Meeting Agenda

New York State Board for Medicine

New York State Education Department
1411 Broadway, New York City
10th floor

Teleconference sites: Buffalo, Rochester, Albany

Friday June 21, 2019. 9:30 a.m.


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. ***

Last Updated: June 13, 2019