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Jennifer Bretsch, MS

Director of Programs

Jennifer Bretsch
Jennifer serves as the director of programs for health equity and justice at the center.

Jennifer is driven by a passion for health equity and justice and serves as the director of programs for the AAMC Center for Health Justice. In this role, she primarily contributes to strategy development and implementation and provides oversight and management of center programs.

She also works with the AAMC Clinical Leadership and Quality Unit as the manager of health care quality and public health initiatives. This role addresses quality improvement, safety, vaccine acceptance, equity, and justice with learners to leaders in health professions schools and teaching hospitals.

In prior roles, Jennifer has contributed at the national and local levels to improve the quality of cancer care, cardiac care, public health, and address health and health care disparities in collaboration with hundreds of health care institutions, clinicians, and support staff.

She received her master’s degree in public health from the State University of New York and her bachelor’s degree in biology and environmental sciences from East Stroudsburg University. She maintains her professional health care quality certification and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt as well as a member of the National Association for Healthcare Quality.