September 17 - 18, 2020
DAY 1 – Thursday, September 17, 2020:
 8:45 AM                     Welcome and Opening Remarks
                                                Mark Hirschhorn, CPCS, NYSAMSS President
 9:00 AM                     Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Crisis in NY - Panel Discussion
                                                Gina Del Savio, MD    (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                    CMO/Hand Orthopedic Surgeon, Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall
                                                Susan Diaz, CPCS, CPMSM     (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                     Director, Medical Staff, New York Presbyterian Hospital
                                                Elizabeth Erwin, CPCS, CPMSM    (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                     Director, Medical Staff & Quality Project Management, SUNY Upstate University Hospital
                                                Anne Roberts, JD, CPCS, CPMSM    (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                      VP/Medical Staff Services, Mount Sinai Health System
                                                Christopher Roker
                                                      CEO, NYCH&H Metropolitan Hospital
                                                Dean Straff, MD  (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                      Associate Director, Emergency Medicine, White Plains Hospital
11:00 AM                     Joint Commission Updates & COVID-19 Overview     
                                                Laurel McCourt, MD, CJCP   (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                    Joint Commission Resources 
12:30 PM                    Lunch Break
 1:30 PM                     Office of Professional Misconduct Update
                                                 Paula Breen     (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                      Director, NYS DOH OPMC
 2:30 PM                     Meditation - Refresh and Recharge
                                                 Claudia Zurlini
                                                      Senior Coordinator, Public & Patient Education, Hospital for Special Surgery
 2:45 PM                     Break
 3:00 PM                     Physician Health:  COVID, Burnout and Impairment
                                                 Terrance Bedient, FACHE    (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                      VP/Director MSSNY, NYS Committee for Physician Health
 4:00 PM                    American Board of Medical Specialties Update   
                                                 Jennifer Michael    (Click HERE for bio)
                                                     CIO/Chief Business Development Officer, ABMS
 5:00 PM                    Closing Remarks
                                                 Mark Hirschhorn, CPCS, NYSAMSS President
DAY 2 – Friday, September 18, 2020:
 8:30 AM                    NYSAMSS Annual Business Meeting  
                                                Mark Hirschhorn, CPCS, NYSAMSS President
 9:00 AM                    NAMSS Update
                                                Effie Farnsworth, CPMSM, CPCS   (Click HERE for bio)
                                                    NAMSS Director-at-Large
 9:30 AM                    Behind the Murder Curtain
                                                Bruce Sackman, Special Agent, US Dept. VA/OIG    (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                     Author/Lead Investigator on Michael Swango Case
11:00 AM                   Meditation - Refresh and Recharge
                                                Mali McConnell
                                                     Office Manager/Wellness Coordinator, CredSimple
11:15 AM                   COVID-19 NYS Executive Orders from a Legal Perspective
                                                Michael Callahan, Esq.    (CLICK HERE for bio)
                                                    Sr. Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP
12:30 PM                  Closing Remarks
                                                Mark Hirschhorn, CPCS, NYSAMSS President
NAMSS CEU's:  Approved for 10 CEU's for two day Conference
                                                             Member       Non-Member
                          Both Days:                   $250                $350
                          Thursday Only:            $150                $200
                           Friday Only:                $100                $150
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REGISTRATION DUE DATE:  Monday, 9/14/2020
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