Alan Kadish, M.D.

President, Touro College & University System


Areas of Expertise

Higher education, education policy, Jewish community, health and medicine, healthcare policy


Dr. Alan Kadish is president of the Touro College and University System. A prominent cardiologist, dedicated teacher, prolific researcher and experienced administrator, he is a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Kadish received postdoctoral training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kadish previously taught at the University of Michigan and held a 19-year tenure at Northwestern University, where he served as an administrator as well. As president, he has continued to shape Touro into a top-tier institution by prioritizing the expansion of Touro’s diverse academic offerings and increasing support for Jewish communities.

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