Dr. Patricia Salber - Biography
Patricia Salber MD, MBA is a physician executive and serial entrepreneur. Her company, The Doctor Weighs In, is a multimedia company with the mission of helping healthcare innovators tell their stories to the world. She uses video, radio, social media, and her very popular blog, The Doctor Weighs In, to reach a global audience of hundreds of thousands of people with her stories.
In the past, Dr. Salber has worked in almost every aspect of healthcare starting as a double-boarded Emergency Physician at Kaiser Permanente, years as a Physician Executive for Kaiser's corporate headquarters, and various leadership roles with employers, such as GM, and health plans, such as Blue Shield of California.
She serves as an advisor to a number of early stage companies and not-for-profit organizations. She was the founder and served as President of Physicians for a Violence-free Society for more than a decade. Her book, The Physicians Guide to Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse was the first book for physicians on the topic.
She has published widely in both peer-reviewed journals, trade press, and popular press. She has appeared on CNN, NewsMax, Huffington Post, and Fox Business News and participated in numerous radio shows as an expert healthcare commentator. She has a regular health policy podcast sponsored by the American Journal of Managed Care as well as The Doctor Weighs In Podcast on the Blog Talk Radio Platform. She is a co-author together with Richard Krohn and David Metcalf of her latest book, Connected Health: Improving Care, Safety, and Efficiency with Wearables and IOT Solution.
For fun, she likes to hike and travel the world with her family. Her most recent trip was to the Peruvian Amazon to birdwatch and swim with pink dolphins.