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.
Winter 2014 Newsletter NEW
[3/28/2014] - Log on to the link below to read NYSOMS' latest newsletter more
Watch Highlights of NYSOMS 2014 Awards Ceremony
[3/19/2014] - Among the highlights of ROC-NY 2014 was the NYSOMS President's Reception, where we inducted new officers and honored those who have gone above and beyond in contributing to the success of the osteopathic medical profession in New York State. Watch the attached video for highlights and to find out who received a "surprise" lifetime achievement award.
NYSOMS THANKS CONVENTION EXHIBITORS
[3/11/2014] - The NYSOMS 2014 annual convention--ROC-NY--came to a successful close on Sunday, Feb. 23. Stay tuned to this Web site for all convention news.
NYSOMS WOULD LIKE TO THANK THIS YEAR'S EXHIBITORS FOR THEIR GENEROUS SUPPORT, WITHOUT WHICH ROC-NY WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE: more
NYSOMS POSTER COMPETITION A TIGHT RACE
[3/11/2014] - This year for the first time, NYSOMS' Annual Intern/Resident/Fellow Poster Competition, held in conjunction with ROC-NY, added a category for student research. Ten students competed in what turned out to be a very tight race. There were also 15 intern/resident research entries and 51 intern/resident case entries. The judges had their work cut out for them, but after much deliberation, the winners were selected. The winners are: more
CHANGING OF THE GUARD
[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:
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
NYSOMS PROMOTES THE PROFESSION AT DO DAY IN ALBANY
[5/24/2013] - A busload of DOs and osteopathic medical students from the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-NY joined NYSOMS President Anna Lamb, DO, at the New York State Capitol on May 21 for NYSOMS' third annual DO Day in Albany. more
CONNECT TO AOA FAMILY RELIEF FUND
[12/10/2012] - THE AOA FAMILY RELIEF FUND IS HERE FOR YOU! LOG IN TO THE LINK BELOW TO HELP YOUR COLLEAGUES BY DONATING TO THE FUND--OR TO APPLY FOR A GRANT YOURSELF:
If you have any questions, please contact Verna Bronersky, Secretary to the OFRF, at email@example.com or 312-202-8191. more
DISASTER RELIEF RESOURCES
[11/9/2012] - INFORMATION ON APPLYING FOR DISASTER RELIEF:
Individuals can call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the speech- and hearing-impaired.
New York State Office of Emergency Management: http://www.dhses.ny.gov/oem/
New York assistance: www.nyc.gov more
SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS INDIVIDUAL MANDATE
[6/28/2012] - Kaiser Health News reports that the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the landmark federal health law, affirming its mandate that nearly all Americans carry coverage and retaining sweeping changes to the health industry.
Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. joined the liberals on the court in upholding the mandate, deciding the penalty for not carrying insurance is a tax and therefore falls within Congress taxing power. But the justices voted to set limits on the laws expansion of Medicaid, the federal state program for the poor, leaving up to states to decide whether to participate. more
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|Tuesday: DO Day in Albany
|Sunday: LECOM CME on the Boardwalk