Saidi, MD, System Chief, Section of Geriatric Medicine, Department
of Medicine, Main Line Health (MLH) has been named President-Elect of
the Pennsylvania Society for Post-Acute and Long-term Care Medicine
(PMDA). Dr. Saidi will become president after two years, and will hold
that position for a two-year period.
The PMDA is an organization of long-term care providers and
professionals committed to the continuous improvement of care for
Pennsylvanians across the long-term care continuum. PMDA provides
advocacy, education and professional development services for medical
directors, physicians, nurse practitioners and other health care team
“I am pleased to be appointed President Elect of an organization that I
have been proud to be involved with for over 10 years,” said Dr. Saidi.
“I look forward to working with PMDA members to increase exposure for
the organization and to work closely with health care providers,
post-acute and long-term care facilities as well as state government
agencies to enhance quality of care as well as outcomes in post-acute
and long-term care settings.”
Dr. Saidi has been practicing geriatrics at Lankenau
Medical Center for the past 11 years. He is an Assistant Professor
of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University and practices geriatrics at
Lankenau as well as being the medical director of multiple nursing
facilities in the area. Dr. Saidi is a member of the American Geriatric
Society, Society of Post-acute and Long-term Care Medicine (AMDA) and
the American College of Physicians.
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.
At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.
The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.
Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.