Jeffrey Levy, MD
Dr. Jeffrey Levy is a physician, educator, entrepreneur and an internationally recognized expert in e-Learning. He is the Founder and CEO of CaseNetwork, a medical education company that provides the highest quality case-based medical education coupled with social media and delivered conveniently on mobile devices. He is also a co-founder and Interim Executive Director for the Institute for Surgical Excellence, a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to improving surgical care and patient outcomes. Prior to this, Dr. Levy was co-founder, CEO, and Chief Educational Officer of MedCases, an online medical education company providing continuing medical education through a case-based approach to physicians across the world. Dr. Levy has been in the forefront of innovations in medical education for over 2 decades. Some of his accomplishments include developing one of the first virtual reality surgical simulators – the Virtual Reality Hysteroscope, creating some of the first interactive laser discs and CD-ROMs in medicine, producing some of the most sophisticated 3-D medical/surgical animations, producing the first online case-based education in medicine, and developing and validating the Fundamentals of Robotics Surgery curriculum now used by surgeons throughout the US. He has worked with hundreds of experts and dozens of societies to advance medical/surgical education and training. Through his award winning programs, Dr. Levy has educated over 400,000 physicians globally.
Dr. Levy has also served as the Medical Director of Education and Technology Initiatives for the University of Pennsylvania Health System where his responsibilities included development of computerized physician and patient education systems. His other academic roles have included Associate Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of Resident Education and Medical Student Education at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.
Dr. Levy has been course director for over 70 courses, has presented over 200 national and international lectures, has authored numerous abstracts and scientific papers and has developed several patents and inventions. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia Medical School and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He had a clinical practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology for fourteen years.