Elisa K. Siegel
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
As chief communications and marketing officer, Elisa K. Siegel leads the AAMC’s efforts to advance public understanding and support of medical schools and teaching hospitals and their contributions to America's health. Her team manages the association's message strategy; earned, paid, and social media; strategic and advocacy communications campaigns; public opinion research; marketing strategy; brand and reputation management; and digital and print publishing. In addition, she serves on the board of directors of the Public Affairs Council.
Prior to joining the AAMC in 2003, Siegel was a senior vice president of the public relations and advertising agency Goddard Claussen Porter Novelli, where she worked on many of the firm’s groundbreaking issue advocacy campaigns. She also has served as director of public affairs for the American Insurance Association and government affairs manager for Diamond Shamrock Corporation. She graduated magna cum laude with her bachelor’s degree from Duke University.