Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 – 2015

Thomas McGinn/North Shore-LIJ

Dr. Thomas McGinn is senior vice president and executive director of the North Shore-LIJ Health System Medicine Service Line and professor and chair of Internal Medicine for the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

His career has been focused on providing high quality primary care to all communities with a focus on underserved urban communities. He is also a recognized international authority in evidence-based medicine (EBM), the goal of which is to bring the best available research in healthcare to all patients. Combining his interests, primary care and EBM, he is currently establishing the North Shore LIJ Health System’s primary care network.

Thomas is currently overseeing an unprecedented expansion in both the scope and size of the  North Shore-LIJ Health System’s primary care delivery system. To drive the national discussion on access to high quality care  he has developed a living laboratory to study the best ways to bring the best most recent research in healthcare through the health system.

Thomas is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He earned his M.D. from SUNY Downstate, completed his residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, and holds an M.P.H. from Columbia University.

With both paternal and maternal roots in County Tyrone, Thomas is a fourth-generation Irish American in a highly medical family – his father, uncle, brother, sister-in-law, and nephew all hold prominent roles in healthcare and the title “Dr. McGinn.”