Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Rajeev Kumar joined Symbria as its Chief Medical Officer in 2016. In this role, he oversees the development and implementation of regional post-acute services integration models for its clients in 14 states.
In addition to that, Dr. Kumar is the managing partner of an independent Geriatrics practice with 8 physicians and an APN in the western suburbs of Chicago. He is the medical director for British Home and Burgess Square nursing facilities and Transitions Hospice. In addition to providing Palliative care consultations in nursing facilities, he has mentored countless PA and APN students, Family practice residents and Geriatrics fellows - as volunteer faculty and has received awards for excellence in teaching and for inclusiveness.
He has worked closely with AMITA ACO - having served on its board in 2015-2016 and now serving on its Finance and Contracting Committee and the Post-Acute Care Consortium. He has served as Vice chair of Medicine for Hinsdale and LaGrange hospitals in suburban Chicago.
Dr. Kumar trained at Bangalore Medical College in India and then completed a residency in Internal Medicine from University of Illinois, Chicago in 1997 and a fellowship in Geriatrics from Loyola University Medical Center in 1998. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is a Certified Medical Director from ABPLM.
Dr. Kumar serves as chair of AMDA’s membership committee and oversaw the restructuring of membership tiers and benefits and initiation of Practice Group memberships in 2018. He serves on AMDA’s public policy committee and is AMDA’s alternate delegate to the AMA. He has submitted numerous resolutions to the AMDA HOD and continues to be active in shaping AMDA’s policy on Healthcare reform and new payment models. He also serves on the Resolutions committee and the Practice Management Section’s advisory council. In March of 2018, Dr. Kumar was elected to AMDA’s board of Directors as Secretary.
Disclosure: No financial relationships or conflicts of interest
Thursday, October 8, 2020
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM