Experienced communicator and leader with a proven track record in association and nonprofit communications, specializing in healthcare policy and advocacy.
Jennifer Salopek is a leading healthcare communicator specializing in strategy and simplicity. A professional writer and editor with more than 30 years of experience, Jennifer began her career in marketing for consulting and architecture firms. She held senior positions in professional associations before establishing her own consulting business in 2001. Her initial focus on association and non-profit communications shifted to healthcare communications 10 years ago. Retained to conceive and launch the nation’s first blog about innovation in academic medicine for the Association of American Medical Colleges, she has put her policy and practice knowledge to work for advocacy groups, medical specialty societies, providers, and payers. In 2013, she co-founded Women of Impact for Health Care, a group of female executives committed to positive change through collective impact, and served as the organization’s first executive director. Her work has garnered awards from professional groups including the Society of Healthcare Publications Editors. In addition to client engagements, Jennifer serves as communications director for the Society for Healthcare Communication. She an active volunteer in her community, serving on several non-profit boards.