Jessica Foster, MD


Division of Oncology

Jessica Foster is an Instructor, Division of Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, responsible for conducting research under the direction of Dr. Adam Resnick. Her research focuses on immunotherapy and RNA chimeric antigen receptor therapy for solid tumors.  

Prior to joining CHOP in July of 2014, Jessica completed a residency program in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and served as Chief Resident.  She completed her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Jessica earned a BA from Columbia University before completing an MD from The University of Virginia.  She is committed to applying immunotherapy to cure the most difficult-to-treat cancers. She believes the immune system is the key to helping eradicate childhood cancer, and her research focuses on using the immune system to attack tumors in a novel way. Jessica’s ultimate goal is to translate the findings discovered at the research bench to clinical trials for patients, to cure childhood cancer for good.