Alisahah Jackson, MD, VP, Population Health Innovation and Policy, CommonSpirit Health System
A musician, a physician, a wife and mother, a volunteer, and a leader are just a few words to describe Dr. Jackson. Above all, she is highly passionate about health equity, advocating that everyone should have the ability to achieve great health, no matter what they look like, how much money they make, or where they come from. Since serving the underserved had always been a priority, she completed her residency in Family Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center, where she was part of the Urban Track program. Since completing medical school, Dr. Jackson has held multiple clinical, academic, and operations leadership roles over her career including Medical Director of rural health clinics and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine. She was named the first ever Chief Community Impact Officer at Atrium Health where she created the Community Health Department, also establishing the first Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health strategies. Most recently, Dr. Jackson joined CommonSpirit Health as its first System Vice President of Population Health Innovation and Policy, with responsibilities for strategy development regarding vulnerable populations, health equity, and innovative care delivery models.