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)

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

Trauma Performance Improvement & Patient Safety
Held on Thursday
From: 7:00 am To: 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
 
“Rib Fracture Management” – April 4, 2019
Speaker: Justin Szpilka, PA, Advanced Practice Provider, Good Samaritan Hospital.
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) apply most current evidence-based practice skills to appropriately manage patients with rib fractures, 2) implement hospital protocols to improve patient outcomes, 3) enhance skills necessary to care for injured patients.
 
Trauma Grand Rounds
Held on Thursdays - 4/11, 5/9/19
From: 7:00 am To: 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Speakers: Jose Diaz, DO, Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care; David Chesler, MD, PhD, Neurosurgeon; Michael W. West, MD, Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care Medical Director; Kathleen O’Hara, MD, Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care; Richard Bagdonas, MD, Trauma Surgeon/Surgical Critical Care.
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, 3) assess difficult to manage trauma cases and appl tips provided for future cases.
 
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Held on Fridays
From: 8:30 am To: 9:30 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
 
“Tongue-Ties and Tethered Oral & Impact on Breast Feeding Infants” – March 1, 2019
Speaker: Scott A. Siegel, MD, DDS, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) demonstrate an increased knowledge regarding the embryology and definition of ankyloglossia and tethered oral tissues, 2) discuss the latest literature about tethered oral infants, and 3) discuss classification systems of infant ankyloglossia as well as diagnose and treat tongue-tie and tethered oral tissues in breastfeeding infants.
 
“Pediatric Interventional Bronchoscopy” – March 15, 2019
Speaker: Chantal Spencer, MD, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Objective:  Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) demonstrate the basic diagnostic applications of flexible bronchoscopy, 2) describe the role of interventional flexible bronchoscopy in pediatrics, and 3) discuss the limitations and complications of interventional bronchoscopy.
 
“Baby with a Red Spot: Vascular Lesions in the Newborn” – May 3, 2019
Speaker: Nika Finelt, MD, Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Cohen’s Children Hospital
Objective:  Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) differentiate between vascular growths and malformations, 2) review commonly seen related syndromes of vascular lesions, and 3) identify hemangioma mimickers to correctly diagnose patients.
 
“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™
 
“How to Teach” – March 6, 2019
Speaker: Laura Nimkoff, MD, Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Good Samaritan Hospital
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) exemplify confidence as a clinical teacher and team leader of medical students, interns and residents, 2) acquire practical teaching techniques that work in a variety of settings in which they teach in preparation of a leadership teaching role, 3) discuss realistic techniques for setting goals and expectations for learners and giving formative feedback, 4) improve clinical teaching to the interns and residents, measured by evaluations of the rotations and faculty.
 
“Teaching about Healthcare Disparities in Residency”– April 3, 2019
Speaker: John Vullo, DO, Associate Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.
Objective:  Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) identify residents in need of additional instruction regarding healthcare disparities in a clinical environment, 2) to adapt teaching strategies to the pace of a clinical setting, when to emphasize a point and when to defer a discussion, 3) discuss the social and cultural factual that might impact care.
 
“Billing and Coding 101”– May 1, 2019
Speaker: Anthony Sampino, DO, Program Director, Obstetrical and Gynecology Residency Program, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Objective: Upon completion of the program participants should be able to: 1) recognize how code set is organized and how each should be utilized, 2) navigate the three main code sets (CPT, ICD, and HCPCS), 3) describe the basic principles of billing and coding, and 4) successfully bill for outpatient office visits (E&M services) using the correct modifiers.
 
“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 - 2/15/2018, 3/16, 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 - 2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 4/22, 5/13, 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 - 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 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 - 2/21, 3/21, 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, 2/21, 3/21, 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 - 2/25, 3/25, 4/22, 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 3/15, 4/19, 5/17, 6/21/19
From: 7:00 am To: 8:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
 
“Current Concepts I 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.
 
Medicine Grand Rounds
Held on Fridays
From: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Each 1 Hour 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
 
“Update on Cervical Cancer Screening & Prevention- March 8, 2019
Speakers: Pankaj K. Singhal, MD, MS, MHCM, FACOG, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program Director; Dennis Mauricio, MD, PGY5 Fellow; Nitin Wadhwa, DO, PGY6 Fellow, Good Samaritan Hospital.
Objectives:  Upon completion of this program participants will be able to: 1) discuss latest information available on the screening, diagnosis and prevention of cervical cancer, 2) recommend screening of HPV infection in women and 3) discuss the rationale behind HPV vaccination recommendations. 
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 - 2/20, 3/20, 4/17, 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 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.
 
Maurice Goldenhar 45th Annual Family Medicine Update 2019
Date:  March 6-8, 2019
Time:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:  Stony Brook Medicine, HSC, Level 3, Lecture Hall 5
Clinical Informatics 101: Driving Improved Practice Through Data
Date:  March 22, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location:  SUNY Global Center, 116th East 55th St, New York, NY  10022
 
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]
 
 


Suffolk County Medical Society - Suffolk Academy of Medicine
1767-14 Veterans Memorial Highway
Islandia, New York 11749
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