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Chair

Thomas McGinn, MD, MPH
Chair of Medicine, Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Medicine

Thomas McGinn, MD

Dr. McGinn oversees the activities of the department of medicine at Northwell Health. Previously, he served as chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. In that position, he supervised Mount Sinai’s adult inpatient and outpatient care of general medicine patients, developed a research and fellowship program, mentored and promoted clinician-educators, created an academic
hospitalist program, expanded primary care services and recruited faculty.

In addition, Dr. McGinn served as vice president of alliance development at Mount Sinai, helping to develop relationships and partnerships with other institutions and large medical practices throughout the metropolitan area. He was also involved in the medical center’s efforts to implement a system-wide electronic medical record.

Dr. McGinn is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

Dr. McGinn is an authority on evidence-based medicine (EBM), comparative effectiveness and medical education, and has established his own core research programs. He has received state, federal and foundation funding to support his research and training in those areas, as well as support for a unique program in hepatitis C. He has also published extensively in the areas of EBM, medical education and clinical research.

Dr. McGinn earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Bronx Municipal Hospital Center. He also received a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University.