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Alan Kadish, M.D., President

headshot Dr. KadishDr. Kadish became president of NYMC in May 2011, when the College joined with TU, creating one of the largest affiliations of biomedical education under one institutional banner. Dr. Kadish concurrently serves as president of the TU, the largest Jewish-sponsored educational institution in the United States. 

Dr. Kadish received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, his postdoctoral medical training at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a fellow in cardiology. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and cardiac electrophysiology. He has worked as a mentor, research scholar, scientist and clinician, holding numerous senior-level administrative positions at Northwestern and at the University of Michigan. A prolific researcher and writer, he has written extensively in his field, authoring more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and contributing to several textbooks. He has been the recipient of numerous research grants, including from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he served extensively on review panels, as well as from the National Science Foundation and other not-for-profit organizations. He has been involved in Jewish education and communal affairs for many years serving on the boards of directors of several educational, philanthropic and religious institutions, in Chicago. 

Dr. Kadish and his wife, Connie, were honored by the Ida Crown Jewish Academy, a Jewish high school in Chicago recognized as a leading institution in the field of Jewish education.

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