Supporting our members through every step of their journey
Every year, MSSNY’s Division of Government Affairs analyzes thousands of bills introduced in the New York State Legislature that impact your ability to provide care to your patients.
MSSNY issues memoranda of support or opposition to the Legislature on hundreds of these bills, and our lobbyists work with members of the Assembly, Senate, and Governor’s office to advocate for passage of legislation which MSSNY supports.
Flexing Your Political Muscle
To recognize that an issue is of serious concern, legislators must hear from our New York State physicians directly. MSSNY facilitates delivery of your message to legislators.
MSSNY Grassroots Action Center
Utilize MSSNY’s Grassroots Action Center—a resource to help you contact your representatives with prepared messages or to submit your own, edited versions.
Political action committees are voluntary associations of individuals who share political objectives and pool resources. MSSNYPAC helps elect legislators who share the views of New York State physicians on how to improve our health care system and helps ensure that your voice will be heard.
Physician Lobby Day
We encourage you to participate in Physician Lobby Day and legislator contact programs. International medical graduates, minority physicians, women, and salaried and group practice physicians, have all been recognized as special constituencies whose increased participation is encouraged.
PHYSICIAN SUPPORT PROGRAMS
Committee for Physician Health (CPH) provides confidential assistance to physicians, medical students, and physician assistants suffering from substance use or other mental health disorders; monitors the treatment and clinical practice of program participants; and provides advocacy, support, and outreach activities, including prevention and education. All calls to CPH are confidential.
New York State: 1-800-338-1833 | All Other Locations: 518-436-4723
MSSNY’s Peer to Peer (P2P) Program offers physicians, residents, and medical students the opportunity to talk confidentially about life's stressors with trained peer supporters who can share experiences, listen without judgment, validate feelings, and provide empathy and perspective. Supporters can also connect you to organizations and individuals for more focused assistance on positive coping skills.
Contact: P2P@mssny.org | 1-844-P2P-PEER (844-727-7337)
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Committees & Interest Sections
MSSNY is frequently seeking members for committees (Governmental Relations, Science and Public Health, CME, Membership, and Committee for Physician Health) and interest sections (Medical Students, Residents/Fellows and Young Physicians)
Be sure to ask about our local NCMS committees and find out how you can get involved.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME) OPPORTUNITIES
NCMS and NAM MEMBERS
Starting in 2022, the Nassau Academy of Medicine is furthering our partnership with Northwell Health to offer free CME opportunities to our members. All CME opportunities will be virtual for the time being to make them easily accessible for our members from all over the county. In the future, it is our hope to have our members learn and grow alongside one another in person. Whether near or far, we will provide our members with the academic tools to better patient care and enhance medical treatment in Nassau County.
Visit MSSNY’s CME website where physicians and their staff are invited to take advantage of MSSNY’s online library of informative CME course offerings. Courses—on topics such as Immunizations: Recommendations During a Disaster, Health Matters for Women, and Mental Health and Covid-19 for Professionals—are moderated by physician experts in their specialties and require about an hour to
complete. It’s a convenient way to stay up to date on public health issues while earning your CME credits.
Through NCMS, our members have joined a community of like-minded people who strive to evolve the field of medicine for the physicians of tomorrow. We encourage our members both new and old to utilize our community as an opportunity to network by attending our Membership Meetings, our annual President’s Gala, and other social events that we organize throughout the year.
NCMS Quarterly Newsletter: The Pulse Point
Read all about it! We keep our members and the entire NCMS community up-to-date on everything happening at the Academy and the Society. We often reach out to our members to submit articles on a variety of topics that relate to the medical field such as medical school admissions' advice and opinions on recent developments in medicine. If you would like to submit an article for publication in our newsletter, please send an email to email@example.com. View our latest issue here.
The Daily | MSSNY Pulse | MSSNY Insider
MSSNY has three main news sources for your to choose from that will keep you informed on all that is happening at the MSSNY level as they take action to evolve their organization to suit the needs of and advocate for all of our New York State physicians.
MSSNY Podcast Subscribe to MSSNY’s Podcast for timely and relevant discussions on the issues affecting you and your practice.
Whether you would like to list your office space for lease or are in need of new team members to join your practice, you can post on the NCMS Marketplace. Ads on the marketplace will exist for 90 days and are free to members. If you are a non-member and would like to post an ad, please contact the office for more information on ad fees.
As a benefit for members and non-members, we host educational webinars on diverse medical topics. If you missed the opportunity to join us for a live webinar session and have your questions answered, you can visit our YouTube channel to view the all-inclusive webinars that we’ve had in the past.
AMPLIFY PHYSICIAN VOICES
Our members are the top experts in their fields, and we cherish the moments that we learn from them. If you are a member with a passion for educating others and would like to present on a topic for a general or CME accredited webinar, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We showcase a nominated member each month on our website and social media platform, and we love to share their stories. If there is a physician you would like to shine the spotlight on, please contact us.