February 18, 2014
Andrew Sama, MD, has been named Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, and Chief of Emergency Medicine at Catholic Health Services (CHS). A recognized leader in the field of Emergency Medicine both regionally and nationally, Dr. Sama brings to Good Samaritan decades of experience in managing complex emergency departments at major Long Island hospitals.
A graduate of Columbia University and Cornell University Medical College, Dr. Sama completed his residency training in medicine at North Shore University Hospital where he was Assistant Chief Resident. Since then, he has worked as an Attending Physician in the Department of Medicine, Department of Surgery, and the Department of Emergency Medicine at North Shore University Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Sama is Chairman of the Board and immediate past president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). At the state level, he served as president of the New York State Chapter of ACEP from 2002-2004 and was later named its “Physician of the Year.”
He has held several academic appointments, initially with Cornell University Medical College as well as New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Sama is the recipient of the Dorothy and Jack Kupferberg Endowed Professorship of Emergency Medicine at New York University School of Medicine.
He resides in Manhasset.
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