As the Chief Executive Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor, Dr. David T. Feinberg, M.D., M.B.A., oversees the hospital-based inpatient and outpatient operations of one of the leading academic healthcare systems in the United States. UCLA Hospital System includes three hospitals on the University of California Los Angeles campus and one in nearby Santa Monica: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. These hospitals treat more than 80,000 patients each year and are consistently ranked among the very top in the nation by U.S.News and World Report.
Dr. Feinberg was named CEO and Associate Vice Chancellor in 2007, after having served as Medical Director of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. Dr. Feinberg also is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry on the faculty of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
In addition to his commitment to upholding the highest clinical standards for patient care and safety, Dr. Feinberg's primary goal is to ensure patient satisfaction. He has been instrumental in refocusing the culture of the hospital system as a compassionate, patient-centric institution, and under his leadership patient satisfaction has increased dramatically, and stands in the 99th percentile in many areas, according to independent national surveys.
Dr. Feinberg is triple-board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. He graduated with distinction from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. After an internship in pediatrics at Loyola University Medical Center, Dr. Feinberg completed residency and fellowship training in psychiatry and child psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine, and joined the faculty in 1994. He earned a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University in 2002.
Dr. Feinberg is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including being named to the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honors society, and he is a member of many professional associations. He has published numerous articles and is a sought-after speaker on the subjects of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, pediatric bipolar disorder, pediatric depression and adolescent substance abuse. He also is a consultant to healthcare agencies regarding the industrialization of medicine.