Jessica Bivens, MD

Second Year Fellow

Hometown: Tallmadge, OH

College/Medical School: Miami University/Midwestern University, AZCOM

Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Career/Research Interests: Pediatric Cardiology with a focus on palliative care and potentially imaging/fetal imaging

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy checking out all of the local breweries and restaurants. I love playing board and card games, and I'm absolutely addicted to television. I also like taking my dog any and everywhere he is welcome.

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: Single with two cats (Gubernaculum and Borborygmi) and a recently adopted Puerto Rican mutt (Churro) 

Travels/Languages: I majored in Spanish in college, however my fluency has decreased over time. I spent a month in Guatemala during medical school and a month in Zimbabwe during residency. I love traveling both internationally and domestically. I'm a big Disney/Harry Potter fan so I hit up Disney parks and Universal Studios often.

Likes About Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC: The people at Children's Hospital are great to work with and the city itself is a perfect blend of things to do and great food to eat without being too big and expensive.