Jessica Wright, P.A.-C.

  • Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine


Jessica Wright is a physician assistant and clinical instructor in the School of Medicine, Department of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Mrs. Wright spends her clinical time at OHSU on the Inpatient Geriatrics Consult Service. She and her colleagues work alongside the medical and surgical teams to address polypharmacy, delirium, reduce risk of falls, and help the teams to navigate goals of care and transitions of care for older adults.

In her role as clinical instructor, Mrs. Wright works with physician assistant students, nurse practitioner students, medical students, medical residents and geriatric medicine fellows. While she enjoys the didactic portion of instruction she really enjoys being able to share her love of working with older adults with students.

Education and training

    • B.S., 2004, Psychology with a Biology emphasis, UC Davis
    • M.S., 2010, Physician Assistant Studies, Pacific University

Areas of interest

  • Improving Transitions of Care for Older Adults
  • In Hospital Fall Prevention and Early Mobility
  • Elder Abuse Prevention



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