Printer Friendly

Robert P. Jacobs.

Robert P. Jacobs, MD, MBA, is the chief executive officer of clinical enterprise and senior vice president for clinical affairs at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. He served in these roles in an interim capacity since January 2004, while continuing to serve as chief medical officer, a position he had held since February 2003. As CEO/senior vice president for clinical affairs, Jacobs will have responsibility for the entire clinical enterprise, including University Hospital of Brooklyn and the faculty practice plan. Jacobs was awarded his MD from the NYU School of Medicine in 1968 and completed his postgraduate training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in internal medicine and rheumatology. He spent two years at the National Institutes of Health and then returned to Johns Hopkins to complete his postgraduate training and join the faculty.


Jacobs joined the faculty of the George Washington University School of Medicine in 1976 where he achieved the rank of professor of medicine and served as chief of the division of rheumatology. Due to his interest in medical economics and hospital administration, he then assumed the role of vice president for medical affairs at Jeanes Hospital in Philadelphia where he also served on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania and actively participated in the rheumatology fellowship raining program.

Jacobs received his MBA from the Wharton School before returning to New York in 1991 where he served as medical director of the hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as well as associate professor of medicine. Jacobs left academic medicine to serve as the regional medical director for New York of Oxford Health Plans in 1995. He returned to academic medicine in 1998 serving as chief medical officer, then president of University MSO at the NYU Medical Center before joining SUNY Downstate Medical Center in February 2003.
COPYRIGHT 2004 American College of Physician Executives
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Members on the Move
Publication:Physician Executive
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U2NY
Date:Sep 1, 2004
Previous Article:Max Cohen.
Next Article:Christian Jensen.

Related Articles
Keeping the legal threats at bay: meet ASAE's main line of defense, the association's new general counsel, Jerry Jacobs.
The Supreme Court's new rule on amicus briefs.
Technology archive.
2002-2003 slate of TEI officers nominated. (Recent Activities).
Information for authors.
2004-2005 slate of TEI officers nominated.
Carrying the torch of freedom.
2005-2006 slate of TEI officers nominated.
Chapter representatives.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters