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NSMC Family Medicine Physician Honored for Service to Massachusetts Medical Society

Boxford resident and Peabody physician Alain A. Chaoui, M.D., has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Committee Chair Service Award, an honor recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the Society, the statewide professional association of physicians. He received his award at the Society’s annual meeting in Boston on May 18.

Dr. Chaoui, Chair of Family Medicine at North Shore Medical Center and a board-certified family physician in private practice with Family Medicine North in Peabody, was recognized for his nine years of service as a member of the Committee on Membership, including six years as committee chair from 2006-2012.

A member of the Medical Society since 1995, Dr. Chaoui has served the organization in a number of capacities, including as a member of its Board of Trustees and House of Delegates. He has been a member of the Organized Medical Staff Section and served on the committees on Strategic Planning, Nominations, and Universal Health Care and Health System Reform. He has also been President of the Essex South District Medical Society.

Dr. Chaoui received his medical degree from the Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. He has been previously honored with North Shore Medical Center’s Physician of Excellence Award and was named one of the “Super Doctors” for 2011 by Super Doctors Magazine, a peer-reviewed selection of doctors who are known for professional excellence and widely recognized as leaders within their medical specialties.

The Massachusetts Medical Society, with nearly 24,000 physicians and student members, is dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. The Society publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and Journal Watch alerts and newsletters covering 13 specialties. The Society is also a leader in continuing medical education for health care professionals throughout Massachusetts, conducting a variety of medical education programs for physicians and health care professionals. Founded in 1781, MMS is the oldest continuously operating medical society in the country. For more information please visit www.massmed.org, www.nejm.org, or www.jwatch.org.


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

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