Jonathan Weinkle, MD

Jonathan Weinkle

Jonathan Weinkle, MD

A physician at the Squirrel Hill Health Center, Dr. Weinkle advises the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and is the author of Healing People, Not Patients. Dr. Weinkle’s book shows how his goal of being “a nice Jewish doctor” can deepen relationships and transform health care.


Physician: Squirrel Hill Health Center (general internist and pediatrician)

Medical director: Physician Assistant Studies Program, Chatham University

Clinical assistant professor: Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Medical advisor: Jewish Healthcare Foundation:

  • Closure Project, to improve end-of-life experience
  • Initiatives to:
    • Improve patient-provider communication
    • Increase genetic screening and vaccination

Author: Healing People, Not Patients: Creating Authentic Relationships in Modern Healthcare

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