JD Zipkin, MD
Dr. Zipkin is currently the Associate Medical Director for Northwell Health – GoHealth Urgent Care, responsible for clinical leadership across their New York City based urgent care centers. In addition, he serves as the Regional Medical Informatics Officer for the New York Market, sits on the company’s national Clinical Steering Committee, and serves as the National Chair of Clinical Quality which oversees all quality projects across the organization.
Dr. Zipkin has a passion for systems analysis, excellence in medicine, and antibiotic stewardship to increase responsible antibiotic use in the urgent care setting. In addition to being independently board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics with clinical expertise at all age groups, Dr. Zipkin has an extensive computer science background.
Academically, Dr. Zipkin received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was also accepted into the Jonas Salk Fellowship focusing on healthcare systems analysis. He then went onto a combined residency program at Penn State Health, where he earned an Innovation in Graduate Medical Education Grant, became a Center for Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems Scholar, and later served as Chief Resident Physician. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society, with a distinguished Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award.