The Suffolk Academy of Medicine

The Suffolk Academy of Medicine is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Suffolk Academy of Medicine designates these live educational activities for a maximum of the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ listed below. Physicians should claim only credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Suffolk Academy of Medicine encourages the concept of lifelong learning among the physicians in Suffolk County. Our physicians are encouraged to value all categories of CME, not only AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital
101 Hospital Road
Patchogue, NY
 11772
Christine Doucet, MD, Director of Medicla Education

Breast Tumor Board

Held on Fridays, 5/18, 6/1; 6/18/17
7:30 am – 9:00 am

Each 1.5 Hours 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 

Speaker: David Mangiameli, DO, Breast Surgery & Services, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital

Objectives: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) implement multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment management of breast cancer cases, and 2) analyze the presented disciplines of each case by family medicine, surgery, pathology, radiology and oncology related to breast cancer to come up with treatment plans.

 

Good Samaritan Hospital
1000 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY  11795
Catherine G. Caronia, MD, Director of Medical Education

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Held on Fridays
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

“Zika Virus and Other Travel Related Illnesses”  - May 19, 2017

Speaker:  Howard Balbi, MD

Objectives: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to 1) discuss the importance of pre-travel consultation and preparation for your patients; 2) review and analyze the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management and prevention of the Zika virus; 3) review and utilize the recommendation s for pregnant women and possible Zika virus exposure when traveling.

 “Social  Media and Its Effects on Youth” -  June 2, 2017

Speaker: Warren Seigel, MD

Objectives: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to 1) describe the impact of media on adolescent health behavior; 2) review the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) media guidelines for children and adolescents; 3) recognize limitations of current strategies with respect to media use and indentify the next steps to address overuse.

Breast Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Fridays - 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25, 9/1, 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 11/24, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22, 12/29/2017
7:00 am to 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Speakers:
John Francfort, MD, Chairman of Surgery, and Bradley Cohen, MD, Surgeon; Anthony Capizzi, MD, Associate Chairman, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objectives: Upon completion of the program the participants should be able to: 1) discuss multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosis and management of breast cancer cases, 2) discuss diagnostic pathology, surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology to diagnose and treat breast cancer, and 3) review presentations of difficult to manage breast cases.

Gynecologic Oncology Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Fridays - 5/19, 6/16, 7/21, 8/18, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15/2017
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Speakers:
  Pankaj Singhal, MD, Chairman, Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and System Chairman of Obstetrics & Gynecology/Women’s Health Initiatives for Catholic Health Services of Long Island; Johnny Kao, MD, Chairman, Radiation Oncology; Sunayana Srinivasan, MD, Gynecologic Oncology, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objectives:  Upon completion of the program the participants should be able to: 1) describe multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosis and management of gynecologic cancer cases, 2) discuss diagnostic, pathology, surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology to diagnose and treat breast cancer, and 3) review presentations of difficult to manage gynecologic cases.

General Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Fridays - 6/2, 7/7, 8/4, 9/1, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1/2017
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Speakers:
Johnny Kao, MD, Chairman, Radiation Oncology, or Sudha Mikhu, MD, Medical Oncology, or Bradley Cohen, MD, Surgeon, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objectives: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) discuss multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosis and management of cancer cases, 2) discuss diagnostic, pathology, surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology to diagnose and treat cancer, and 3) review presentations of difficult to manage cases.

Neuro Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Thursdays - 6/1, 7/6, 8/3, 9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7/2017
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Speakers:
Borimir Darachiev, MD, Neurosurgeon, Johnny Kao, MD, Chairman, Radiation Oncology, or Sudha Mikhu, MD, Medical Oncology, or Bradley Cohen, MD, Surgeon, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objectives: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) discuss multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosis and management of cancer cases, 2) discuss diagnostic, pathology, surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology to diagnose and treat cancer, and 3) review presentations of difficult to manage cases.

Lung Tumor Board Conferences
Held on Thursdays - 5/25; 6/22; 7/27; 8/24/17
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Speakers:  Johnny Kao, MD, Chairman, Radiation Oncology or, Sudkha Mukhi, MD, Medical Oncology or, John Loscalzo, MD, Medical Oncology or, Gregory Brevetti, MD, Thoracic Surgeon, or Jennifer Chan, MD, Thoracic Surgeon, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.

Objectives:  Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) discuss multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosis and management of cancer cases, 2) discuss diagnostic, pathology, surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology to diagnosis and treat cancer, and 3) review presentations of difficult to manage cases.

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
75 North Country Road
Port Jefferson, NY  11777
Maritza Groth, MD, Director of Medical Education

Breast Cancer Conferences
Held on Thursdays – 5/18; 6/1; 6/15; 6/29; 7/13; 7/27; 8/10; 8/24; 9/7; 9/21; 10/5 10/19; 11/2; 11/16; 11/30; 12/14; 12/28/2017
7:00 am to 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Speakers:
John Chumas, MD, Department of Pathology, Tumor Board Coordinator, John T. Mather Memorial and St. Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center.
Objectives: Upon completion of the program the participants should be able to: 1) describe the newest diagnostic and treatment strategies for breast cancer; 2) differentiate the new genre array and molecular testing and their role in targeted therapy; 3) identify breast cancer patients with high-risk for recurrence; 4) develop treatment plans for newly diagnosed breast cancer cases utilizing the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines.

Surgery Book Club
Held on Tuesdays - 5/16; 5/23; 6/6; 6/13; 6/20; 6/27; 7/11; 7/18; 7/25; 8/1; 8/8; 8/15;8/22; 8/29; 9/12; 9/19; 9/26; 10/3; 10/10/2017
7:00 am to 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Speaker/Presenter:
  Hesham Atwa, MD; Director of Surgery, John T. Mather Memorial and St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center.
Objectives: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) discuss the up-to-date surgical topics, 2) achieve and/or maintain board certification for the American Board of Surgery; and 3) improve patient outcomes.

Lung Cancer Conferences
Held on Wednesdays - 5/17; 5/31; 6/7; 6/21; 7/5; 7/19; 8/2; 8/16; 8/30; 9/6; 9/20; 10/4; 10/18; 11/1; 11/15; 11/29; 12/6; 12/20/2017
7:00 am to 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Speaker/Presenter: Michael Reiter, MD; Department of Radiology, John T. Mather Memorial and Stony Brook University Hospitals.
Objectives: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) identify the newest diagnostic and treatment strategies for lung cancer; 2) interpret the role of the pathologic findings in guiding therapy, as well as differentiate the new molecular testing and their role in targeted therapy, 3) discuss current directions in research and clinical trials, and 4) develop treatment plans for newly diagnosed lung cancer patients utilizing the NCCN guidelines.

St. Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center
200 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY  11777
Stanley Ostrow, MD, Director of Medical Education

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal Club
Held on Thursdays, 6/14; 7/12; 8/9; 9/13; 10/11; 11/8; 12/13/2017
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Presenter:
  Stephen Coccaro, MD, Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, St. Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center.
Objectives: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) discuss updates in surgery of the following categories: breast, cosmetic, hand/peripheral nerve, pediatric/craniofacial and reconstructive surgeries; and 2) recognize and enhance patient safety.

 Program

SAVE THE DATE - 23RD ANNUAL ORTHOPEADIC SYMPOSIUM - JUNE 14, 2017 

SAVE THE DATE - 29TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON MAMMOGRAPHY & OTHER BREAST IMAGING - OCTOBER 14, 2017 

2017 CRUISES

Practical Neurology - Western Caribbean Cruise
May 28-June 4, 2017

Occupational/Environmental Medicine in Primary Care - Mediterranean Cruise
June 25-July 2, 2017

Infectious Disease - Alaska Cruise
August 11-18, 2017

Cardiology Essential & Case Studies - Mediterranean Cruise
October 9-19, 2017

For further information and assistance, please contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education :
Phone: (631) 444-2094
Email: 
[email protected]



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Islandia, New York 11749
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