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Shikha Jain, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy

Director of Communication Strategies in Medicine

University of Illinois Chicago

Associate Director of Oncology Communication & Digital Innovation

University of Illinois Cancer Center Chicago

Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder IMPACT

Chair, Co-Founder, Women In Medicine Summit


UI Health

Dr. Shikha Jain,

Scheduling Patient Appointments: Contact Nicole Jackson, 312-455-1625




Article about Dr. Jain

Jain’s Career Comes Full Circle,


Patient Video Education Outreach

  1. Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Multidisciplinary Neuroendocrine Tumor Teams, August 2020
  2. Carcinoid Cancer Foundation. Carcinoid Syndrome and Serotonin, July 2020
  3. Total Health Conferencing, Discussing Cancer Care in the Time of COVID19, April 2020
  4. I Live to Conquer Cancer, February 2019


Dr. Jain on Social Media and LinkedIn

Twitter,, @ShikhaJainMD

Instagram,, @shikhajainmd



TV Interviews 

  1. FOX32. Chicago seeing COVID-19 spread primarily through households and social gatherings. August 2020
  2. FOX32. Gov. Pritzker warns of ‘reversal’ as COVID-19 numbers rise around Illinois. July 2020
  3. FOX32. Covid-19 cases on the rise in kids and teens. July 2020
  4. FOX32. UIC to begin Phase 3 clinical trial of Moderna Vaccine. July 2020
  5. FOX32. Debate heats up over sending kids to school this fall. July 2020
  6. FOX32: New Study Finds COVID-19 antibodies fade fast. June 2020
  7. FOX32: Latest medical developments from the COVID-19 forefront. June 2020
  8. FOX32: Risks abound for those violating social distancing during out-break. May 2020
  9. FOX32: Chicago doctors come together to dispel misinformation, advise officials on pandemic. May 2020
  10. WGN: Doctors join forces in creative ways to help you understand Covid-19 information. May 2020
  11. WGN: Midday Fix: Details on the upcoming Women in Medicine Summit: An Evolution in Empowerment. September 2019


Articles by Dr. Jain

  1. Misinformation and Masking: Salvaging the Message. Medium. August 5, 2020
  2. The Case For A National Universal Masking Mandate. Health Affairs. August 5, 2020
  3. Physician-moms fight back against anti-maskers and anti-vaxxers. KevinMD. August 4, 2020
  4. Letters: Is it possible to get kids to wear masks in schools? Yes, and it’s necessary. Chicago Tribune. July 20, 2020
  5. Why Sponsorship in Medicine Matters. After Rounds. July 7, 2020
  6. Masks are not a partisan issue. They are a public health issue. #AmericaMaskUp. KevinMD. June 19, 2020
  7. Responsibility Redefined: Social Media and Healthcare. After Rounds. June 18, 2020
  8. Patients avoided ERs before COVID. Now, they’re not coming at all. Crains Chicago. June 16, 2020
  9. Letters: Police officers, please wear masks. Chicago Tribune. June 16, 2020
  10. Trying to Focus on ASCO In the Middle of a Crisis. Doximity. June 15, 2020
  11. While businesses may open, avoid business as usual. The Hill. May 14, 2020
  12. Choosing a Medical Specialty: Where to Learn What You Need to Know. After Rounds. May 11, 2020
  13. Letters: How We Can Reopen Illinois Safely. Chicago Tribune. May 4, 2020
  14. All Americans Should Care About When States Reopen. US News & World Report. April 23, 2020
  15. Use Science and Evidence to Craft Plan to Reopen Country Amid Coronavirus. US News & World Report. April 16, 2020
  16. Taking the Long View: Surviving and Thriving After Social Distancing. Thrive Global. April 16, 2020
  17. Preventative Care Must Continue During the Coronavirus Pandemic. US News & World Report. April 13, 2020
  18. It’s Time for Doctors  to Fight For Their Communities. Physician’s Weekly. April 13, 2020
  19. 4 Keys to Time Management for Doctors. After Rounds. April 3, 2020
  20. Governors Need to Act to Stem the Tide of COVID-19. US News & World Report. April 2, 2020
  21. The Mother of All Burdens: COVID-19 and Physician Parents. Ms. Magazine. April 1, 2020
  22. Take the Pledge To be 6ftApartNotUnder and Advocate for Social Distancing. KevinMD. March 29, 2020
  23. I am a Physician, and I am Scared. KevinMD. March 28, 2020
  24. Look for the Helpers: Physicians Using Their Voices to Educate During Pandemic. Morning Consult. March 26, 2020
  25. Women in Medicine Face Unique Challenges. After Rounds. March 17, 2020
  26. When the Doctor is Sick. Tough choices to make. The Hill. February 19, 2020
  27. Treating New Concerns: The Cardio-Oncologist Will See You Now. Scientific American. February 6, 2020
  28. Professionalism in the Era of Social Media. SoMeDocs. January 23, 2020
  29. Without A Fight: Cancer is Not a Battle To Be Won. Scientific American. January 16,2020
  30. Make Schools Safe Requiring Vaccines in Schools. The Hill. December 31, 2019
  31. Closing the Health Care Connection Gap. US News & World Report. December 12, 2019
  32. Development of a Safe Administration PRRT Process in an Ambulatory Academic Setting. Oncology Nursing News. August 12, 2019
  33. It’s Time for Women in Medicine to Get Their Moonshot. October 5, 2019
  34. Can Gender Disparities in Health Care Be Fixed? US News & World Report. September 27, 2019
  35. Speaking Secrets: Shikha Jain, MD. SoMeDocs. August 20, 2019
  36. The Pitfalls & Imperatives of Evaluating Women’s Leadership. Physician’s Weekly. August 9, 2019
  37. Gender Equity needs a Diagnostic Approach. Doximity. June 10, 2019
  38. How to Be an Effective Physician Leader: Strategies for Those With Formal or Informal Authority. Physician’s Weekly. March 13, 2019
  39. How Can Doctors Stop Fake Medical News. February 27, 2019
  40. An Oncologist’s Battle with Imposter Syndrome. February 25, 2019
  41. The Future Belongs to Those Who Mentor. ASCO Connection. Guest Commentary. December 11, 2018
  42. Op-Eds and Advocacy: Pointers for Writing an Op-Ed. SoMeDocs. November 19, 2018
  43. We Don’t Need to Fix Women, We Need to Fix the Leaky Leadership Pipeline. Women In White Coats. December 12, 2018
  44. We Do Not Need to Fix women, We Need to Fix the System. Doximity. OpEd. November 10, 2018
  45. Tips For New Doctors (and a Few for New Attendings). ASCO Connection. Guest Commentary. July 30, 2018
  46. Representing the Hematology & Oncology Physician Women Wolfpack Group at ASCO 2018. Doximity. OpEd. June 19, 2018
  47. How Barbara Bush’s legacy can help us rediscover the benefits of palliative care and hospice. May 21, 2018
  48. A Cancer Patient’s Ever-Growing Bucket List. Doximity. OpEd. April 4, 2018
  49. Why Oncology Is an Intimate Field. Doximity. OpEd. March 13, 2018
  50. Immunology Study Shines New Light on Oncology Treatment. Doximity. OpEd. January 2018
  51. The Oral Contraceptives PR Problem. July 27, 2017
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