Malcolm D. Reid, MD, Elected Vice President Of State Medical Society

WESTBURY, NY (04/14/2014)(readMedia)-- Tarrytown, NY (4/14/14) – Manhattan physician Malcolm D. Reid, MD, MPP, was elected Vice-President of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) at its 208th annual House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in Tarrytown, NY, on April 12. This will be his sixth term as an officer of the state's principal professional organization for physicians. Dr. Reid will also continue his professional duties as the site chair of the Department of Physical Medicine at Mount Sinai - Roosevelt Hospital and Mount Sinai-St. Luke's Hospital. Additionally, he serves as one of the Associate Medical Directors at Mount Sinai - Roosevelt Hospital and Mount Sinai - St. Luke's Hospital.

A cum laude graduate of Fordham University, Dr. Reid earned both his medical degree and master's degree in public policy from Harvard University. 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 has also earned certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

In 2014, Dr. Reid was again selected as a top doctor in his field by Castle Connolly Guide. He was honored with the same distinction in both 2012 and 2013.

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 Medical Society. 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 co-chaired MSSNY's federal candidate evaluation subcommittee, and vice-chaired both its communication and membership committees He continues to serve on several committees, including those for healthcare disparities and finance. Dr. Reid has been part of MSSNY's AMA delegation for seven years and previously served on the AMA's Residency Review Committee for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 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 and his wife Emily live in Briarcliff Manor in Westchester County with their three children- Matthew, age 14; Maya, age 17; Malcolm Jr., age 21.

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.