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)

 
Long Island Community Hospital
(formerly Brookhaven Memorial Hospital)
101 Hospital Road
Patchogue, NY 11772
Christine Doucet, MD, Director of Medical Education
 
Breast Tumor Board
Held on Thursdays – 5/16, 6/6, 6/20, 7/4, 7/18, 8/1, 8/15, 9/5, 9/ 19, 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19/19
From:  7:30 am To 9:00 am
Each 1.5 Hour 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
 
Speaker:  David Mangimeli, DO, Breast Surgery & Services, L.I. Community Hospital
Objective:  Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) implement multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosis and treatment management of breast cancer cases, 2) analyze the presented disciplines of each case by family medicine, surgery, pathology, radiology and oncology related to breast cancer to provide treatment plans. 
 
Good Samaritan Hospital
1000 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY 11795
Catherine G. Caronia, MD, Director of Medical Education
 
 
Held on Thursdays
From: 7:00 am To: 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
 
“Current Concepts in Trauma & Critical Care” –6/6, 9/5, 10/3/19
Speakers: Abe Arrillaga, MD, Trauma Medical Director; Jose Diaz, DO, Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care; Michael W. West, MD, Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care Medical Director; Richard Bagdonas, MD, Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care; Stephanie Bonura, PA-C, Advanced Practice Providers: Dana Giangrande, PA-C, Advanced Practice Providers; Vinci Jones, MD, Pediatric Surgery Trauma Medical Director; Cynthia Leslie, MD, Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care; Kathryn Waterman, PA-C, Advanced Practice Providers, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) implement current trauma and critical care guidelines, 2) enhance skills necessary to care for injured patients, 3) utilize current methods of evidence-based practice and apply standards to the management of injured patients to improve patient outcomes.
 
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Held on Fridays
From: 8:30 am To: 9:30 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
 
“Baked Bacteria, Volatile Viruses and Flood Fungi: Infectious Dieses in a Changing Climate” – May 17, 2019
Speaker: Saul Hymes, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Stony Brook University Hospital
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) demonstrate why and how manmade climate change is relevant to human health issues, specifically in children, 2) examine examples of the impact climate change is already having on infectious diseases with regard to: vector-borne diseases, changes in seasonal disease patterns and disaster related outbreaks, and 3) discuss what pediatricians can do about this rising problem.
 
Faculty Development Lectures
Held on Wednesdays
From: 8:00 am To: 9:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
 
“Physician Burnout” – June 5, 2019
Speaker: Bruce McLaughlin, DPM, Program Director, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program, Good Samaritan Hospital.
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1 describe the causes and consequences of physician burnout, 2) utilize key steps in identifying physician burnout as early as possible, 3) assess burnout not only in themselves, but in colleagues and residents, 4) apply beneficial practices in helping themselves and fellow physicians mitigate the effects of fatigue and burnout and promote wellness.
 
Gynecologic Oncology Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Fridays - 7/20, 8/17, 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21/18, 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17, 6/21, 7/19, 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 12/20/19
From: 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.
Objective: 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.
 
GI Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Mondays - 5/17, 6/10, 6/24, 7/8, 7/22, 8/12, 8/26, 9/9, 9/23, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/25, 12/9, 12/23/2019
From: 4:30 pm To: 5:30 pm
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Speakers: Johnny Kao, MD, Chairman of Radiation Oncology, Sudha Mukhi, MD, Medical Oncology, John Loscalzo, MD, Medical Oncology, John Hsu, MD, General Surgeon, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objective: 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.
 
Breast Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Fridays - 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 12/27/19
From: 7:00 am To: 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category1 Credit™
Speakers:  Pakaj Singhal, MD, Chairman, Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, Good Samaritan Hospital, System Chairman, Obstetrics & Gynecology/Women’s Health Initiative, Catholic Health Services of Long Island; Johnny Kao, MD, Chairman, Radiation Oncology, Good Samaritan Hospital.
Objective: Upon completion of the program 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 diagnosis and treat breast cancer, and 3) review presentations of difficult to manage gynecologic cases.
 
Neuroscience Research and Clinical Review Conference
Held on Thursdays - 7/18, 8/15, 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19/19
From: 11:00 am To: 12:00 pm
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category1 Credit™
Speakers: Javaad Ahmad, MD, Medical Director, Neuroscience ICU; Kimon Bekelis, MD, Medical Director, Neuroscience ICU, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) identify and speak to new neuroscience research and latest best practices in caring for the neuroscience patient, and 2) improve patient outcomes by applying best techniques to patient care learned through research and clinical review.
 
Lung Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Thursdays, 5/16, 6/20, 7/18, 8/15, 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19/19
From: 9:30 am To: 10:30 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Speakers: Johnny Kao, MD, Chairman, Radiation Oncology; Sudha Mukhi, MD, Medial Oncology; John Loscalzo, MD, Medical Oncology; Gregory Brevetti, MD, Thoracic Surgeon, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objective: 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; 3) review presentations of difficult to manage cases.
 
Neuro/Spine Cancer Conference Case Review
Held on Mondays - 5/27, 6/24, 7/22, 8/26, 9/23, 10/28, 11/25, 12/23/19
From: 7:00 am To: 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Speakers: Borimir Darakchiev, MD, Neurosurgeon, Johnny Kao, MD, Chairman of Radiation Oncology, Sudha Mukhi, MD, Medical Oncology, Bradley Cohen, MD, Surgeon, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objective: 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 of manage cases.
 
Gyn Onc and MIGS Fellowship Journal Club
Held on Fridays - 5/17, 6/21/19
From: 7:00 am To: 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
 
“Current Concepts In Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Gynecologic Oncology”
Speakers: Pankaj Singhal, MD, Associate Director, MGIS & Gyn Onc Fellowship; Keith Downing, MD, Associate Program Director, MIGS Fellowship, Good Samaritan Hospital.
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) implement current critical care guidelines, 2) enhance skills necessary to care for gynecologic oncology and minimally invasive surgery patients, and 3) utilize current methods of evidence-based practice and apply standards to the management of patients to improve patient outcomes.
 
Neuro-Vascular Conferences – Advances in Comprehensive Stroke Care
Held on Wednesdays, 6/19, 7/17, 8/21, 9/18, 10/16, 11/20, 12/18/19
From: 7:00 am To: 8:300 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Speaker: Kimon Bekelis, MN, Neurosurgeon, Good Samaritan Hospital
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) discuss multidisciplinary approaches to diagnosis and management of traumatic injuries, 2) standardize trauma care using nationally recognized protocols and procedures, and 3) assess difficult to manage trauma cases and apply tips provided for future cases. 
 
St. Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center
200 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Mark Kropf, MD, Director of Medical Education
 
Lung Cancer Conferences
Held on Wednesdays - 5/15, 6/19, 7/17, 8/21, 9/18, 10/16, 11/20, 12/18/19
From: 7:15 am To: 8:30 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Speaker: John Chumas, MD, Department of Pathology, John T. Mather Memorial and St. Charles Hospitals
Objective: 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 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.
 
 

 
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook
 
The Renaissance School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, designates the educational activities for a maximum of the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
2019 Cruises 
Occupational/Environmental Medicine in Primary Care
Date:  May 19 - 26, 2019
Practical Neurology
Date:  May 31 - June 7, 2019

Endocrinology: An Update & Refresher for the Primary Care Physician
Date:  July 14 -21, 2019
Cardiology Essentials & Case Studies
Date:  November 8 - 18, 2019
Infectious Diseases
Date:  December 1 -8, 2019
 
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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