We are pleased to share this news from the Massachusetts Medical Society...
Thomas A. LaMattina, 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 will receive the award at the Society’s Annual Meeting in Boston on April 30.
Dr. LaMattina is being honored for his service on the Committee on Nominations, whose members are charged each year with nominating candidates for leadership positions in the Society. He served as a committee member for 17 years, from May 1997 to May 2014 and as chairman for one year, from May 2014 to May 2015. In addition to his committee work, he has also served the society as a member of its House of Delegates since 1992 and as a member of the Board of Trustees since 2002.
A Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology, Dr. LaMattina operates a solo cardiology practice in Concord. He has been an attending cardiologist on the active staff at Emerson Hospital in Concord and has privileges at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
At Emerson Hospital, he has been a member of the Board of Director of the Emerson Independent Practice Organization since 1993 and served as its president for 12 years, from 1996-2008. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Emerson Physician Health Organization since 1995.
Dr. LaMattina earned his B.S. in biology cum laude from Harvard College in 1978 and his M.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1982. He completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. He has been an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine since 1992 and a Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School since 2002. In 2013, he was a contributing author to the chapter on chronic coronary artery disease in Chronic Coronary Disease, published by the MGH Cardiology Board Review. He resides in Harvard.
The Massachusetts Medical Society, with more than 24,000 physicians and student members, is dedicated to educating and advocating for the patients and physicians of Massachusetts. The Society, under the auspices of NEJM Group, publishes the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading global medical journal and web site, and NEJM Journal Watch alerts and publications 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.