SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Shane Macaulay was elected president of the Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) at the association's annual meeting in Seattle, Sunday, Oct. 2. The WSMA represents physicians, resident physicians, medical students and physician-assistants throughout Washington state.
Dr. Macaulay, who lives in Bellevue, is a musculoskeletal and body radiologist for the Center for Diagnostic Imaging, which provides medical imaging and radiology services. He also serves as medical director for the Center for Diagnostic Imaging's Kirkland location.
Dr. Macaulay received his medical degree from the University of California at San Diego. He completed his residency in radiology and fellowship in abdominal imaging and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) research at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Dr. Macaulay is a member of multiple professional associations, including the American Medical Association, American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, American College of Radiology, Washington State Radiological Society and King County Medical Society. He has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles in industry journals, and has held appointments as a clinical associate faculty and as an acting instructor at the University of Washington.
The following physicians were also elected as officers at the association's annual meeting:
Dr. Donna Smith, Seattle pediatrician, president-elect; Dr. Tom Schaaf, Spokane family physician, 1st vice president; Dr. Bill Hirota, Tacoma gastroenterologist, 2nd vice president; Dr. Nathan Schlicher, Tacoma emergency physician, secretary-treasurer; Dr. Mika Sinanan, Seattle surgeon, assistant secretary-treasurer. The seventh officer of WSMA's Executive Committee is past-president Dr. Ray Hsiao, Seattle child psychiatrist and addiction specialist, who will serve as committee chair.
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SOURCE Washington State Medical Association