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Ken Feldman

Contributing Faculty

College of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Degree ProgramPh.D. Health Services

Dr. Kenneth J. Feldman was appointed as the Executive Director in the School of Medicine in October 2017. He is responsible for supporting the 1,500 admissions annually in the School of Medicine, ensuring exceptional student outcomes in their USMLE examinations and has oversight for the School of Medicine’s support team including: The Office of Career Guidance, the On-site Clinical Student Support Program, Academic Advising, Alternative Career Paths, Clinical Advisors, Graduation Assessment Board and Student Wellness.

Dr. Feldman was most recently a Deputy Executive Director for NYC Health + Hospitals and oversaw the development of the mission and strategic plan for all Ambulatory Gotham Health sites (19) in Brooklyn and Staten Island (3 FQHC and 16 Community Health Centers), projected to see more than 450,000 visits annually. He insured the consistency with the overall service line and organization's mission and responsible for shaping strategies to insure growth and success of the Ambulatory Care business model.

Before his career at NYC Health + Hospitals he was a Dean for SUNY Empire State College and presently he is a faculty member for Walden University’s School of Health Sciences, Ph.D. in Health Services Program, a Dissertation Chair and a Subject Matter Expert for Walden University’s Master of Healthcare Administration Program. As an Associate Professor at Stony Brook University, he developed the curriculum, course material and instructed graduate courses in Ambulatory Care Administration, Fundamentals of Healthcare Management, Principles of Managed Care, The Business Aspects of Healthcare, Human Resource Management, Group Practice Administration and Health Care Financial Management. He has extensive leadership experience within Higher Education, Academic Medical Centers, and large ambulatory care group practices in accreditation, strategic planning and metrics-driven operations.

Dr. Feldman received his Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Northcentral University, a Ph.D from LaSalle University in Health Care Administration and an MPA in Healthcare Administration from Long Island University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives with certifications in Six Sigma Green Belt-Healthcare and Lean Breakthrough-Silver certification.

Courses Taught

DDHA 8500 - Heatlhcare Leadership and Systems Thinking

DDHA 8700 - Healthcare Operations Management

HLTH 9001 - Dissertation

Education

EdD, Northcentral University - , AZ United States

MPA, Long Island University; CW Post Center - Greenvale, NY

Public Service

Setauket Fire District, Board Member - Setauket, NY

Centrall Islip Volunteer Ambulance, Volunteer - Central Islip, NY

Setauket Fire Department, Volunteer - Setauket, NY

Awards / Honors

National Honor Society of Public Administration St, Long Island University; CW Post Center, 1986

Publications

Feldman, K. J., Lopez, M., Gagliardi, M. (2015). "Using a process improvement tool to improve staff skills & enhance the urgent needs patient experience in a women’s health center," Patient Experience Journal

Feldman, K. J., Lopez, M., Gagliardi, M. (2014). Using a data-driven organizational improvement model to engage an interdisciplinary team in transforming a public women's health clinic Patient Experience Journal

Presentations

Feldman, K. J., Lee, S. (2015). Population Health Management NCQA

Feldman, K. J., Lee, S. (2015). Healthy Patient/Engaged Patient: Are they synonymous? CHCANY

Feldman, K. J. (2014). The role of team management in leadership NYC Health + Hospital Leadership Series

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