Jayde Hooven, MD

Jayde Hooven, MD

Hometown: Northampton, PA

College/Medical School: The University of Scranton/Penn State University College of Medicine

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy playing any type of sport, especially volleyball and ultimate Frisbee. I love dancing and attending dance fitness classes. I enjoy watching movies and exploring new restaurants and parks with my husband. I’m interested in pursuing a career in Peds Endocrine!

Travels/Languages: My favorite places I have traveled to have been Bermuda and St. Maarten. I hope to travel to Australia, Greece, and Spain. English is my only fluent language, but I speak some Spanish.

An Interesting Fact About Yourself: While I have favorite movies and books, I can’t ever remember the main characters’ names.

Why Did You Choose UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: I enjoyed the warmth, joy, and comradery expressed from all the residents, program directors, and coordinators. I loved that Children's offered clinical and research opportunities in such a livable city!