Jacqueline B. Corboy, MD, MS

Jacqueline B. Corboy, MD

Master Clinician, Director of Quality-Division of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine




Jacqueline B. Corboy is an Attending Physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine and is the Director of Quality for her division. She has a master’s degree in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety from Northwestern University, an Advanced Training certification in Quality Improvement from Intermountain Health’s Advanced Training Program and is fellowship trained in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She is a full-time attending within the emergency department at Lurie and within the community at Central Dupage hospital.

Academically, Dr. Corboy has implemented safety practices and quality initiatives in both the academic and community and is the divisional lead for several institutional improvement projects, with a focus on improving care of patients with suspected sepsis. She has been a collaborator and author on the national REVISE project, sponsored by the AAP, aimed at improving evidence-based care for infants with fever, and the SCIENCE collaborative to improve pain management in patients with Sickle Cell disease.

Dr. Corboy has collaborated to develop a quality improvement curriculum for the fellowship within her division and has continued to actively teach QI methodology to medical students through the Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Thread at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and residents within the Lurie Children's Fellows College. She serves as a faculty member for the QI Scholars Program, serving as a mentor and teaches the Implicit Bias segment bi-annually. She is also a member of the QI Writers team, serving as a mentor and contributing to the scholarly productivity of the Lurie Children’s quality improvement community. 

Clinical Interests

Healthcare Quality, Safety Science, Improvement Science, Sepsis, Sickle Cell Disease, Infant Fever. Somatic disorders


Education & Training

Education: Rutgers University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Newark, NJ, 1993; Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, 1989

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, 1996-1999; Residency in pediatrics, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus), 1993-1996

Board Certifications: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, General Pediatrics

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Physicians, Massachusetts Medical Society, American Red Cross