Committees

Membership Committee
Description: The Membership Development Task Force attempts to development innovative membership recruitment and retention projects with an emphasis on peer-to-peer recruitment.

Members:
Scot B. Glasberg, MD - Chair
 

Continuing Medical Education and Credentialing
Description: The Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Credentialing coordinates all Society programs, including obtaining CME Category I credits, and discusses issues involving physician credentialing.

Members:
Matthew Bonanno, MD - Chair
 

Government Affairs Committee
Description: The Committee on Government Affairs communicates the Society's positions on legistation and regulations to decision makers. The committee sponsors legislative visits in New York City, Albany, and Washington DC, and works to build relationships with legislators from Manhattan. This committee is a lobbying group.

Members:
Paul N. Orloff, MD - Chair
 

Public Relations
Description: The Committee on Public Relations is responsible for issues related to publicizing physicians and Society issues to the physician community and general public

Members:
Michelle J. Zweifler, MD - Chair
 

Public Health
Description: The Committee on Public Health focuses its attention on matters relating to geriatrics, children, infection control, environmental health, and other issues that affect the public's health and well-being.

Members:
Peter Lombardo, MD - Chair
 

Workers' Compensation
Description: The Special Committee on Workers' Compensation assists member physicians when problem arise between the physician and the carrier in workers compensation cases. It represents the members' interests in any questions concerning workers' compensation, and reviews applications and makes recommendations for workers' compensation ratings.

Members:
Steven Zaretsky, MD - Chair
 

Parking Review
Description: Parking Review is a unique service offered exclusively by the New York County Medical Society to its members. The service depends on physician volunteers who review parking tickets recieved by doctors while on medical call to send to the Parking Violations Bureau. Time involved is no more than two hours per month. This is ideal for retired or semi-retired members.

Members:
Heskel M. Haddad, MD - Chair
 

Young Physicians Committee
Description: The Young Practitioners Advisory Committee is open to all young physicians. This group plans networking and other events of interest to those relatively new to practice, whether salaried or out on their own. Miss their events, and you miss out on the fun and the contacts. Monthly networking events are fun for all.

Members:
Anthony Rossi, MD - Co-Chair

Committee on Bylaws
Description: The Committee on Bylaws is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations for any Bylaws changes.

Members:
Milton Haynes, MD - Chair

Medical Students Committee
Description: The Medical Students Committee is a liaison committee for medical students at Manhattan's medical schools as a way to be introduced to the Society and organized medicine.

Members: Michael Henry - Chair

Residents/Fellows Committee: The Residents/Fellows Committee is a committee for Manhattan doctors in training, and addresses their concerns as they prepare for their entry into practice/

Members: Steven Lee, MD - Chair