Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Welcomes
Jay S. Feldstein, DO ’81 as Eighth President and Chief Executive Officer
by Jennifer Shaffer Leone
“I would like to thank the PCOM Board of Trustees and the members of the search committee for the honor to serve as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of my alma mater. I am truly humbled by the opportunity to build on the legacy of PCOM’s history and Mission. This is a dream come true—both professionally and personally.”
– Dr. Feldstein
An alumnus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Jay S. Feldstein, DO ’81, succeeds Matthew Schure, PhD, as the institution’s eighth president and chief executive officer.
Dr. Feldstein holds an impressive record of success in healthcare management. Since 2010, he has served as President, Northern Division, Pennsylvania Managed Care Plans, at AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies.
He has worked as Corporate Chief Medical Officer/Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer/Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs at AmeriHealth Caritas; as Senior Medical Director, Mid-Atlantic region, and Director, Network Medical, Southern New Jersey/Delaware division at Aetna; as Medical Director at Concentra Health Center; as President/Chief Executive Officer at Occupational Health Resources, Inc.; as Founder/President/Medical Director at Spectracare Occupational Health Services; and as a physician and board member at Doctors for Emergency Services.
Dr. Feldstein earned his bachelor’s degree from Penn State University and his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from PCOM. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the Medical Center of Delaware and his internship at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, now part of the Kennedy Health System, in Stratford, New Jersey. He is board certified in emergency medicine and occupational medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine.
The naming of Dr. Feldstein as president and chief executive officer completes a 13-month presidential search process at the College.