Vice President/Senior Consultant, U.S. Health Services
Pat Fairchild served as vice president of JSI’s Health Services Division for more than 20 years, overseeing JSI’s extensive portfolio of projects in the United States. She continues as a consultant for JSI projects, primarily those focused on improving access to health services. Over the course of her career, Pat has worked with federally qualified health centers and other community-based providers and systems of care aimed at improving access for people who face barriers to health care. She has also worked continuously with state and federal agencies and foundations on policies and programs to improve health care access. Pat joined JSI in 1979 after receiving an MA in health administration from the University of Chicago and working for five years with the Department of Health and Human Services.