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Dr. Madejski to be appointed president of the Medical Society of the State of New York

Staff Reports Posted 8 March 2018 at 3:49 pm

Dr. Tom Madejski

MEDINA – A local physician, Thomas J. Madejski, will be appointed president of the Medical Society of the State of New York at its upcoming meeting on March 24 in Buffalo.

Madejski, an Albion resident, works in Medina with General Physician, P.C., on Ohio Street. He is also president of the medical staff at Medina Memorial Hospital, as well as medical director of the Villages of Orleans Health & Rehabilitation Center in Albion, Absolut Care in Gasport, and Hospice of Orleans County.

As president of the Medical Society, Dr. Madejski will oversee all the public health and legislative activities of the state’s principal professional organization for physicians and will work to protect and defend the rights of all patients in New York state.

“Dr. Madejski has been a tireless supporter of MSSNY’s legislative priorities and has been a champion of both physicians’ and patients’ rights during challenging times,” said Dr. Paul Hamlin, chairman of MSSNY’s Board of Trustees. “We look forward to his leadership as he takes office as president of MSSNY.”

Dr. Madejski is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo School of Pharmacy and The School of Medicine, SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Hospice Palliative Care.

“I am honored to have been elected to lead the Medical Society of the State of New York for the upcoming year,” Madejski said. “MSSNY is the leading voice for physicians in New York State, working for patients, and our physician members and their healthcare teams, to improve the health of our patients and the delivery of healthcare in New York State.”

“During my 25+ years with MSSNY I am proud to have worked on a wide range of issues including: advocacy for HIV testing and treatment for newborns, electronic interchange of health data with privacy protections, reducing social ethnic and other healthcare disparities, and the opioid crisis in WNY, and throughout the state, among many others. MSSNY will continue to work to advocate for improved access and the betterment of health for our patients at both the state and federal levels.

“I am also thankful and honored to be a part of General Physicians, and Kaleida, which have been supportive of my involvement and also committed to improving the health and lives of our patients, friends and families.”