Chief Medical Officer,
Medical Solutions for GE Healthcare
Jeff Hersh is the Chief Medical Officer of GE HealthCare Systems. He’s been with GE for five years and has more than 25 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. Jeff has extensive clinical experience, with a history of more than 20 years as a practicing physician. He is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine and disaster medicine.
Jeff has extensive clinical trial experience, including being the PI of many studies, has been awarded an NIH grant, and has published well over 100 articles, written several book chapters and delivered 100’s of invited lectures. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Clinical Medicine, and has served as a reviewer for several other journals. He has also served as a member of the U. Mass. IRB for several years.
In addition to his role at GE Healthcare, Jeff’s expertise extends as: Chief Medical Officer, Massachuesstes-1 Disaster Medical Assist Team under the National Disaster Medical System of HHS; a Nationally Syndicated Columnist; and an attending emergency room physician for 20+ years. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of the American Diabetes Association in NYC; Operation DragonFire for the CDC, the Emergency Preparedness Institute, and on the Board of Trustees for the LXA Scholarship Foundation.
Prior to coming to GE Healthcare, Jeff previously held global regulatory and medical safety role for medical device company, and held faculty appointments at Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, Tufts, U Mass, and Harvard.
Jeff holds a medical degree from the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and has numerous other degrees including a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Yale University and a MS in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University. Jeff enjoys paragliding, running, swimming, and theoretical analysis of the fundamentals of time