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Monday, September 18, 2017

Careers in Cardiology: Choosing Your Path - September 18, 2017

American Heart Association Office
122 East 42nd Street, 18th floor, NYC

September 18, 2017- 6:30pm

Presenting: Alan Sonnenklar

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Seminar: NYHQ Dental and Oral Medicine

June 6, 2017 (11:30AM- 12:30PM)

Guest Speaker: Matthew Levy

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Seminar: Stony Brook General Residency Program

April 25, 2017 (1:00PM- 2:30PM)

Guest Speaker: Matthew Levy

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Seminar: Winthrop Dental discussion with Residents

April 19, 2017 (8:00AM- 9:00AM)

Guest Speaker: Matthew Levy

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Stony Brook Periodontics Discussion - Friday, March 31st

School of Dental Medicine
Stony Brook University
West Campus
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8700

Friday, March 31st 1-2pm
Presenting: Mathew J. Levy
This is a private event, if you would like to attend, please give us a call for more information.


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Monday, February 27, 2017

Seminar: Toolkit for Independence Symposium

February 27, 2017 (5:30PM - 9:30 PM)

Guest Speaker: Matthew Levy

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Next Council District Meeting Date - Wednesday Jan. 11th, 2017

District 4: Manhattan/Staten Island

Dr. Ali D. Morse: President

Dr. Gregg Rubinstein: Executive Officer


Wednesday January 11th @ 8:00pm

Meeting Cost: Council, NYSCA Members, CA's and first time guests - $40.00

Non-Members: $65.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Overtime-Pay Final Rule’s Salary Level Test

UPDATE: On September 22, 2016, a U.S. District Court judge in Texas granted an Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction and enjoined the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing and enforcing the Federal Overtime Final Rule that was scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Chaperones: Needed Now More Than Ever

In today’s uncertain and threatening times, physician assistants (PA’s) can be certain of one thing; a complaint of sexual misconduct brought by a patient is guaranteed to bring the full weight of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct down upon the PA in an immediate and unyielding fashion. Moreover, sexual misconduct is no longer exclusively defined as the act of sexual assault. Rather, medical license revocations may be based upon allegations ranging from inappropriate touching, suggestive comments or leering to sexual harassment—of both a physical and verbal form. Moreover, many of these permutations will most certainly bring about criminal charges being levied against the PA.

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Saturday, October 1, 2016

Permitted Use of Protected Health Information in Furtherance of Patient Care

A byproduct of the ever-increasing hyper-regulation of the practice of medicine is that practitioners have become more attuned to their absolute obligations towards patients' privacy. One such obligation relates to the use and disclosure of patients' identifying information and health records -- designated "Protected Health Information"-by "covered entities" including healthcare practitioners and health plans. In establishing a set of national standards, the Department of Health and Human Services issued the socalled Privacy Rule to implement the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA'').

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