Educated at the University of Pennsylvania and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jed did his Internal Medicine Residency at Boston City Hospital. This was followed by a Gastroenterology fellowship at Stanford and an Alcoholism and Substance Abuse fellowship at the Palo Alto VA Hospital. Joining The Permanente Medical Group in 1984, Jed became Chief of GI and then became the Physician in Chief at the Fremont Medical Center. After 6 years, Jed joined The Permanente Federation, the governance umbrella organization for the eight Permanente Medical Groups across the country. As Associate Executive Director for Quality and Performance Improvement, Jed chairs the boards of the Care Management Institute, New Technology Committee, the Garfield Memorial research fund and the Medical Director’s Quality Committee.