Shikha Jain MD FACP


Dr. Shikha Jain is a board-certified hematology and oncology physician. She is an assistant 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 CEO and Co-Founder of the action, advocacy and amplification organization IMPACT and Founder and President of the nonprofit Women in Medicine® and chair of the Women in Medicine Summit. Dr. Jain 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 is a nationally renowned speaker and has written for national publications including CNN, USA Today, Scientific American, The Hill, US News, the Chicago Tribune, Physician's Weekly, Doximity, KevinMD and has been interviewed in the New York Times and Time magazine. She is a regular contributor to FOX 32 and has also been a guest on CBS, Yahoo Finance, ABC7 and WGN. Dr. Jain speaks on a variety of topics including, but not limited to, leadership, gender equity and inequities in healthcare, public health messaging and communication strategies, the utility of social media in healthcare communication, social media strategies, , impostor phenomenon, COVID19, oncology, GI oncology, neuroendocrine tumors, immunotherapy, the doctor patient relationship, mentorship and sponsorship, and many other topics related to medicine. She is a sought after keynote speaker and active researchers and clinician.


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