Executive Board Member
Board certified internist and palliative care physician. Senior Medical Officer at Landmark Health/Optum, National Palliative Care Lead, responsible for the strategy, development and implementation of a national clinical palliative care program including workforce training, operational process, outcome metrics and overall accountability for palliative care performance for over 65,000 engaged patients. Previous Medical Director and Director of Palliative Care for DaVita Medical Group/ Tandigm (acquired) home based medical practice, developed and implemented a palliative care program as a member benefit for a health plan. Founder/ owner of dedicated home based primary care/ palliative care practice – Princeton Home and Primary Care PC providing house calls to home limited patients with serious illness and frailty for more than ten years. Assistant Clinical Professor, RWJ Rutgers Medical School, volunteer teaching faculty for 26 years- physical diagnosis and palliative care education. Founding Hospice Medical Director, Greenwood House Hospice. Internship and residency – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, attended and graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society. MBA from George Washington University, Beta Gamma Sigma. Editorial staff for AAHCM Frontiers and membership committee chair for wellness group, AAHPM. Fellow, American College of Physicians; Past Chair, Hadassah Physicians Council. Featured presenter for AAHCM, Hospice News and Elevate webinars. Passionate community advocate for palliative care services, participated in numerous community presentations/ health fairs, developed content and moderated national palliative care programs for National Hadassah Conventions, NYC and Atlanta. Board member, Abrams Hebrew Academy, Past Chair, National Physicians Council, Hadassah, Past President Princeton Chapter of Hadassah, Past trip leader for Momentum (formerly JWRP), Lives in Princeton area with husband, mother to three grown children.