Founder & Principal Investigator
Dr. James Goldenberg is a Board-Certified Neurologist who practiced in Palm Beach County, Florida for 25 years. He currently serves as Sr. Vice President and Associate Medical Director of JEM Research Institute.
Dr. Goldenberg cofounded the JEM Research Institute, a clinical research site that performs predominantly industry sponsored phase II – IV clinical trials to help develop new treatments in the area of neurology.
He previously served as Medical Director for Atlantic Coast Health Network, a regional super clinically integrated network (CIN), representing over 1,900 physicians and 200,000 lives in South Florida. In that role he is responsible for strategy, value-based care initiatives, population health and patient safety.
His undergraduate training is in Psychology from the University of Florida. He received his Medical Degree from the University of South Florida. His neurology training and fellowship in neuromuscular disease were completed at the University of Miami.
Dr. Goldenberg has served JFK Hospital in Atlantis Florida in multiple leadership roles including Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Credentials Committee, Chairman of the Bylaws Committee, and Chief of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurology. He was the founding Medical Director of JFK Hospital’s stroke program and has helped develop their Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Dr. Goldenberg has also served The Joint Commission as a disease-specific surveyor in stroke, the first physician to hold that position nationally.
Dr. Goldenberg is an Affiliated Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. He has coordinated the Neurology rotation for second- year residents at JFK Hospital’s University of Miami sponsored Internal Medicine Residency program. He has also coordinated the Neurology medical student rotation for fourth-year medical students at the University of Miami’s Palm Beach Regional Campus.
Dr. Goldenberg is an advocate for patients and physicians at the local, regional, and national levels. He is a past president of the Palm Beach County Medical Society and currently serves on the Board of Directors. He is responsible for the development of the Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida. He has served the Florida Medical Association on the Board of Governors and the Council on Medical Economics and Practice Innovation. He is serving the American Academy of Neurology on the Board of Directors, Advocacy Committee, and chairs the Business Innovation Subcommittee.
Through advocacy, education and the promotion of physician leadership training, he would like to help physicians prepare for the changing healthcare landscape.