Jessica Durkee Shock

Jessica Durkee-Shock, M.D.

Jessica Durkee-Shock, M.D.
University of Maryland Medical School 

Hometown: Watertown, CT
College: Vassar College
Career Plans: Hospitalist Medicine 
Projects & Committees: Hospital Ethics Committee, Pediatrics Resident Council 

Jess grew up in Northwest Connecticut, on a small farm. She was a Chemistry major at  Vassar College, where she met her husband, Will. After graduating, She and Will moved to Baltimore, where he is from and Jess started medical school at University of Maryland. She was initially an internal medicine intern but she realized that she missed seeing kids. Jess subsequently joined the combined Med-Peds Program in July of 2013. After residency Jess is considering a career in hospitalist medicine. She currently lives north of the city in Baltimore County. In her free time she enjoys going to the beach, horseback riding, reading and spending time with her family.