Janet S. Holcombe is the Vice President, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a top rated pediatric healthcare system consisting of a teaching hospital, an extensive ambulatory network, and a large research enterprise.
Janet joined CHOP’s Office of Compliance in Privacy in 2006, and has served as Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer since early 2011. She has institution-wide responsibility for CHOP’s compliance and privacy programs. She also administers CHOP’s Enterprise Risk Management program and co-chairs its Institutional Risk Committee. In addition, Janet has operational responsibility for CHOP’s conflict of interest program and is a member of its Conflict of Interest Committee. Through a centralized conflicts of interest office within the Office of Compliance and Privacy, she has responsibility for managing the full range of conflict of interest matters at the institution, including annual conflicts reporting, research conflicts, industry interactions policies, institutional conflicts, and conflicts reviews of consulting relationships.
She is an active member of the Compliance Officers Forum of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), serving as a member of its Steering Committee and its Peer Evaluation Workgroup. She also is active in the AAMC’s Forum on Conflict of Interest of Academe (FOCIA) and is a past member of FOCIA’s Steering Committee and its Program Committee.
Previously, she practiced law for 15 years and was a member of a Philadelphia law firm where she specialized in complex commercial litigation. She is a member of the Pennsylvania bar. Janet earned her J.D. from Temple University School of Law, magna cum laude, and her B.A. from Douglass College at Rutgers University.