Welcome to NYSOMS Online
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.
Why Join NYSOMS
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:
- Keep fighting for tort reform, and keep defeating regressive liability
- Strengthen the new managed care law.
- Tackle tough public health issues, such as new HIV testing rules.
- Work for physicians to have the right of collective negotiations.
- And much more.
STEP THERAPY LEGISLATION PASSES BOTH CHAMBERS NEW
[6/17/2016] - NYSOMS' continual advocacy for Step Therapy legislation has paid off! A.2834D/S.3419C, which creates a clear appeals process for doctors who feel that fail first isn't helping their patients, successfully passed both the Senate (6/12) and the Assembly, as of June 16. The bill now heads to Governor Andrew Cuomo for his signature. more
READ NYSOMS' SPRING NEWSLETTER
[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
CHANGING OF THE GUARD
[4/1/2016] - NYSOMS held its annual meeting and elections on April 1, during ROC-NY. Welcome to our new officers and board of directors for 2016:
President--Patricia C. Hunt, DO, MHA, CHCQI
Past President--Steven I. Sherman, DO, MS
Vice President--Sherman Dunn, DO
Treasurer--Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO, FACOFP
Secretary--Lawrence L. Northorn, DO
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
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Calendar of Events (Summary)
> Complete Event Information
|Tuesday: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF OPIOID PRESCRIBING @ 7:00 PM
|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)