Dr. Goldsmith is Executive Director for Health at Novartis Services, Inc., where his responsibilities include oversight of health services and clinical support for the Novartis Benefits Group. He is currently working on novel programs that expand employer-sponsored primary medical care. Prior to his employment with Novartis, he served as Associate Global Medical Director for General Electric and had been in private medical practice in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. Dr. Goldsmith received his M.D. from Albert Einstein College, trained at Greenwich Hospital and the Yale-New Haven Medical Center and earned his Masters in Public Health from the University of Connecticut. He is a clinical instructor in Medicine at Columbia University. In addition to his corporate career, Dr. Goldsmith is a team physician for Stamford’s high school athletes and has published on occupational risk among marijuana users, innovations in primary prevention and exercise-induced asthma.
Genomic based medicine is on the rise but we still face a shortage of access to genetics expertise across the country. To bridge this gap, employer organizations have started to adopt genetic health benefits to improve outcomes for their members. Hear how leading employers are implementing these programs as well as the results they are seeing.