Dr. Steven R. Peskin

Executive Medical Director, Population Health at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Dr. Steven R. Peskin is the Executive Medical Director Population Health at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. His expertise encompasses physician leadership, medical delivery management, performance improvement in health care, contracting; applications in technology include mobile/social media, clinical/scientific communications for health care professional and consumer audiences.

Dr. Peskin is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for MediMedia USA, CEO of Pharmaceutical Research Plus, President/COO of Nelson Managed Solutions and has worked in multiple executive positions in health plans at PacifiCare Health Systems, CIGNA Healthcare, and John Hancock.  Dr. Peskin has authored industry and scientific articles, book chapters and spoken at various conferences and events about physician leadership, the medical home, mobile health and social media.

He continues to work at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine as a clinical preceptor and instructor at the Eric B. Chandler Clinic and assists in the business of medicine curriculum. He is Course Director for Internal Medicine Grand Rounds at The University Medical Center in Princeton. He has held faculty appointments in medicine at several universities across the country and is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine.

Dr. Peskin is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, serves as Governor for the Southern Region of the ACP in New Jersey, Board of Trustees for Friends of the National Library of Medicine, editorial advisory boards of The Journal of Population Health Management and Managed Care and is a Senior Scholar in the School of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University. His community service includes the Boards of the Greater Donnelley Neighborhood Initiative and Young Audiences of New Jersey.

He received a bachelor’s degree from The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and a medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine.  He completed residency at Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston and holds an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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