Alan Kadish, M.D. became president of New York Medical College in May, 2011, when the College joined with the Touro College and University System, creating one of the largest affiliations of medical and health education and biological studies programs under one institutional banner. Dr. Kadish concurrently serves as president and chief executive officer of the Touro College and University System. Chartered in 1970, Touro has grown to become the largest Jewish-sponsored educational institution in the United States, educating approximately 19,000 students at 32 locations throughout the world.
Alan Kadish was born in Brooklyn, raised in Queens and educated in yeshivas in New York. He received his M.D. degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University and his postdoctoral medical training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, 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.
A prominent cardiologist and a distinguished scholar, academic and administrator, Dr. Kadish joined Touro in September 2009 as senior provost and chief operating officer from Northwestern University in Chicago, Ill. At Northwestern, he served on the faculty and as an administrator for the previous 19 years. He has worked as a teacher, research scholar and scientist, and clinician, holding numerous senior-level administrative positions at Northwestern and 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
Fellowship, Cardiology: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Training, Medicine: Brigham and Women's Hospital
M.D., Medicine: Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University