Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has picked an alumnus from the health care management industry to serve as its eighth president and chief executive officer.
Jay S. Feldstein, DO, ‘81, will take the reins at the college on July 1, following a transition period beginning May 15, the college said. Feldstein has been serving as president of the Northern Division of Pennsylvania Managed Care Plans at AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies since 2010.
He will replace Matthew Schure, who has led the college since 2001, and is retiring on June 30. Feldstein’s selection culminates a 13-month search. The college enrolls about 2,500 at its Philadelphia campus and 800 at its Georgia campus.
In his current role, Feldstein is responsible for health plans, “including network management, patient management, quality, marketing and related activities for 700,000 at risk members in Pennsylvania, DC, Nebraska and Indiana,” the college said. He also does work with health plans in Michigan and New Jersey.