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Welcome to the New State York Osteopathic Medical Society's website.  On this site you will find information for the general public about Osteopathic Medicine, resources for our members and students, and links to health, government and state sites.


The New York State Osteopathic Medical Society is the only professional society in the state that represents the interests of osteopathic physicians.  The organization continues to change and offer advanced membership services.  We are your voice in Albany, recent activities include:

Current News

NYSOMS Thanks ROC-NY Exhibitors
[5/9/2018] - Without our exhibitors, we couldn't put on the world-class conference that NYSOMS members have come to expect and rely on for their CME. THANK YOU. ROC-NY 2018 exhibitors were: more

NYSOMS Announces Poster Contest Winners
[5/8/2018] - As always, NYSOMS' Student Research Poster Competition and its Intern/Resident Case Report and Research Poster Competitions, held during ROC-NY, were highly contested and very well attended. And as always, Poster Chair Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO, FACOFP, and her team of judges had some tough choices to make. The winners were: more

Awards Galore at ROC-NY!
[5/8/2018] - Besides joining, once again, with the NYITCOM Office of Alumni Relations to put on the NYSOMS Presidents' Reception/NYITCOM Alumni Reception, NYSOMS gave out several awards at the ROC-NY Friday evening festivities.
Before stepping down as NYSOMS' President, Patricia Hunt, DO, awarded three NYSOMS members with "President's Awards." In addition, NYSOMS' Convention Committee gave a "Leadership Award" to Barbara Capozzi, DO, who was a double-winner that evening--having also won a President's Award. more

NYSOMS Recognizes Outstanding Students
[5/8/2018] - NYSOMS' Student Scholarship Committee, chaired by Barbara Capozzi, DO, awarded a $500 scholarship to one student from NYITCOM and one student from TouroCOM-NY (including both campuses). Scholarship contestants were required to submit a CV, a personal statement and two letters of recommendation, which the committee examined carefully before choosing the winners. more

Changing of the Guard for NYSOMS Board
[5/2/2018] - Now that former NYSOMS Vice President, Sherman Dunn, DO, has ascended to the presidency, a new slate of officers was also sworn in at NYSOMS' Annual Meeting. more

Dr. Sherman Dunn Sworn in as New NYSOMS President
[5/1/2018] - Sherman Dunn, DO, FACOOG, an OB/GYN from Brooklyn, was sworn in as NYSOMS' President on April 13, 2018, at the society's Annual Meeting. more

[4/19/2018] - Jerome Ditkoff, DO, who served as president of the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society (NYSOMS) from 1986-1988, died on April 10, 2018, at his home in Manhasset Hills, NY.

Dr. Ditkoff was among the group of NYSOMS members who helped establish what is now the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine as the first osteopathic medical school in New York State. more

[2/6/2018] - Access the link below to read NYSOMS latest newsletter more

New York Goes To Chicago
[7/28/2017] - Twenty-two delegates and four student delegates made up the New York delegation to  the AOA's annual Business meeting, which ran from July 21-23 in Chicago. more

NY DOH Announces Attestation Guidance for Mandatory Pain Management CME
[4/13/2017] - The New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) has recently released attestation information to report completion of the mandated CME Pain Management Course. To be in compliance, prescribers must file the self-attestation by July 1, 2017, and once every three years thereafter. To submit your attestation online, access your Health Commerce System (HCS) account and follow these steps: more

Change in DEA Renewal Notification Starting January 1, 2017
[12/19/2016] - Effective January 1, 2017, the DEA is eliminating the informal grace period which the agency has previously allowed for registrants to renew their registrations. more

[10/25/2011] - The NYSOMS Fall Newsletter is now available online. Access the link below to read about the AOA House of Delegates meeting, what's happening at New York State Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, NYSOMS' upcoming annual convention, and much more! more

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Calendar of Events (Summary)

Monday: Jefferson County Public Health Conference @ 12:00 noon - 3:30pm

Friday: From Stigma to Action @ 9:00am-5:00pm

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