Dr. Jarret Patton has served thousands of children in eastern Pennsylvania for over 15 years. Throughout his career as a pediatrician and medical director, he has remained an advocate for children's health issues. Over time, his servant leadership style led him to curtail clinical practice to become a change agent in the healthcare system. As a former President of the Medical Staff at the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania he worked with other leaders to promote children's health and health equity in a highly matrixed environment. Additionally, he has advised many regional and national committees for organizations including The Joint Commission, American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Hospital Association. Dr. Patton spent his post medical training in various fellowships ranging from the Disparities Leadership Program at Massachusetts General Hospital to the Cultural Competency Leadership Fellowship with the Health Research and Educational Trust. He is published in medical literature and contributed to books primarily in the areas of cultural competency and health equity. He received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana and a medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. He completed his pediatric residency at New York University and Bellevue Hospitals.