Patricia Salber, MD, MBA
Pat Salber is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Doctor Weighs In (TDWI). She has been writing about all things health and healthcare on this site since 2006. She is a board certified internist and emergency physician who practiced at Kaiser Permanente until transitioning into a national executive position as the organization’s first Director of National Accounts. Over the course of her career, she has worked as a physician executive for a variety of healthcare organizations (health insurance companies, medical groups, large employers). Currently, she serves as a consultant to CMS and speaks and moderates at both national and international healthcare conferences. She also serves on advisory councils of global non-profits (i.e. MedShare and Care for Peace) and companies such as CliniOps, a health technology startup that is developing cutting edge software to support clinical trials. She is a media partner to the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety (PPAHS). In addition to writing for TDWI and other healthcare blogs, Pat has published on a variety of topics in both peer-reviewed journals and trade publications. Her book, The Physician’s Guide to Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse, was one of the first books on the topic written specifically for health care professionals.