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Upcoming Events
 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Professor Thom's Bar & Restaurant, 219 2nd Ave. New York, NY 10003 (map)
The NYCCAP Training & Education Committee and MIT Subcommittee are sponsoring Welcome Night 2017! All members are invited to this event to welcome new trainees to the child and adolescent psychiatry community. Mingle with other NYCCAP fellows and residents, program directors, and the NYCCAP Board/members to enhance your career and friendship networks. Dinner will be served. 

Break the Cycle Logo
8/17 - 10/23/2017

NYCCAP is planning an array of events--August 5: Ride during Summer Streets and a Spinning Class--in conjunction with Break the Cycle, an effort to raise awareness and support to fund new research initiatives, increase the number of child and adolescent psychiatrists, and help ensure that children suffering in silence get the treatment they need. Andrés Martin, MD, MPH, a child and adolescent psychiatrist and prominent member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), is leading this cross-country bike ride (route) from Washington state to Washington, DC, starting in the summer of 2017, to raise awareness of these challenges faced by children with mental illnesses. More information will be provided.

Regeneration, the one-woman show
of AACAP Member Nancy Rappaport

Regeneration, the one-woman show of AACAP Member Nancy Rappaport
Monday, October 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m. (first two shows sold out)
Location: The United Solo Theater Festival, West 42nd Street, New York, NY
Dr. Rappaport shares her ordeal with breast cancer. For more information, a video trailer, and tickets click here.



NYCCAP's End of the Year!
Monday, June 12, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: 99 John Street, 4th Floor Lounge, New York, NY 10038 (between Gold and Cliff Streets)
Featuring the presentation of the Wilfred C. Hulse Award to Gabrielle Shapiro, MD
See highlights of the event in our Photo Gallery.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The Early Career Psychiatry (ECP) Committees of NYCCAP and NYCPS invite you to join us for this mixer that is a great opportunity for ECPs to socialize and network. This ECP mixer is for child and adolescent psychiatry ECPs and graduating 2nd-year CAP fellows.
See highlights of the event in our Photo Gallery.

Understanding the New York Health Act: New York's Universal Single-Payer Healthcare Bill (Medicare for All)

Understanding the New York Health Act: New York's Universal Single-Payer Healthcare Bill (Medicare for All)
June 29, 2017, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Location:  Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th Street (First-Second Avenue), Draesal Hall, New York, NY
Panel:  NY State Senator Liz Krueger, Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, and Oliver Fein, MD, Physicians for a National Health Program 
Did you know . . . 
New York State Dept of Health Mandatory Requirement
 
The New York Public Health Law was amended last year to establish new mandatory continuing education requirements in the areas of pain management, palliative care and addiction. These changes reflect efforts to address the problem of opioid abuse.
PHL Section 3309-a(3) requires all physicians (including all non-physician prescribers) who . . . (read more)

NEW
Employment Opportunities 

NYCCAP now has a webpage for job postings!  Guidelines are being developed and will be announced soon.  Check out the webpage: Employment Opportunities.
 
Revised Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists Workforce Maps
Organized by state and includes the state shortage rate

 

C2C integrates mental health services into programs already serving low-income communities where people may not know they need help, or are reluctant to access it. ". . . our city is taking a huge leap forward in our quest to embed mental health resources in the places where people live, work, play, and go for help." --Chirlane McCray, First Lady and Chair, Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City (see Letter from the First Lady)