Mr. Goldfarb is President and CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH, www.gpbch.org). Before founding GPBCH in 2012, Mr. Goldfarb spent over 30 years in healthcare research, quality improvement, and management positions. As Associate Dean for Research in the Jefferson College of Population Health, he was responsible for leading the school’s research agenda, while concurrently serving as Director of Ambulatory Care Performance Improvement for Thomas Jefferson University’s faculty practice plan.
His previous positions include Executive Director of a quality improvement consulting firm, and Vice President of Health Services for the Philadelphia region’s first Medicaid managed care plan. Mr. Goldfarb has authored over 60 articles in the peer-reviewed literature. Mr. Goldfarb is active in the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, and serves on the Community Leadership Board for the American Diabetes Association.
In 2022, Mr. Goldfarb was appointed to the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of healthcare for all Americans. He is an adjunct faculty member of the Jefferson College of Pharmacy, and the Jefferson College of Population Health, where he helped to design the curriculum for the M.S. Population Health employer track.