Westchester physician elected president of the Medical Society of the State of New York
Westbury, NY, April 18— Manhattan physician Malcolm D. Reid, MD, MPP took office as President of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) at its annual House of Delegates meeting in Tarrytown, NY on April 17. Dr. Reid is chairman of the department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and has served as an Associate Medical Director at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West.
A 1982 cum laude graduate of Fordham University, Dr. Reid simultaneously earned his medical degree and master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University in 1987. He received his internship training at Winthrop University Hospital on Long Island and did his residency training in rehabilitation medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. He also received his board certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
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Dr. Reid is particularly dedicated to medical education. He is a member of his hospital’s continuing medical education committee and is Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Additionally, he served as a Governor’s appointee to the NYS Hospital Review and Planning Council.
Dr. Reid has demonstrated his dedication to issues concerning organized medicine by serving as president of both the New York County Medical Society and the Manhattan Central Branch of the National Medical Association. Additionally, he served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the New York County Medical Society. A MSSNY Councilor for four years, Dr. Reid also co-chaired MSSNY’s federal candidate evaluation subcommittee, and vice-chaired both its communication and membership committees. He is also a member of the National Medical Association, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Reid’s honors include the Distinguished Community Physician Award from the One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of NYC and selection as one of the Fifty Most Outstanding National Medical Fellowship Scholars in 1997. In 1996 he was inducted into the Mount Vernon High School Hall of Fame for his scholarly and athletic accomplishments. Dr. Reid was also selected as one of the top doctors in his field by Castle Connolly from 2012 - 2015.
Dr. Reid and his wife, Emily, have three children, Malcolm Jr., age 23, Maya, age 19 and Matthew, age 16. They live in Briarcliff Manor in Westchester County.
Founded in 1807, the Medical Society of the State of New York is the state's principal non-profit professional organization for physicians, residents and medical students of all specialties. Its mission is to represent the interests of patients and physicians to assure quality healthcare services for all.