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

[5/26/2016] - Find out what YOUR state medical society has been doing by clicking here: link

Gov. Cuomo Proclaims April 17-24 Osteopathic Medicine Week in NY State
[4/19/2016] - April 17-23, 2016, has been declared Osteopathic Medicine Week in New York State by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.  He joins the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society (NYSOMS) in its efforts to increase public awareness of osteopathic medicine and the critical role that osteopathic physicians (DOs) play in New York's healthcare system.  To read the full press release, click on the link below: more

NYSOMS joins MSSNY in Powerful Day of Advocacy
[3/15/2016] - On March 8, NYSOMS joined the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) in Albany for a combined DO Day/MSSNY Lobby Day that drew 70 osteopathic medical students from all three New York State campuses.

Led by  President Steven Sherman, DO, NYSOMS' student participants accounted for close to a quarter of all attendees. Student feedback was overwhelmingly positive: more

[2/19/2016] - Read about NYSOMS' two most important events--DO Day in Albany and ROC-NY 2016--and learn how you can participate in both! more

[12/22/2015] - Do you know an Unsung Hero of the profession? NYSOMS would like to honor a New York State DO who may not be well-known, or even a NYSOMS member, but who inspires those who know him or her by doing good work every day. more

[10/28/2015] - Read NYSOMS' Fall 2015 Newsletter here. Find out what happened at the annual AOA House of Delegates meeting, catch up on what your colleagues have been up to, and mark your calendars for NYSOMS' annual convention, ROC-NY, and our December networking event. more

ICD-‐10 Just tell me what I need to know!
[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

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

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)

> Click Here to view our Online Registrations for all of our upcoming events.

Thursday: Summer CME Conference @ 10:00 AM

Thursday: 16th OMM Teaching Day @ 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. / Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Thursday: -04/9/2017 Sunday Regional Osteopathic Convention - New York (ROC-NY)

> Complete Event Information

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