NSMC Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Mitchell S. Rein, M.D., has been awarded the Samuel O. Thier Award for Physician Leadership by Partners HealthCare.
The Samuel O. Thier Award for Physician Leadership is presented annually to the physician who best makes an important contribution as a leader and reflects core values of courage, integrity and resilience. This award was named in honor of Dr. Thier, the second CEO of Partners HealthCare. Dr. Rein was selected from among 4,500 physicians within the Partners network.
“I am so honored and humbled. Partner’s institutions have been my professional home and professional family for 31 years,” said Mitchell S. Rein, M.D. “More than the recognition that comes with this great honor is the responsibility to promote the core values of the award and the responsibility to mentor the next generation of physician leaders. I have learned so much from so many talented individuals and it’s a privilege to work for such a world class organization.”
Since his arrival at NSMC in 1997, Dr. Rein has been consistently recognized by his peers for his thoughtful leadership, clinical acumen and high standards. His contributions to NSMC and Partners are many and include his work with the Partners HealthCare initiative for High Performance Medicine, Partners Care Redesign and Patient Affordability and NSMC’s Culture of Excellence initiatives.
Dr. Rein has served in his current role at NSMC since 2004. Prior to this position, he served as chair for the department of obstetrics and gynecology at NSMC and vice chair for the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is currently a member of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital and NSMC where he practices infertility and assisted reproductive technologies and gynecology. He is also an associate professor in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School.
Additionally, Dr. Rein is chairman of the Partners Community Healthcare, Inc. (PCHI) board of trustees and a member of the board of trustees for North Shore Medical Center, North Shore Physicians Group and North Shore Health System. He also serves on numerous other committees and councils at NSMC and Partners HealthCare.
NSMC (North Shore Medical Center) is a multi-site health system headquartered in Salem, Mass., which includes NSMC Salem Hospital, NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, NSMC Heart Center, NSMC Women’s Center and the physician network known as North Shore Physicians Group. NSMC and Massachusetts General Hospital together provide care at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care and the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers. NSMC is a member of Partners HealthCare, which was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. #northshoremed###