Dr. Jack Ludmir
Jack Ludmir, M.D. is the Executive Vice President for Equity, the Associate Provost for Community Engagement, and the Enterprise Leader for Women and Children’s Service Line at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. In addition, he is the Executive Director of The Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity. Prior to joining Jefferson he was Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital, and the Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition he is the Past Chair of the Maternal Child Care Governing Council of the American Hospital Association.
Dr. Ludmir is a strong advocate for making high quality care available to vulnerable populations, including the underserved and uninsured in the Philadelphia region and globally. He was the President of Women and Children’s Health Services (currently the Ludmir Center for Women’s Health), a not for profit organization devoted to the care of women from the surrounding community and is a co-founder of Puentes de Salud and Latina Community Health Services, organizations providing free care to uninsured immigrants. He has established formal relationships with several universities in Latin America and Botswana to improve the care of women. For these activities he has been recognized my many organizations including The Maternity Care Coalition, The March of Dimes, Philadelphia Magazine, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and several universities in Latin America.