NYCCAP's Wilfred C. Hulse Award Lecture (virtual)
"50 Years of Doctoring, from There to Here"

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NYCCAP's Applicant Night 2020 (virtual)
Thursday, November 12, 2020
7:00 - 8:30 pm ET 
REGISTER NOW! (deadline: November 10)
The NYCCAP Training & Education Committee and MIT Subcommittee are sponsoring Applicant Night 2020 for trainees who are currently applying to child psychiatry fellowship programs or those exploring their interest in applying in the future. Applicant night is a space to ask current fellows about their experience in child psychiatry fellowship as well as answer questions trainees may have about the application process. There will be fellow representation from a wide variety of New York City child fellowship programs. Applicant night is expected to be a casual, informative event for medical student and resident members of NYCCAP and is not an official recruitment event affiliated with any program.

NYCCAP's Wilfred C. Hulse Award Lecture (virtual)

"50 Years of Doctoring, from There to Here"
featuring Carmel Foley, MD
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
7:00 - 9:00 pm ET 
Registration (required):  REGISTER NOW!
(registration deadline: November 16)

Back-to-School 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
7:00-8:30 pm
Description: To discuss what school 2020 and beyond may look like. To address ongoing challenges and think of possible growth/opportunities with the new context. To address the social risks vs benefits of the new schooling models in terms of public health concerns in the Era of COVID vs developmental and socioeconomic concerns for children and families of our current generation? 

Welcome Night 2020

NYCCAP's Welcome Night 2020
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 pm

Please save the date! The NYCCAP Training & Education Committee and MIT Subcommittee are sponsoring Welcome Night 2020 to welcome new child and adolescent psychiatry fellows to the New York Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (NYCCAP). You are invited and will meet trainees, Board members, and general members! You also will learn about ways to become involved in NYCCAP and AACAP, enhance your professional and social networks, and have some fun!  We look forward to seeing you on August 4!

End of the Year Event
See Vera's Tribute! 

View Video Tribute to Vera Feuer, MD
NYCCAP's Virtual End of the Year Event
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
7:00-9:00 pm
Please join NYCCAP at its virtual End of the Year Event and enjoy a wonderful evening featuring the presentation of the 2020 Wilfred C. Hulse Award. Bring your own cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and party hats!


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NYCCAP Virtual Town Hall Series 
For the next five weeks (one per week), NYCCAP will be hosting a series of virtual town halls on topics related to COVID-19. Each week, we'll be sending an agenda that will also be included on the v-series page.  Town halls will take place from 7:00-8:30 pm ET

Instructions:  Click link below to join then enter your name & email.  Use "Chat" feature to ask questions. Meetings include a Q&A session at the end. 
Topics include:

April 23:  Outpatient Services/Partial Programs During COVID
Meeting Video:
April 30:  Training and Medical Education Issues During COVID
Meeting Video: Not available
Chat Session:
May 7:   Peer Support/Psychological Support for Frontline During COVID
May 14:  NOTE: Due to halting the May 14 town hall, the meeting has been
rescheduled to May 28 at 7:00 pm. 
May 21:  Schooling and Education in the COVID Era and Beyond--
Creativity and Challenges
May 28:   Child Psychiatrist Working Through Health Care Disparities
in the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis

NYCCAP CME Night 2020:"The Importance of Trauma and Adversity in the Treatment of Child Psychiatric Disorders"

"The Importance of Trauma and Adversity in the Treatment of Child Psychiatric Disorders"
2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits
Sponsored by the NYCCAP Diaster and Trauma Psychiatry Committee

Prerequisite: Individually view course in AACAP's online portal pathways (FREE; available one month before Career Night). Course and link will be made available to all members on February 25.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Location: Lenox Hill Hospital, Theater Room, 130 E. 77th Street, New York, NY
Discussion Facilitators: Linda Chokroverty, MD; Angel Caraballo, MD

You will need to bring a laptop to the live event so that you can complete the test portion of the online course and get your CME. Specific information on the event will be sent prior to the event.

Did you know . . . 
Legal-Psychosocial Resource for Immigrant Families in NYC
includes Manhattan, Bronx, Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, and more 

New York Times: Children Shouldn’t Be Dying at the Border. Here’s How You Can Help.
Migrants mainly from Central America seeking asylum guide their children through the entrance of a World War II-era airplane hangar in Deming, N.M., that is being used as a shelter.

The United States needs an immigration policy that combines border security, justice and humanity. No one with a conscience can look at the photo of an asylum seeker and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead on the bank of the Rio Grande and accept the status quo. READ MORE 

AACAP New Policy Statement: Separating Immigrant Children From Their Families

AACAP New Policy Statement: Separating Immigrant Children From Their Families
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), a medical association representing physicians dedicated to the health of children and families around the globe, advocates putting an end to the practice of separating immigrant children from their families. (more . . .)

NY Assembly Bill goes to the NY Senate (A03977)

Conversion Therapy Bill passes NY Assembly!  On to the Senate!
On May 1, the NY Assembly passed a bill banning conversion therapy:
Bill:  A03977 
The bill now moves to the NY Senate.

What do I need to know if the DACA Program ends?

There are some reports that President Trump may end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program soon.  At this time, we do not know when or if the DACA program will be terminated or what the end of the program may look like. 

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)

CAP Workforce

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)