Thomas McGinn, MD, MPH, is Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the North Shore-LIJ Health System Medicine Service Line and serves the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine as Chair of the Department of Medicine. Dr. McGinn oversees all North Shore-LIJ medicine programs, with more than 450 full-time physicians, 1,500 voluntary physicians, 100 fellows, and 140 medical residents.
Dr. McGinn plays a leadership role in the School of Medicine which will graduate its first class in 2015. As the Health System continues to expand its mission as an academic medical center, he is devoted to bolstering the Department of Medicine’s clinical research and educational enterprises by attracting and retaining talented faculty, mentoring and promoting physician-scientist/educators, and supporting the innovative ideas and research stemming from the talented young minds of tomorrow’s healthcare leaders.
On the clinical side, Dr. McGinn leads the largest department within the Health System where twelve medical sub-specialties work together to manage complex and diverse communities of patients in both outpatient and inpatient settings. In today’s rapidly changing field of healthcare, Dr. McGinn and the Department of Medicine play a critical role in the evolution of care and wellness programs for a population of over 7 million people in Long Island, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island.
Before joining North Shore-LIJ in February 2011, Dr. McGinn was Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. McGinn is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He is internationally acknowledged as an authority in evidence-based medicine and comparative effectiveness, and has established core research programs of his own.
Dr. McGinn earned his MD from SUNY Downstate, completed his residency (internal medicine) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Bronx Municipal Hospital Center in the Bronx, and an MPH from Columbia University and is a Professor of Medicine in the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.