UCLA Campus    |   UCLA Health    |   School of Medicine Translate:
UCLA Health It Begins With U

Dr. David T. Feinberg


Dr. David T. Feinberg is the President of UCLA Health System and Chief Executive Officer for the UCLA Hospital System

Dr. David T. Feinberg - Associate Vice Chancellor and CEO for the UCLA Hospital SystemDavid T. Feinberg, M.D., M.B.A. 
President, UCLA Health System
Chief Executive Officer, UCLA Hospital System
Associate Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences

Dr. David T. Feinberg was appointed president of UCLA Health System effective July 1, 2011. As president, Dr. Feinberg oversees all aspects of UCLA Health, which includes the UCLA hospitals -- Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital and Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA in Westwood and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - as well as the UCLA Faculty Practice Group. More than 80,000 patients are treated each year in UCLA hospitals, which are consistently ranked among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report, and 1.5 million are seen in the more than 150 offices.

In addition to his role as president, Dr. Feinberg has been CEO and associate vice chancellor since 2007, after having served as medical director of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital and head of the NPH Faculty Practice Group. Dr. Feinberg also is a clinical professor of psychiatry in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Along with his commitment to upholding the highest clinical standards for patient care and safety, Dr. Feinberg's primary goal is to ensure patient satisfaction. Under his leadership, patient satisfaction has increased dramatically, and stands in the 99th percentile in many areas, according to independent national surveys.

Dr. Feinberg also serves on the boards of many important companies and institutions, including OSI Systems, Inc., Douglas Emmett, Inc., the RAND Health Board of Directors and Sound Body Sound Mind Board of Directors.

More on Dr. Feinberg: 

Healing Humankind One Patient at a Time - April 2012
In this Institute of Medicine commentary, David Feinberg, Molly Coye, and Eugene Washington's discussion of work at UCLA to transform the care culture touches on several issues and lessons central to the delivery of care that is effective, efficient, and continuously improving. Learn more about the set of six communications behaviors that we refer to as CICARE.

Partners in Care Foundation - February 2012
Dr. Feinberg was awarded the 2012 Mathies Award for Vision & Excellence in Health Care Leadership

Interview with Dr. Feinberg on Healthcare Reform - August 2011
KNX Radio - Interview: Dr. David Feinberg (mp3)

TEDx Conference - May 2011
Dr. Feinberg talks about healing one patient at time

Leaders on Leadership 
UCLA Anderson School of Management - interview with Dr. Feinberg

Prescription for Excellence: Leadership Lessons for Creating a World-Class Customer Experience from UCLA Health - May 2011
Read the book - www.uclahealth.org/excellence

UCLA Hospital System CEO's prescription for success: Put patients first - May 2011
Los Angeles Times - http://articles.latimes.com/2011/may/13/business/la-fi-hospital-ceo-20110513

Becker's Hospital Review - September 2010
Dr. Feinberg was named to 256 Hospital and Healthcare Industry Leaders to Know

Becker's Hospital Review - April 2010
Dr. Feinberg was named as 60 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems

March of Dimes March for Babies
Dr. Feinberg was the chair for the 2010 Los Angeles Division March of Dimes March for Babies. Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn death and many lifelong disabilities. You can help the March of Dimes fight prematurity by taking steps in March for Babies. Join Dr. Feinberg on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Exposition Park for the March of Dimes March for Babies.

Becker's Hospital Review - January 2010
Dr. Feinberg is included on Becker's Hospital Review's annual list of
30 of the Best Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems 

Becker's Hospital Review - November 2009
CEO Spotlight: Q & A with Dr. David Feinberg of UCLA Hospital System

UCLA Medicine Magazine - Spring 2009
Conversation: Dr. David T. Feinberg

Smart Business Los Angeles - February 2008
Cultural Revolution - How David T. Feinberg leads the charge for a better culture at UCLA Hospital System