Director, Penn Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation Program
Jasmine Zheng, MD, is an Innovation Faculty member at the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation, Director of the Penn Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation Program, Program Director for the Cancer Rehabilitation Fellowship, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medication and Rehabilitation. She also leads the outpatient clinical lymphedema services at Penn Medicine. Dr. Zheng received her medical education at Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her residency training and chief residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Zheng is interested in clinical and research efforts to improve patient experience throughout the cancer care continuum and to leverage rehabilitation to improve functionality and survivorship. She led the Pennsylvania Hospital Cancer Committee’s 2021 Program Goal in Exercise Oncology – creating a streamlined method for patient physical activity assessments via the EMR that mapped results to specific provider best practice recommendations and patient interventions. She is currently working with the Cancer Center on improving prospective surveillance of lymphedema in breast cancer. She is a member of the Cancer Rehabilitation Physician Consortium of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a group focused on expanding and evolving cancer rehabilitation services, research, and education, and helps co-direct the Telehealth and Technology subgroup, whose mission is to advance telehealth and technology in the field of cancer rehabilitation.