The New Jewish Home (Jewish Home) has announced that Jeffrey I. Farber, MD, MBA, will become the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the wide-ranging not-for-profit geriatric health and rehabilitation system. A specialist in geriatric medicine with extensive management experience, Dr. Farber will assume his new position on December 18, 2017.
Dr. Farber comes to Jewish Home from the Mount Sinai Health System, where he is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Population Health, leading the quality, utilization, clinical integration, physician engagement, care management, and practice transformation efforts to drive performance in the System’s broad portfolio of value-based contracts. Dr. Farber is also Chief Executive Officer of Mount Sinai Care, LLC, the system’s Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization, which has more than 42,000 aligned Medicare beneficiaries.
Dr. Farber will succeed Audrey Weiner, DSW, who will remain President of Jewish Home’s Fund for the Aged Foundation focusing exclusively on Jewish Home’s Manhattan Master Plan, including the construction of The Living Center of Manhattan. The Living Center will be New York City’s first nursing residence designed and operated according to the groundbreaking Green House® philosophy of long-term care.
“I am humbled by the opportunity to lead this venerable healthcare institution, with its solid track record of providing outstanding and innovative health- and social-care services to older adults, and excited about The New Jewish Home’s bright future in our rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, ” said Dr. Farber:
Michel Luskin, Chairman of Jewish Home, said: “In Jeff Farber we have found a worthy successor to Audrey Weiner, who has led Jewish Home brilliantly for more than 25 years. A proven leader who is passionate about eldercare, Jeff will build on our strengths and prepare us to embrace the challenges ahead while honoring our core mission and values.”