Samantha Burch

Senior Director, Congressional Affairs

HIMSS

Samantha Burch is Senior Director, Congressional Affairs, for HIMSS: a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information and technology.

As Senior Director of Congressional Affairs, Sam leads HIMSS’ efforts to identify, establish, and strengthen partnerships with key Congressional Offices and Committees to advance health IT policy.

Prior to joining HIMSS in 2015, Sam served as Vice President, Legislation and Health IT at the Federation of American Hospitals and as a healthcare aide and press secretary for Rep. Al Green (D-TX). She also worked with the American Cancer Society, AcademyHealth, and as a policy fellow with the Ohio Department of Health.

Sam received a Master of Arts degree in government from the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC and a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from The Ohio State University.