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Feldstein Named Among PA's Most Influential


May 4, 2022

PCOM President and CEO, Jay Feldstein, DO '81, was named as a top 100 influencer in PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia 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 Unification Award.”

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