Jed Weissberg, MD, serves as senior vice president, Hospitals, Quality and Care Delivery Excellence and is the medical director, Medicare Advantage, Cost and Prescription Drug Plans. In this role he works in partnership with the Permanente Medical Groups, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and regional and national leaders to oversee Kaiser Permanente’s national quality agenda to ensure high-quality care and service to our members and patients. He leads Kaiser Permanente’s national quality and service department and clinical systems support team.
Previously, Dr. Weissberg served as associate executive director, quality and performance improvement, for The Permanente Federation. In that role from 1998–2009, Dr. Weissberg led the effort to develop clinical quality reporting for Kaiser Permanente. He chairs multiple committees and boards, including the Care Management Institute Board, the New Technology Committee, and the Medical Directors Quality Committee. He also represents clinicians at the quarterly deliberations of the Kaiser Health Plan/Hospitals Board’s Quality and Health Improvement Committee.
Dr. Weissberg joined The Permanente Medical Group in Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California region in 1984. He became the physician in chief of the Fremont Medical Center in 1994, where he led a staff of 450 full-time employees who cared for a population of 85,000 members. During that time, Dr. Weissberg also oversaw the planning and construction of a 106-bed hospital. As a member of the TPMG Board of Directors, he chaired a board committee and served on the Quality Committee of the Operations Management Group.
Dr. Weissberg also works closely with America’s Health Insurance Plans, where he has chaired both the Emerging Technology Subcommittee and the Leadership Council.
After undergraduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, and an internal medicine residency at Boston City Hospital, Dr. Weissberg pursued a gastroenterology fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine. Following that training, Dr. Weissberg took another fellowship at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital in alcoholism and substance abuse to continue his study of liver disease.