Upstate News

May 29, 2008
Darryl Geddes 315 464-4828

SUNY Upstate James Greenwald, M.D., physician elected vice president of New York State Academy of Family Physicians

SYRACUSE, N.Y.— SUNY Upstate Medical University Professor James Greenwald, M.D., has been elected to a one-year term as vice president of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP).

Greenwald, whose faculty appointment is in the Department of Family Medicine, has been a longtime member of the NYSAFP, holding numerous leadership positions, including as chairman and treasurer of its board of directors.

Greenwald has been recognized for his teaching and leadership, having received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, the SUNY Upstate’s President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Onondaga County Medical Society Award for Community Service. He was the NYSAFP Educator of the Year in 1998 and was a finalist for the Walter Kemp Award for best article of the year in American Family Physician in 1994.

The NYSAFP is the New York chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians. NYSAFP represents more than 4,500 family physicians and medical students throughout the state and provides advocacy, education and information for its members.

Greenwald resides in Syracuse.

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