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Jennifer Hanscom

Jennifer Hanscom is a board member of the Physicians Foundation and Executive Director / CEO for the Washington State Medical Association.  Since 1996, Ms. Hanscom has worked on a variety of strategic initiatives at the WSMA, with a particular focus on physician leadership development, media relations and building a strong membership.

Ms. Hanscom also serves as CEO of WSMA Foundation for Health Care Improvement. The Foundation seeks to help physicians understand and adapt to ongoing changes in health delivery and payment by working with medical groups and physicians' practices to support information based care; promote best practices; promote reductions in unsupportable variations in care; improve patient safety; and education physicians on how to meet these goals.

Ms. Hanscom is a member of the Board of Directors at Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company and sits on the Board of the Washington HealthCare Forum. She is also a member of the American Society of Association Executives, the American Association of Medical Society Executives and the Washington Society of Association Executives.

Ms. Hanscom holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Willamette University.