mar; 78(3):372-6. . View in PubMed