Jason S. Feinberg, M.D., was named Vice President, Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer for Finger Lakes Health, effective February 23, 2011.
Dr. Feinberg has been an active staff physician at Finger Lakes Health since he joined Finger Lakes Medical Associates in 1999. He later became the Director of Hospital Medicine for the health system in 2005, and will continue to hold this position in his new role. He was Assistant Chief of Staff from 2003-2005, and recently completed a term as Chief of Staff, which began in 2009. Dr. Feinberg is the physician champion for Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE), a program that increases accuracy and efficiency of physician ordering. Finger Lakes Health is the first health system in the region to adopt CPOE.
Dr. Feinberg is the Medical Director of Seneca Lake Terrace and Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service, and also served as Ontario County Coroner from January 2008 to December 2010.
A native of Miller Place, NY, Dr. Feinberg received an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. He attended medical school at Syracuse Health Science Center in Syracuse, NY, and completed his internship at Naval Hospital in Oakland, CA. Dr. Feinberg completed his internal medicine residency at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1990-1999, where he achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
“Dr. Feinberg has long-standing roots in our community, and has been an important clinical partner for me since the inception of the Hospital Medicine program,” said Jose Acevedo, M.D., MBA, President & CEO of Finger Lakes Health. “Throughout his years with the health system, he has repeatedly demonstrated leadership ability, and is well-suited to his new role. Dr. Feinberg is widely respected not only among the medical staff, but also in our community.”
In his new role as Vice President, Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Feinberg will provide medical leadership at Finger Lakes Health’s two hospitals and four long term care facilities, which includes coordination with the medical staffs, development of clinical programs, and oversight of quality initiatives.