Jennifer Patronas

Jennifer Patronas

Jen Patronas, MBA, NREMT, CSSBB, ACHE is the Director of Health Services for the Anchorage School District (ASD) where she leads 104 nurses. Jen retired from the United States Air Force (USAF) in 2019 after serving 20 years as a medic. She worked in various departments to include the Emergency Room, OB/GYN, Wound Care, and Pediatrics. She was a Master Instructor of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NRMET), Anatomy & Physiology I, as well as an Instructor Trainer for Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS). While serving, Jen deployed to Papua New Guinea and Micronesia where she helped strengthen international relations by teaching modern medical practices to medical personnel. Jen earned her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a minor in Healthcare Management in 2013 from Saint Leo University and her Six Sigma Black Belt certificate in 2019 from the University of Houston. Her passion includes process improvement and teaching adult learners.

My Sessions

Keynote: Response to COVID-19


Learn about various organizations’ response to the pandemic. This panel discussion will include nurses and leaders in our community from the Anchorage Health Department, Anchorage School District, Providence Alaska Medical Center, Bean’s Cafe, and Department of Corrections. We will also hear from a recent graduate of nursing school and how the pandemic has affected her […]