Calendar

Sep
24
Thu
AAP NY Chapter 2 Executive Committee Meeting @ Winthrop University Hospital, Dr. Martin Spatz Conference Center
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oct
15
Thu
Strategic Planning Meeting @ Douglaston Club
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Nov
17
Tue
Paid Family Leave for the Health of Working Families @ Community Service Society Conference Center
Nov 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Speakers

Benard P. Dreyer, MD, FAAP
President-Elect, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Professor of Pediatrics
NYU School of Medicine
Director of Pediatrics, Bellevue Hospital Center

Howard L. Minkoff, MD
Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Maimonides Medical Center
Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Executive Officer, American Congress of Obstetricians
and Gynecologists District II (ACOG)

Ruth Milkman, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the CUNY
Graduate Center and Research Director of the
Joseph S. Murphy Labor Institute in CUNY’s School
of Professional Studies

Lead bill sponsors in NYS Assembly and Senate:
Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan (Q-Dem) (invited)
Senator Joseph P. Addabbo (Q-Dem)
Other speakers to be announced

The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required.

Sponsored by the Community Service Society, Scholars Strategy Network-NYC Chapter, and the New York Paid Family Leave Insurance Campaign

Register: www.cssny.org/Rx4familyleave

Apr
7
Thu
Clinical Symposium: Routinizing Sexual Health in Primary Care @ Hostos Community College
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the NYC STD Prevention Training Center are offering a free half-day clinical symposium on sexual health for clinical providers in the Bronx on April 7, 2016.  The goal of the symposium is to address provider awareness and proficiency in the following areas: sexual history taking; STD/HIV morbidity and trends, STD/HIV screening and diagnosis; and STD treatment recommendations.

Registration is now open!  See symposium web page for and the attached registration flyer for more information for details.

The symposium will be held at Hostos Community College in the Bronx.  Continuing medical and nursing education credits (a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ CME/CNE) are available.   This is a clinical symposium intended for medical health professionals and as seating is limited, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses will receive priority for registration.  Please forward to your colleagues and networks.   We look forward to seeing you at the symposium!

May
26
Thu
Annual Perinatal Day Symposium – Register now! @ DoubleTree by Hilton
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration is now open!
Annual Perinatal Day Symposium
May 26, 2016

DoubleTree by Hilton
455 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Register online here.

Flyer and Agenda

AAP NY Chapter 2 Executive Committee Meeting @ TBA
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
2
Thu
Routinizing Sexual Health in Primary Care @ NYC DOHMH Gotham Center
Jun 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) and the New York City STD Prevention Training Center are offering a series of free half-day symposia to increase clinical provider knowledge and proficiency in sexual health care.

See Brochure

Continuing Medical Education: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education: The CDC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 3.0 contact hours.

9 A.M. – 12 P.M.
Sign-in begins at 8:30 A.M.
Topics Include:
STD/HIV Epidemiology
Taking a Sexual History
STD Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines

Cost: Free! A continental breakfast will be provided.
Note: The clinical symposia are for medical providers and seating is limited.  Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses will receive priority for registration.

Registration is required!  You will receive registration confirmation and symposia reminders via email.
QUEENS Register here.

THURSDAY JUNE 2, 2016
NYC DOHMH Gotham Center
42-09 28th Street 3rd floor
Long Island City, NY 11101

BROOKLYN Register here.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 15, 2016
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Jun
15
Wed
Routinizing Sexual Health in Primary Care @ Brooklyn Borough Hall
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) and the New York City STD Prevention Training Center are offering a series of free half-day symposia to increase clinical provider knowledge and proficiency in sexual health care.

See Brochure

Continuing Medical Education: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education: The CDC is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 3.0 contact hours.

9 A.M. – 12 P.M.
Sign-in begins at 8:30 A.M.
Topics Include:
STD/HIV Epidemiology
Taking a Sexual History
STD Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines

Cost: Free! A continental breakfast will be provided.
Note: The clinical symposia are for medical providers and seating is limited.  Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses will receive priority for registration.

Registration is required!  You will receive registration confirmation and symposia reminders via email.

BROOKLYN Register here.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 15, 2016
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Jul
22
Fri
Advocacy Webinar: “We Are All Advocates” @ Webinar
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
NYS AAP – Chapter 2
Dear NYS AAP – Chapter 2 Members,
All NYS AAP – Chapter 2 members were invited to participate in our Strategic Planning Meeting on October 15, 2015. The meeting was a great success and resulted in 6 strategic priorities/goals with dedicated workgroups to develop and execute each one. 
One of these goals is to offer advocacy training to our members, including residents and medical students. To this end, I’m pleased to invite you to our first Advocacy Webinar on June 3rd from 12 noon to 1 pm. There is no charge for Chapter 2 members to attend.   Please see below for details.
Best,
J.
Joseph J. Abularrage, MD, MPH, M.Phil, FAAP
President, NYS AAP – Chapter 2
Register Online:
EVENT:  Advocacy Webinar:  “We Are All Advocates”
DATE:  Friday, June 3, 2016
TIME:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
PRESENTED BY:  NYS AAP – Chapter 2
WEBINAR DESCRIPTION:
“We Are All Advocates” is a 1 hour webinar highlighting the policy & legislative priorities of the NYS AAP, presented by Elie Ward, Director of Policy & Advocacy for the NYS AAP and Executive Director of the NYS AAP – Chapters 2 & 3 .
This webinar is appropriate for beginners as well as experienced advocates for children and children’s health care.
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the attributes of an advocate:   What traits do you need to cultivate to be an effective advocate?
  • Advocate at the local, state & federal levels:  What information do you need?  How do you tell a compelling story?  Who are key allies?
  • Understand the NYS AAP’s Policy & Advocacy Priorities:  What have we accomplished so far this session and what is left to get done?
  • Find the information you need to be an effective advocate:  Always know what you are talking about!
For more information, contact Jessica Geslani in the NYS AAP – Chapter 2 Office:
jgeslani@nysaap.org / 516-326-0310

 

Sep
15
Thu
AAP NY Chapter 2 Executive Committee Meeting @ TBA
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm