Welcome to NYSOMS Online

Welcome to the New State York Osteopathic Medical Society's website.  On this site you will find information for the general public about Osteopathic Medicine, resources for our members and students, and links to health, government and state sites.


The New York State Osteopathic Medical Society is the only professional society in the state that represents the interests of osteopathic physicians.  The organization continues to change and offer advanced membership services.  We are your voice in Albany, recent activities include:

Current News

Welcome to ICD-10 NEW
[10/1/2015] - Today, the U.S. health care system moves to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision  ICD-10. Weve tested and retested our systems in anticipation of this day, and were ready to accept properly coded ICD-10 claims. more

ICD-‐10 Just tell me what I need to know! NEW
[9/29/2015] - If like me you've heard enough about ICD-‐10, lets raise a toast to the fact that October 1st, 2015 is finally here. The delays are over and we can finally get down to it. Here are some quick thoughts to ponder. It matters not whether you are wildly well prepared or woefully worried of the unknown impact of ICD-‐10. These topics are intentionally brief and pragmatic. more

CMS ICD-10 Resources
[9/4/2015] - The Center for Mediare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised ICD-10 information available online. more

Mentor an Osteopathic Medical Student
[8/6/2015] - NYSOMS announces the launch of a mentorship program for students on the three campuses of New York State-based colleges of osteopathic medicine. This is a chance for NYSOMS members to get involved and give back. Register Online more

TouroCOM Opening: Assistant Professor Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department
[7/10/2015] - Assistant Professor  Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking high energy, engaging and dynamic full-time faculty to join the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. more

Oklahoma Osteopathic Association Seeks Executive Director
[7/7/2015] - The Oklahoma Osteopathic Association (OOA), seeks a dynamic executive director with experience in association management, health policy, and membership retention and recruitment. more

NYSOMS Summer 2015 Newsletter
[6/25/2015] - Read all about it! The latest NYSOMS Newsletter covers ROC-NY 2015, DO Day in Albany and the 2015 Legislative session, graduations and growth at NYITCOM and TouroCOM - and much more! more

[6/15/2015] - Several NYSOMS past-presidents were honored during the President's Reception at ROC-NY 2015, thanks to the efforts of longtime  program chair, Freda Lozanoff, DO. "You can't know where you're going until you know where you've been," she said. more

[6/8/2015] - Complementing the ROC-NY 2015 theme, "The Evolution of Healthcare," the theme of the ROC-NY President's Reception was "The Evolution of NYSOMS." All NSYOMS past-presidents were honored, and former presidents, Martin Diamond, DO, and Cindy Hoffman, DO, presented a fascinating history of our society--going back to the 19th Century. Watch the video here. more

[6/1/2015] - Now it its second year, the NYSOMS Student Research Poster Competition is on its way to becoming as popular--and as competitive--as the Intern/Resident Poster Competition, a longtime staple of NYSOMS' annual convention. Last year, there were only five student contestants. This year, that number almost tripled, with 13 students submitting impressive research. AND THE WINNERS ARE: more

[4/30/2015] - Close to 50 DOs and osteopathic medical students turned out for NYSOMS' Fifth Annual DO Day in Albany on April 28. Students representing the Harlem and Middleown campuses of TouroCOM-NY, as well as LECOM, along with a number of family medicine residents from  the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY, visited their representatives to talk about NYSOMS' legislative agenda: more

Treating Tobacco Use Learning Module Available Online
[3/16/2015] - The New York City Health Department has developed an interactive online learning module entitled, Treating Tobacco Use to enhance provider knowledge on how to effectively assess, counsel and treat tobacco use. As the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., we as health care professionals are in a prime position to help our patients successfully quit tobacco, while simultaneously lowering their risk of heart disease, stroke, COPD and other diseases.

A Guide for Physicians: Recognizing Measles

NYSOMS Winter 2015 Newsletter
[1/30/2015] - Catch up on what's happening! The latest NYSOMS Newsletter is now available at the link below. more

New Medscape Resources Offer CME/CE Credits
[11/12/2014] - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released three new resources to help small physician practices prepare for ICD-10. These resources also provide continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education (CE) credits to health care professionals who complete the learning modules, and anyone who takes them will earn a certificate of completion. If you are a first-time visitor to Medscape, you will need to create a free account to access these resources. more

[3/11/2014] - NYSOMS held its annual meeting and elections on Feb. 21, during ROC-NY. Welcome to our new officers and board of directors for 2014:
Executive Officers
President--Steven I. Sherman, DO
Past President--Anna Lamb, DO
Vice President--Patricia C. Hunt, DO, MHA, FAOBIM
Treasurer--Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO
Secretary--Sherman Dunn, DO more

Governor Paterson Delivers Keynote at NYSOMS' Annual Meeting
[6/11/2013] - Thanks to a little help from our friend, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Robert Golberg, DO, NYSOMS was able to "snag"  former New York Governor David Paterson as keynote speaker for NYSOMS' Annual Meeting, held during ROC-NY. Gov. Paterson currently serves as Distinguished Professor of Health Care and Public Policy at TouroCOM. You can listen to excerpts of his speech on the attached audiotape. more

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Calendar of Events (Summary)

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Thursday: Webinar Session 1 - ICD-10 Live Webinar: ICD-10 Catch-Up: The Basics

Thursday: Webinar Session 2 - ICD-10 is here...Now What?!!: Tactical Considerations..


Thursday: Webinar Session 3 - ICD-10 Live Webinar: ICD-10 is here...Revenue Cycles

Thursday: SAVE THE DATE - ROC-NY 2016

Sunday: Treating Tobacco Use Online Learning Modular @ Valid through April 30 2017

> Complete Event Information

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