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Jennifer M. Zagursky, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-4912

Office: (585) 275-4608

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medicine , Hospital Medicine (SMD)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing - Department of Nursing (SON) - Joint

Patient Care Setting

Hospital Medicine


Dr. Zagursky is a native of Rochester, NY. She completed her undergraduate education in northern NY at St Lawrence University with a B.S. in Biochemistry. She then moved to Siena, Italy where she worked on initial vaccine research studies of tumor angiogenesis. She returned to the Rochester area where she was a baker for 2 years. Dr. Zagursky then moved to Philadelphia, PA and obtained her MD degree at Jefferson Medical College. She completed her residency at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester. Since that time she has been a member of the Hospital Medicine Division and is the current Associate Division Chief of Hospital Medicine, APP Division and Medical Director of the 6-3600 unit. She also works as the Director of Physician Advisors for Utilization Management, Physician Advisor for Fall Prevention Committee - which includes yearly resident orientation education and attending RCAs for falls - and is the Physician Advisor for the Safe Patient Handling Committee. In addition to that, she works with AHRQ Stewardship and has joined the NICHE committee.



MD | Jefferson Medical College

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2010 - 06/24/2012
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2010
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center


Resident Teaching Award
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

2012 - Present
Strong Star
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Summa Cum Laude
Location: St. Lawrence University

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Journal Articles

Oldham MA, Walsh P, Maeng DD, Zagursky J, Stewart K, Hawkins SM, Lee HB. "Integration of a proactive, multidisciplinary mental health team on hospital medicine improves provider and nursing satisfaction." Journal of psychosomatic research.. 2020 Jul; 134:110112. Epub 2020 Apr 15.

Bardelli M, Leucci E, Schürfeld K, Bellan C, Passiatore G, Rocchigiani M, Bartolommei S, Orlandini M, Zagursky J, Lazzi S, De Falco G, Tosi P, Oliviero S, Leoncini L. "VEGF-D is expressed in activated lymphoid cells and in tumors of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2007 Oct; 48(10):2014-21.