Ken Feldman

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Health Services

Ken Feldman, PhD, EdD, FACHE, joined Ross University School of Medicine in 2022 as senior associate dean, academic and student affairs. In this role, Dr. Feldman oversees academic and student affairs at the Barbados campus and all clinical sites, accreditation and approval processes, and student success programs. He is responsible for the development of holistic student support systems that build strong student engagement, drive positive extracurricular experiences, and deliver targeted academic support.

Dr. Kenneth J. Feldman was appointed as the Executive Director For St. George's Univeristy 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 the 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


EdD, Northcentral University

MPA, Long Island University; CW Post Center

Public Service

Setauket Fire District, Board Member - Setauket

Centrall Islip Volunteer Ambulance, Volunteer - Central Islip

Setauket Fire Department, Volunteer - Setauket

Awards / Honors

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


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


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