Pilesgrove, New Jersey , United States
Feb 10, 2023 08:51pm
|Info||Freeholder Gordon J. “Mickey” Ostrum, Jr. moved to Salem County with his parents at age four and has lived here ever since. After completing his education Grades K through 12 in the Woodstown Pilesgrove School System he went on to earn a BS in Biology from Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA. Freeholder Ostrum then entered Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, receiving his MD Degree in 1976. |
After completing his studies at Jefferson Mickey began his Post Doctoral training as a Resident in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Wilmington Medical Center, now Christiana Care Health System. Finishing in1980, he became Board Certified in 1982, maintaining that endorsement annually. Freeholder Ostrum entered private practice in New Castle County DE and Woodstown on completion of his training and continues to practice actively.
At Christiana Care Freeholder Ostrum has had extensive leadership experience serving as Chair of the Obstetrical Operations Committee, Interim Chair and Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Member of the Medical Executive Committee, President of the Medical Dental Staff, and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors. He remains of the Board of Trustees and is active in Peer Review activities
Mickey is also active in the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists serving as Chair of the Delaware Section. With that position goes a seat on the District III Advisory Council and advocacy activities at the annual Congressional Leadership Conference in Washington.
When away from professional responsibilities Freeholder Ostrum participates in grain and cattle farming with his son Jake. Mickey laughingly calls himself the Chief Medical Officer of Cowtown Rodeo having been involved with the rodeo since childhood. He subs for his son as Music Director at the rodeo several times a season. Mickey and his wife Kelly reside in Pilesgrove with their family.