Meeting Agenda

State Board for Medicine

Office of the Professions

New York State Education Department

1411 Broadway, 10th Floor

(at 39th Street)

New York, NY

Friday, May 8, 2015 ยท 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Call to Order


Review of Roster - Revisions

Approval of Minutes: February 27, 2015 Medical Board Meeting

Chair's Report - Dr. Kristin Harkin

  • Report from The Advisory Committee on Long Term Clinical Clerkships

Liaison to Committee Reports:

  • Athletic Training - Dr. Jerry Balentine - No new information
  • Medical Physics - Dr. Margaret Ormanoski - Since she could not attend the last meeting, Dr. Ormanoski has agreed that Yacov Pipman, member of the Medical Physics Committee, will supplement her report with a brief update on an important scope of practice issue. 

Executive Secretary's Report - Mr. Stephen Boese

  • Update on Vacancies for Board Membership
  • Missouri Shortage - Assistant Physician
  • On-Line Refraction in NY State

Presentation and Discussion:

  • Moral Character Review and Licensure Restoration Process - Donald Dawson, Director of Investigations, George Ding, Director of Prosecutions and Andrew Tolkoff, Director of Legal Services  
  • Larry Mokhiber, Executive Secretary of the Pharmacy Board has requested time to present on a new initiative concerning Metric Labeling of prescriptions.
  • Statement from the Podiatry Board on diagnostic debridement of the tibia or fibula as a follow-up from the last meeting
  • FSMB Annual Meeting: Dr. Oskvig will provide a report on the annual FSMB meeting, held in April.
  • Discussion on the recent match results.
  • Dr. Sheikh has requested a hearing of the concerns some of the foreign educated physician societies.

Next Meeting Dates: September 18, 2015; December 11, 2015; April 1, 2016


Last Updated: December 2, 2015