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““The consensus is that using marijuana regularly does alter areas of the brain that are involved in cognition and thought processes in memory and learning,” said Dr. Frank Dowling, a Long Island psychiatrist working with the group Smart Approaches to Marijuana. “And the long-term usage, especially as a teen or young adult, can lead to long-term cognitive issues, even if someone stops using later on in life.”
PHYSICIAN ADVOCACY DAY March 6th 2019
Thank you Physicians for speaking with our Senators and Assembly Members in Albany!
Effective April 1, 2018
"A written treatment plan in the patient’s medical record is required if a practitioner prescribes opioids for pain that has lasted for more than three months or past the time of normal tissue healing."
Medical Society of the State NY (MSSNY) Young Physicians, Resident, Medical Student Social
Come network with other young physicians and physician trainees and learn about how you can impact the future of medicine in NY through MSSNY. All physicians, trainees and attendings up to 8 years in practice invited. MSSNY membership not required.
Friday, February 8th, 2019
Link to RSVP: http://bit.ly/2DB5SuN
Medical Society of the State NY (MSSNY) Young Physicians Section (YPS), Residents and Medical Students Sections Joint Educational Symposium
We are excited to invite you to join us at the 2019 MSSNY YPS/RFS/MSS Joint Educational Symposium. This event is held in conjunction with the YPS Annual Meeting, the RFS Annual Meeting, and the MSS Spring Meeting. This year we are thrilled to host national leaders in medical toxicology and social media in medicine.
On behalf of the planning committee, we look forward to seeing you on February 9.
-L. Carlos Zapata, MD, FACEP, Chair of the Planning Committee
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott Long Island Westbury
1800 Privado Road
Westbury, NY 11590
11:00 AM: (At Marriott) The Opioid Epidemic-From Prescription to Death and Everything in Between* by Dean G. Olsen, DO
12:15 PM: Social Media in Medicine** Panel featuring Erich Anderer, MD; Daniel E. Choi, MD; Frank Cusimano, DO/PhD Candidate; Shari Marchbein, MD; Alok Patel, MD
The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This event is open to MSSNY members only. Medical students and 1st year resident physicians can become members for free. For more information on how to become a MSSNY member: http://bit.ly/2MzWg6h
To RSVP for this Joint Educational Symposium: http://bit.ly/2HvAaD7'
Governor Cuomo has signed The Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Parity Report Act (A.3694-C) !
Call to Action:
call Governor Cuomo and
This will provide annual transparency and accountability measures from insurers, health plans and behavioral health benefit managers regarding compliance with federal and state MH/SUD parity laws.
They will be required to submit data, and issue an annual report, for the purpose of allowing the Department of Financial Services to evaluate compliance with federal and state MH/SUD parity laws.
This legislation is actively supported by twenty-two statewide organizations and five national organizations representing mental health and substance use disorder providers, county medical societies, medical specialty societies and consumer representatives.
The Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Parity Report Act (A.3694-C)
Governor Cuomo will decide on this by December 22.
Please Call (518) 474 – 8390 [press 2 to speak with a person]
with Dr. Richard Schoor
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