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State Board Meetings - 2022

1411 Broadway 10th Floor
New York City
(remote sites in Rochester, Syracuse and Albany)

This is an in-person meeting at 1411 Broadway. The Governor's Executive Order allowing us to meet by WebEx has expired. All Board members must meet at 1411 Broadway, or one of the NYSED remote sites.

Friday, December 9, 2022 - 9:30 a.m.


Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: September 9, 2022, Board for Medicine Meeting

Board Leadership Election for 2023

Chair's Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary's Report—Stephen Boese

  • Update from the Office of Professions
    • Meeting venue update
    • USMLE State Advisory Board
      • Massage Therapy Board
    • Invitation to visit Mount Sinai pathology lab
    • Physician assistant vacancy

Report on the Presentation to the Board for Professional Medical Conduct —Dr. Shelat

Presentation from the Federation of State Medical Boards

  • Andrea Anderson, MD-FSMB Liaison
  • Hank Chaudhry ,DO, FSMB President

Committee Reports

  • Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz
  • Pathologists' Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer
  • Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Raju
    • Blood Flow Restriction
  • Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates-, 12/9/2022, 3/3/2023, 6/9/23


1411 Broadway 10th Floor
New York City

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Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: June 10, 2022, Board for Medicine Meeting

Chair's Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen

Boese Executive Secretary's Report—Stephen Boese

  • Update from the Office of Professions
    • FDA meeting
    • BPMC meeting
    • Discussion of Clinical Clerkship regulation—see attached
    • Legislative Update—see attached

Report from the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Workgroup

  • Dr. Papa

Report from FSMB —Dr. Shelat

Presentation from the NYSDOH Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement

  • Mary Sutphen, Pharmacy Consultant
  • John Heaphy, Pharmacy Consultant

Discussion Item

  • Section 6526 of the Education Law
    • Please see attached

Committee Reports

  • Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz (next meeting tentatively scheduled for September 29)
  • Pathologists' Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer (next meeting scheduled October 13)
  • Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Raju
    • Athletic Trainers and Joint Reduction
  • Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi (next meeting scheduled September 23)

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates-, 12/9/2022, 3/3/2023, 6/9/23


1411 Broadway 10th Floor
New York City

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Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Introduction of New Members—Dr. Roosevelt Boursiquot, Dr. David Wlody

Approval of Minutes: March 2, 2022 Board for Medicine Meeting

Chair's Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary's Report—Stephen Boese

Report from the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Workgroup

  • Dr. Papa

Report from FSMB Annual Meeting—Dr. Shelat

Presentation from the NBOME: Assessment of Clinical Skills

  • John R. Gimpel, DO
  • Doug Murray, Esq

Committee Reports (There have been no recent meetings of the Committees)

  • Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz
  • Pathologists' Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer
  • Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Raju
  • Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates- 9/9/2022, 12/9/2022, 3/3/2023

  1. Agenda (Draft)
  2. Meeting Minutes
  3. Report for Comment (Draft)
  4. Certified Nurse Registered Anesthetist
  5. Pharmacist Birth Control
  6. Phrmacist Injectible Mental Health Medication
  7. Seizure Rescue Medication
  8. December Meeting Notes (Draft)

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Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: December 3, 2021 Medical Board Meeting

Chair's Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary's Report—Stephen Boese

  • Update from the Office of Professions
  • Technical review of Legislation

Preview FSMB Annual Meeting—Dr. Shelat

Review: FSMB Report on the Appropriate Use of Telemedicine Technologies in the Practice of Medicine—Dr. Raju

Presentation: Medical Physics in NYS

  • Lawrence Rothenberg-Member, NYS Committee on Medical Physics

Presentation: Athletic Training in NYS

  • Michael Powers, Member, Athletic Training Committee

Report from the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Workgroup

  • Dr. Papa

Committee Reports

  • Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz
  • Pathologists' Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer (no recent meeting)
  • Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Raju
  • Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates- 6/10/2022, 9/9/2022, 12/9/2022

State Board Meetings - 2021

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Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

  • Introduction of new member, Dr. Najeeb Rehman, MD, MHA, FACC, FASE, FASNC

Approval of Minutes: September 10, 2021 Medical Board Meeting

Chair's Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary's Report—Stephen Boese

  • Update from the Office of Professions
  • New Laws
    • COVID Executive Orders
    • Open meetings law amendments
    • Optometrist prescribing
    • Pharmacist immunizations

Board Leadership Election—Chair, Vice Chairs, FSMB Liaison

Presentation: The Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Board for Professional Medical Conduct

  • Shelly Wang Bandago, Interim Director, Office of Professional Medical Conduct
  • Dr. Michael Jakubowski, Interim Executive Secretary of the Board for Professional Medical Conduct.

Report from the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Workgroup

  • Dr. Papa

Committee Reports

  • Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz
  • Pathologists' Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer (no recent meeting)
  • Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Mr. Boese for Dr. Raju
  • Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi (no recent meeting)

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates- 3/4/22, 6/10/2022, 9/9/22

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Welcome/Introductions — Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: June 11, 2021 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report — Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships — Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report — Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary’s Report — Stephen Boese

Review of Committee Liaison Appointments

Presentation:

  • Moral Character and License Restoration Proceedings—Dennis Spillane, Director, Office of Professional Discipline and Michael Kinley, Director of Investigations

Presentation:

  • Res for review of licensure applications from International Medical Graduates—Paul Sheehan, Director of Comparative Education

Report from the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Workgroup

  • Dr. Papa

Committee Reports

  • Medical Physics Committee — Dr. Autz
  • Pathologists’ Assistant Committee — Dr. Plummer
  • Report from the Athletic Training Committee — Dr. Schwartzman (no recent meeting)
  • Report from the Perfusion Committee — Dr. Salemi (no recent meeting)

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates - 12/3/21, 3/4/22, 6/10/2022

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Friday, June 11, 2021, 9:30 a.m.


Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: March 5, 2021 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary’s Report—Stephen Boese

Review of Committee Liaison Appointments

Presentation:

  • Update on Office of Professions Technology Improvements for Applicants and Licensees: Heather Klusendorf, Director, OP Modernization Program

COVID and the Impact on Telemedicine -Discussion (handout)

  • Early in the Fall, the Regents expect to have a discussion regarding the impact of the pandemic on telehealth and telepractice. The Department is requesting our assistance to contribute to this discussion, guided by the questions in the handout.

Report from the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Workgroup

  • Dr. Papa

Report from the FSMB Annual Meeting

  • Dr. Shelat

Committee Reports

  • Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz (no recent meeting)
  • Pathologists’ Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer
  • Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Schwartzman
  • Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi (no recent meeting)

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates- 9/10/21, 12/3/21, 3/4/22

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Friday, March 5, 2021, 9:30 a.m.


Welcome/Introductions —Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: December 4, 2020 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report —Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships —Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report —Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • USMLE Step 2cs and COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE
  • Governor’s COVID Executive Orders
  • Governor’s Budget Proposal

Presentation:
National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners

  • John R. Gimpel, DO, MEd, FACOFP, FAAFP, President and CEO
  • Douglas Murray, Esq, General Counsel

Report from the Board of Regents Panel Discussion on Racial Disparities in Medicine

  • Dr. Raju will discuss the recent Regent’s panel discussion, and share his part of the presentation to the Regents

Report from the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Workgroup

  • Dr. Papa
  • Planned FSMB Webinar concerning medical education and persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Committee Reports

Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz

Pathologists’ Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer (no recent meeting)

Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Schwartzman

Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates - 3/5/21, 6/11/21, 9/10/21, 12/3/21

State Board Meetings - 2020

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Friday, December 4, 2020, 9:30 a.m.


Welcome/Introductions — Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: September 18, 2020 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report — Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships — Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report — Stephen Boese

Election of Board Leadership for 2021

  • Chair
  • Two Co-Chairs
  • FSMB Liaison

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • Update from the Office of Professions
  • Governor’s COVID Executive Orders
  • New Laws/Legislation
    • Chapter 203 signage in physician offices (attachment)
    • A5370-A Information Regarding Bone Marrow Donor Programs
    • A3830 Pharmacists administration of injectable medications
    • A10990 Nurse Practitioner-Physician Collaboration  

Presentation: Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President and CEO, Federation of State Medical Boards

 Report from the Developmental Disabilities Workgroup—Dr. Papa

  • Resolution to the FSMB, “Incorporating the care of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities into the medical school curriculum”

Committee Reports

Medical Physics Committee — Dr. Autz (no recent meeting-next meeting scheduled for February 11)

Pathologists’ Assistant Committee — Dr. Plummer (no recent meeting)

Report from the Athletic Training Committee — Dr. Schwartzman (no recent meeting--next meeting scheduled for December 17)

Report from the Perfusion Committee — Dr. Salemi (no recent meeting-next meeting scheduled for December 16)

 Other Issues?

 Next Meeting dates- 3/5/21, 6/11/21, 9/10/21

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Friday, September 18, 2020, 9:30 a.m.


Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: March 6, 2020 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary’s Report

FSMB

  • Annual Meeting Review--Dr. Shelat
  • Proposed recommendation to draft resolution to FSMB in support of assuring disability awareness as part of the accredited medical school curriculum-Dr. Epstein
  • FSMB draft Position Statement: “Treatment of Self, Family Members and Close Relations”

Presentation:
Dawn Morton-Rias, Ed.D, PA-C
President/CEO
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Review: Med Board “Utilization of Medical Assistants” Guidance; removing of sutures-Carla Wells/Stephen Boese

Report from the Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz
Pathologists’ Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer (no recent meeting)
Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Schwartzman (no recent meeting)
Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi (no recent meeting)

Other Issues

Next Meeting dates- 9/18/20, 12/4/20, 3/5/21

Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: March 6, 2020 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary’s Report

FSMB Annual Meeting Review

  • Dr. Shelat

Presentation:

Dawn Morton-Rias, Ed.D, PA-C
President/CEO
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Report from the Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz
Pathologists’ Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer
Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Schwartzman
Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi
(NOTE: No Committees have had a meeting this quarter)

Other Issues

Next Meeting dates- 9/18/20, 12/4/20, 3/5/21

Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: December 13, 2019 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • USMLE Policy Changes
  • Required Coursework on pain management, palliative care, addiction (attachment)
  • NYSSPA
  • Policy Updates (attachments)
    • Adopted: Temporary exemption from licensure for Out-of-State physicians traveling with sports teams
    • A9507/S7507 Budget Bill Part L – physician licensure and discipline
    • A9859/S7732 – Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
    • A9600/S7544 -- Requires the department of health to develop an informational pamphlet for patients undergoing pelvic examinations and to make the informational pamphlet available

FSMB Annual Meeting Review of Agenda

  • Dr. Shelat

Presentation--Proposed Regulatory Amendment Relating to Dental Anesthesiology Residency Requirements

  • Dr. Dolores Cottrell, DDS Executive Secretary, NYS Board for Dentistry (attachment)

Presentation--Standing Orders for Newborn Care, Chapter 366, Laws of 2018

  • Ms. Suzanne Sullivan, RN Executive Secretary, NYS Board for Nursing (attachment)
  • Report from the Medical Physics Committee— Dr. Autz
  • Pathologists’ Assistant Committee— Dr. Plummer
  • Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Mr. Boese for Dr. Schwartzman
  • Report from the Perfusion Committee— Mr. Boese for Dr. Salemi

Other Issues

Next Meeting dates- March 6, 2020, June 19, 2020, September 18, 2020, December 11, 2020

State Board Meetings - 2019

Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: September 20 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Nominations and Election for Leadership Positions—Chair, Vice Chair(s), FSMB Liaison

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • Update from the Office of the Professions

NYS Policy Updates

  • Chapter 360—Relates to the performance of a pelvic examination on an anesthetized or unconscious person.
  • Chapter 426—Relates to the transfer of patient medical records upon the closure of a health care provider's office.
  • Chapter 517—Relates to the instilling of mydriatic or cycloplegic eye drops by persons qualified and supervised by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist.
  • Action Pending—A3918/S1813, Relates to the dispensing of partially filled prescriptions.
  • Action Pending—A4988/S3352, Relates to informed consent for procedures in the course of education or training
  • Veto 135—Provides exemptions from certain requirements for electronic prescriptions for oral prescriptions issued to patients in health care facilities.
  • Proposed Regulation, NYSED—Permit Physicians Licensed in Another State or Territory to Provide Medical Services to Athletes and Team Personnel in New York
  • Proposed Regulation, NYSDOH—Hospital medical Staff – Limited Permit Holders
  • Recent Presentation to the Council on Graduate Medical Education concerning the NYSDOH regulations and the Clinical Clerkship “12 week rule.” –Dr. Berger (tentative)

Report from the Medical Physics Committee— (no meeting this quarter)
Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Schwartzman
Report from the Perfusion Committee— (no meeting this quarter)
Pathologists’ Assistant Committee— (no meeting this quarter)

Other Issues

Next Meeting dates- March 6, 2020, June 19, 2020, September 18, 2020

Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: June 21 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Nominations for Leadership Positions (for election at the December meeting)

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • Update from Office of the Professions
  • Special Presentation from the Federation of State Medical Boards
    • Humayun J. Chaudhry, DO, MACP, FSMB President/CEO
  • Office of Professional Discipline-- moral character and license restoration reviews.
    • Dennis Spillane—OPD Director and Public Conduct Officer

Report from the Medical Physics Committee—Dr. Autz

Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Schwartzman

Report from the Perfusion Committee—(no meeting this quarter)

Pathologists’ Assistant Committee—Dr. Plummer

Other Issues

Next Meeting dates- December 13, 2019, March 6, 2020, June 19, 2020 

***THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE IMG WORKGROUP IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE BOARD FOR MEDICINE MEETING***

IMG Workgroup Agenda

Training, Review and Policy Updates concerning reviews of IMG applications

  • Roger Oskvig, MD
  • Paul Sheehan

Executive Session-Application Review

Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: March 1, 2019 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report—Dr. Epstein

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • Update from Office of the Professions
  • Legislative Update (overview of legislation from the current session—not all bills to be discussed in depth)
    • A.278/S.66021 Licensing of Genetic Counselors
    • A.318-A/s.2888-A Informing about risks of c-sections
    • A.364-B/S.3344-B Professional Certification of Doulas
    • A.1193-A/S.4035 Prescription of Oral Medications by Optometrists
    • A.3003/S1797 Allows for employment of four PAs, “at any one time”
    • A2349/S5367of medical records upon closure of a physician’s office
    • A.3822-D/S4669-B instilling of mydriatic or cycloplegic eye drops by persons qualified and supervised by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist
    • A.3849/S.5296 Comprehensive medication management protocols
    • A.5499/S.5127 Licensure of Athletic Trainers
    • A7285-A/S4277-A Requires discussing risks of pain medications
    • A.7213/s.5093 Requires certain professionals to provide information to the Department regarding their professions.

Report from the FSMB Annual Meeting-Dr. Shelat

Special presentation-New York State’s Centers of Children’s Environmental Health—Philip Landrigan, MD, Director, Global Public Health Program and Global Pollution Observatory, Boston College

Unlicensed Medical Assistants Review and Update—Carla Wells

Report from the Medical Physics Committee—Dr. Autz

Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Schwartzman

Report from the Perfusion Committee—(no meeting this quarter)

Pathologists’ Assistant Committee—(no meetings this quarter) Dr. Plummer

  • AAPA letter

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates- 3/1/19, 6/21/19, 9/20/19

***THERE WILL BE A BRIEF MEETING OF THE IMG WORKGROUP IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE BOARD FOR MEDICINE MEETING TO DISCUSS AN UPDATE ON SEVERAL APPLICATIONS. ***

Welcome/Introductions—Dr. Epstein

Approval of Minutes: December 7, 2018 Medical Board Meeting (attachment)

Chair’s Report—Dr. Epstein

  • Opioid Prescribing past three months (attachment)

Report from the Advisory Committee on Clinical Clerkships—Dr. Epstein

International Medical Graduate Workgroup Report—Stephen Boese

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • Update from Office of the Professions
  • Newborn screening-review of proposed regulations implementing Chapter 366 of the laws of 2018 (attachment)
  • Out-of-state physician exemption-review of proposed regulations implementing Chapter 519 of the Laws of 2018 (attachment)
  • Review of Chapter 1, Laws of 2019-the Reproductive Health Act (attachment)
  • Current legislation- a318/s2888 -informing patients of C-Section risks (attachment)

Review of upcoming FSMB meeting agenda (attachment)—Dr. Shelat

Review of FSMB Report on Social Media and Electronic Communications (attached)

Unlicensed Medical Assistants Update—Carla Wells

Report from the Medical Physics Committee—Dr. Autz

Report from the Athletic Training Committee—Dr. Schwartzman

Report from the Perfusion Committee—Dr. Salemi

Pathologists’ Assistant Committee--no meetings this quarter

Other Issues?

Next Meeting dates- 3/1/19, 6/21/19, 9/20/19

Tentative Meeting Dates