Jessica Barnes

Jessica Barnes, DO

  • Class of 2021
Jessica Barnes
  • Post-Residency

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Akron Children's, Mahoning Valley Campus, Boardman, OH
  • Medical School

    Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Harrogate, TN
  • Undergraduate School

    Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
  • Hometown

    Pittsburgh, PA
  • If I wasn't a doctor, I'd be...

    a party planner.

  • My hobbies/interests outside of medicine are...

    climbing, musicals, dance, kayaking, hiking, and travel.

  • On the weekends I'm usually...

    exploring new places and spending time with my fellow residents and husband.

  • My favorite place in Sioux Falls to get a meal or grab a drink is...


  • It's 9:00pm on a Friday night – I am...

    sitting on my patio with a fire and friends.

  • It's 10:00am on a Saturday morning – I am...

    jumping on a trampoline in a fitness class and trying not to die.

  • I chose this program...

    because it’s a small program with a lot of opportunity.

  • What do you get/benefit from by choosing this program over another, similar program?

    Ample hands on experiences, and our program director is the best.

  • What surprised you about this program?

    The organized and well thought out facilities we get to practice in.

  • What do you know now that you wish you did prior to matching with this program?

    How cold the winters really were, and how nice the west side of the state was.

  • What's one thing you want a prospective resident to know about this program?

    It is very important to have a solid program director and program coordinator. And honestly I think we have the best!