Shikha Jain. MD
Dr. Shikha Jain is a board-certified hematology and oncology physician. She is a tenured associate professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She is the Director of Communications Strategies in Medicine and the Associate Director of Oncology Communication and Digital Innovation for the University of Illinois Cancer Center. Dr. Jain is the Founder and Chair of the Women in Medicine Summit as well as the Founder and President of the 501©(3) nonprofit Women in Medicine®. She is the CEO and Co-Founder of the action, advocacy and amplification 501©(3) nonprofit IMPACT and was named one of Medscapes 25 Rising Stars in Medicine in 2020, one of Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Emerging Leaders in 2019 and was also awarded the Rising Star award by the LEAD Oncology Conference in 2019. She was appointed by the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS S&T) and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to the Committee on Addressing Inaccurate and Misleading Information on Biological Threats and the Working Group on Engaging the Scientific Community in Countering Scientific Mis- and Disinformation She is on the Doximity Women in Medicine Advisory Board and is the consulting medical editor for Women in Oncology, on the editorial board of Healio HemOnc Today and the host of the podcast Oncology Overdrive.