Jessie M Pettit, MD

MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University, 2006
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Family Medicine, 2006-2009
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Fellowship Integrative Medicine, 2009 - 2010
Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, Fellowship National Institute for Program Director Development, 2013 - 2014

Clinical education/practice Breastfeeding/lactation Maternal child health CAM Health disparities

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr. Pettit received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY.  She completed her residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Arizona where she served as Chief Resident during her final year of training.  Dr. Pettit also finished Dr. Weil's Integrative Medicine Fellowship which furthered her ability to create care plans that are truly patient-centered.  As a physician who values the often complex needs of her patients, Dr. Pettit is honored to serve as the Tucson Family Advocacy Program's Medical Director.  Dr. Pettit’s main areas of interest are the promotion of health and wellness of women and children including maternity care and promotion of breastfeeding and lactation.  Outside of the office, Dr. Pettit is an avid yoga practitioner and enjoys laughing with her husband Josh and daughters Elena & Nina.

Honors and Awards: 
Global Health Fellowship Recipient, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2003, 2006
Isadore Rossman Memorial Award for Commitment to Community Health Care, 2006
Chief Resident, University of Arizona, Family and Community Medicine, 2008 - 2009
Board Certifications: 
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners
Arizona Medical License, Arizona Medical Board
Board Certified in Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine