Founder & Chairman
Dr. Jordan Shlain is a practicing primary care doctor, a digital health entrepreneur and respected thought leader in national health policy. He is known in the health community as an advocate for empowering physicians and patients. He is the founder and chairman of Healthloop, a pioneering digital health company that connects doctors and patients to track, guide and connect between medical visits in the spirit of improving outcomes and access. He has been named a top 100 health innovator by Healthspottr and is a health advisor to the Aspen Institute.
Dr. Shlain is the Chairman of the Institute of Responsible Nutrition and an active board member of the non-partisan, Washington DC Hope Street Group, a board member of international wildlife conservation WildAid and recent past president of the American Academy of Private Physicians. He is a Mayoral appointed commissioner on the Health Service Systems Board of San Francisco and is an advisor to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on their ‘Flip the Clinic’ project. He has served on the Optum physician advisory board and UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s early translational research team. He advises and invests in digital health start-up’s, venture capital, and private equity firms and is an expert consultant for the Gerson Lehman Group.
He is author and chief architect of ‘Pay-for-Engagement’, a new payment model that is currently being piloted in California.
Dr. Shlain is guest lecturer at UC Berkeley’s College of Letters and Science’s Pre-Med 101 as well as the College of Engineering’s Industrial Design and Human Factors course.
After graduating with honors at UC Berkeley and before his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine, he spent a year teach high school science in Kenya, East Africa for Harvard affiliated WorldTeach and subsequently opened a bed and breakfast in Lucca, Italy.
He is a guitarist for indie rock band, Analog Mammals.