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Good Sam Announces New Foundation Board Member, Tom McAteer

June 5th, 2018


Thomas J. McAteer Jr. has been named a member of the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees.

Currently serving as the Executive Vice President for Suffolk Transportation, McAteer is an accomplished leader with an impressive track record in health care, government and transportation. Previously, he served as Regional Market Head for Aetna, where he increased revenue from $250 million to an estimated $1.5 billion over a seven-year period. Prior to that, he was named CEO of Vytra Health Plans, one of the largest regional health plans on Long Island. He also served as Chairman of the Board for two health care network startup companies. 

“I am excited to have an opportunity to help my community through the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation,” said McAteer. “There is nothing more personal and important than the provision of quality health care at the local level. It is an honor to be part of the Good Samaritan and Catholic Health Services team.”

The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation is a tax-exempt charity that provides philanthropic support for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. With the generous support from trustees, community members, local businesses and other organizations, the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation enables the not-for profit Medical Center to continue providing the most advanced care available.

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital. Located in West Islip, the Medical Center has more than 3,438 employees and 900 physicians on staff and had nearly 26,000 patient admissions and nearly 90,000 emergency department visits in 2017. For more information, please visit the website at