Alan Finkelstein


Alan is a family physician in Pittsburgh, where he teaches in a residency program in a safety net medical practice. Special interests include office procedures, obstetrics, diabetes care, and treatment of addiction.

He served on the board of directors of Adagio Health, a nonprofit providing family planning, cancer screening, community education, and nutrition programming to lower income patients across western Pennsylvania, for about a decade, and subsequently joined the staff as Medical Director. He is a current board member of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation, a regional learning collaborative that works to improve quality and reduce errors in healthcare, and a grant-making organization that funds efforts to improve care for vulnerable groups.

Alan and his wife, Lisa Schlar, have 2 kids, the oldest of whom, Ariana, had a wonderful experience as a Tivnu participant and is now attending Mt. Holyoke college.