GA-PCOM Hosts 2015 D.O. and Graduate Program Commencement

June 1, 2015

GA-PCOM conferred the degrees of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, and Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership on Friday, May 29, 2015 at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Georgia.

Bruce A. Feinberg, D.O., Chief Medical Officer of Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, was the keynote speaker at the 2015 ceremony. Feinberg, who has more than 25 years of cancer-care experience and hosts The Weekly Check-Up on WSB Radio in Atlanta, is a speaker on cancer-related topics, author of the bestselling “Breast Cancer Answers” and its follow-up book, “Colon Cancer Answers,” and has been consulted by media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.

Before his time at Cardinal Health, Dr. Feinberg was founder and CEO of Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) – one of the first integrated oncology specialty practices in the Southeast. At GCS, he pioneered health information technology, the Pathways movement and the oncology medical home, publishing the first impact report on financial and clinical outcomes in 1998. Helping insurance companies work collaboratively with physician practices for clinical pathways’ design and implementation, Dr. Feinberg contributed to the development of PathWare™, a leading decision support and transaction software.

Dr. Feinberg earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Bio-Chemistry from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and an MA in Chemistry from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An alumnus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Feinberg received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree in 1982. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, where he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Feinberg was appointed Chief Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where he completed a fellowship. He is a board certified medical oncologist in Georgia.