13th Annual Metropolitan NY/NJ Pediatric Board Review Course @ North Shore University Hospital
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – Apr 22 @ 5:15 pm

North Shore University Hospital

To register for this Pediatric Board Review Course go to

Friday, April 20

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM                Registration

3:30 PM – 3:35 PM                 Welcome

3:35 PM – 4:45 PM                 Infectious Disease
Steve Barone, MD

4:45 PM – 5:55 PM                 Developmental
Nili Major, MD

5:55 PM – 6:05 PM                 Break

6:05 PM – 7:15 PM                 Rheumatology
                                                            Simona Nativ, MD

7:15 PM – 8:25 PM                 General Pediatrics
                                                            Alan Meltzer, MD


Saturday, April 21

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM               Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM – 8:40 AM               Neonatology
Shantanu Rastogi, MD

8:40 AM – 9:50 AM               Adolescent Medicine
Warren Seigel, MD

9:50 AM – 10:00 AM             Break

10:00 AM – 11:10 AM           Neurology
                                                            Lorraine Lazar, MD

11:10 AM – 12:20 AM           Surgery
                                                            Eric Lazar, MD

12:20 – 1:00 PM                     Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:10 PM                 Critical Care
                                                            Edward Conway, MD

2:10 PM – 3:20 PM                 Endocrinology
                                                            Graeme Frank, MD

3:20 PM – 3:30 PM                 Break

3:30 PM – 4:40 PM                 Cardiology
Prema Ramaswamy, MD

4:40 PM – 5:50 PM                 Nephrology
Jeff Saland, MD


Sunday, April 22

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM               Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 9:10 AM               Orthopedics
Mark Rieger, MD

9:10 AM – 10:20 AM             GI
                                                            Joel Rosh, MD

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM           Break

10:30 AM – 11:40 AM           Genetics
Joy Samanich, MD

11:40 AM – 12:50 PM            Allergy/Immunology
David Resnick, MD

12:50 PM – 1:30 PM               Lunch

1:30 PM – 2:40 PM                 Hematology/Oncology
Richard Dractman, MD

2:40 PM – 3:50 PM                 Pulmonology
Ramneet Gill, MD

3:50 PM – 4:00 PM                 Break

4:00 PM – 5:10 PM                 Dermatology
Julie Schaffer, MD


“What’s In There?” Workshop and Advocacy Day @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

“What’s In There?” Workshop and Advocacy Day is less than a month away!

Don’t wait – register here.

We can protect our health and the environment by requiring full transparency about, and safe alternatives to, toxic chemicals in products. We invite you to come to a FREE workshop and advocacy day (lunch included).

  • Hear from national experts about the impact of chemicals on our health
  • Find out what’s happening in the marketplace and through government action
  • Get tips on how to advocate for more information and safer solutions
  • Put your knowledge into action in the afternoon as we speak with policymakers

We are excited to present our panel of speakers for the event:

  • Keynote Speaker Dr. Philip Landrigan, MD, MSc, Dean for Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (pre-recorded)
  • Amy Ziff, Founder and Executive Director, MADE SAFE
  • Meika Hollender, MBA, co-founder of Sustain
  • Beverley Thorpe, Consulting Program Manager for Networks and Advocacy, Clean Production Action
  • Martin Wolf, Director of Product Sustainability & Authenticity, Seventh Generation
  • Elizabeth Meer, Special Assistant for Pollution Prevention and Green Procurement at NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation (Invited)

Space is limited.  Please register today at:  Children of all ages are welcome.

We look forward to seeing you there!
6th Annual NYC MRC Symposium @ Memorial Sloan Kettering Zucker Research Center
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm


We are very excited to have nationally recognized experts from the field this year for our 6th Annual NYC MRC Symposium.  The effect of disasters on children is very different than on adults.  Come hear the experts.  In addition to their presentations, we will have a panel discussion where you will have an opportunity to ask questions of the experts.

Our esteemed speakers:

Dr. Irwin Redlener, MD
Director, National Center for Disaster Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness
Professor of Health Policy and Management & Pediatrics, Columbia University
President Emeritus/ Co-Founder – Children’s Health Fund.
“Protecting Children When Disaster Strikes”

Dr. Lori Peek, PhD
Director, Natural hazards Center, University of Colorado, Boulder
“Children in a Changing Climate”

Dr. Rebecca Leeb, PhD
Children’s Preparedness Unit, Acting Lead Children’s Health Team, CDC
“Protecting our Future Through Pediatric Preparedness at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

You must be a member of the NYC MRC and must register to attend.
Having trouble registering?  Please email Matt Geiger at

We hope to see you there!

Annual Perinatal Day Symposium @ DoubleTree by Hilton
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Save the date!
Annual Perinatal Day Symposium
May 9, 2018

DoubleTree by Hilton
455 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Additional details and registration information will be available soon.

Flyer and Agenda

Substance Abuse Screening Billing Webinar @ Webinar
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

HANYS’ Statewide Opioid Addiction Prevention and Management Collaborative supports members’ efforts to improve the delivery of care to patients experiencing opioid addiction and manage the care of patients in crisis.  On Tuesday, May 15, at 3 p.m., HANYS will host a webinar with Gerry King, LMSW, MPA, from OASAS.

This webinar will cover billing and diagnostic codes used for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) services, discuss the most common modifiers used, and the training requirements for different professionals to bill for SBIRT services.



Gerry King, LMSW, MPA
SBIRT Collaborative Care Coordinator
Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS).

Registration: Online



AAP NY Chapters 2 & 3 Joint Executive Committee Meeting @ Children’s Aid, New York, NY
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Canadian Paediatric Society 95th Annual Conference @ Quebec City Convention Centre
May 30 – Jun 2 all-day
AAP National Conference and Exposition @ Orange County Convention Center
Nov 2 – Nov 6 all-day

NCE 2018

Mark your calendars now to join us November 2-6 for the 2018 AAP National Conference & Exhibition at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

The National Conference is the premier venue for pediatric health care professionals to come together and share their passion for the health of all children. The conference draws more than 15,000 attendees and offers over 350 sessions in 70 topic areas from interactive, hands-on workshops to high-level plenary sessions on hot issues.
You’ll leave this meeting with cutting-edge information to help your patients and your practice, along with a bit of Orlando magic.
Hope to see you there!