Feldstein Named Among PA's Most InfluentialMay 4, 2022
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) President and CEO, Jay S. Feldstein, DO ‘81, was recently named by City & State PA as one of 100 of Pennsylvania’s most influential
leaders in health care and higher education.
The yearly rankings developed by City & State PA, a multi-media news agency covering
Pennsylvania’s state and local political scene, highlight the state’s key decision
makers and other influential leaders. Earning listings in the 2022 City & State PA
Power 100 lists in the categories of Higher Education and Health Care, Dr. Feldstein’s
steady and skillful leadership has led the College through one of the most challenging periods in its history.
Higher Education Power 100
In the category of Higher Education, Dr. Feldstein is named among “the individuals
who are redefining what it means to be a leader in this field.” Describing his leadership
of PCOM, Dr. Feldstein “has overseen eight years of growth and equity initiatives
at PCOM, including its participation in Accelerate Health Equity, a coalition of area health systems tackling Philadelphia’s longstanding health disparities.”
Health Care Power 100
In the category of Health Care, Dr. Feldstein and his peers are recognized for, among
other things, “preparing the state, their institutions and the public for a better,
more health-secure future.” The list recognizes “the public officials, health care
executives, innovators, academics, advocates and activists – and their roles in taking
care of us.” Dr. Feldstein’s stewardship of the College’s finances, including the
Primary Care Innovation Fund, as well as his leadership on issues of diversity are also recognized: “Feldstein guides the college’s business and finances, including
the Primary Care Innovation Fund, the college’s first venture capital fund, which
invests $5 million annually in primary care entrepreneurship and innovation. For his
work on diversity issues, Feldstein, an emergency physician, was honored last year
with the American Osteopathic Association’s inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has trained thousands
of highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists
who practice a “whole person” approach to care—treating people, not just symptoms.
PCOM operates three campuses (PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia) and offers doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, educational psychology, osteopathic
medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and school psychology, and graduate degrees in
applied behavior analysis, applied positive psychology, biomedical sciences, forensic
medicine, medical laboratory science, mental health counseling, non profit leadership
and population health management, organizational development and leadership, physician
assistant studies, school psychology, and public health management and administration.
PCOM students learn the importance of health promotion, research, education and service
to the community. Through its community-based Healthcare Centers, PCOM provides care
to medically underserved populations. For more information, visit pcom.edu or call 215-871-6100.
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