Sar Medoff, Chair Elect

Sar Medoff is an emergency medicine physician passionate about health policy, rural healthcare, his family, and spending time outdoors. Dr. Medoff graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2015 and from the Harvard Kennedy School with a dual degree in public policy. He then completed his emergency medicine residency at Emory University in Atlanta. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a member of the Georgia College of Emergency Physicians. He is also a member of the American College of Emergency Physician’s State and Legislative Regulatory Committee where he has advocated for Medicaid reform.

Sar has previously worked with the state of Vermont on health insurance reform, and during the COVID-19 pandemic he worked with Alaska’s Division of Public Health providing clinical support across state facilities. He is part of the Alaska Healthy and Equitable Communities Unit working to support and expand community health worker initiatives in Alaska. In Georgia, Dr. Medoff has been involved with the Emory Farmworker Project and works in multiple Emergency Departments around Atlanta. Sar was the founding chair of the Young Literacy Council for Reach Out and Read, which distributes books to pediatrician offices, and has been a Big Brother with Atlanta’s Big Brothers/Big Sisters.