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Discovering Your Own Wellness-Mindfulness and Meet & Greet

Discovering Your Own Wellness-Mindfulness and Meet & Greet
Sunday, March 11, 2018, 1:00 pm 
Location: MNDFL, 10 East 8th Street, New York, NY 10002
Free for participants. Come enjoy a 45-minute instructor-led mindfullness session curated for physicians; learn about intention and how to improve your own wellness practice through the art of meditation.

AACAP’s 
Douglas B. Hansen, MD 43rd Annual Review Course


Registration for AACAP’s Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 43rd Annual Review Course is now open! Participants can earn up to 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
 
Join us for the first ever ONLINE Annual Review Course, one of the newest online education programs available from AACAP. Over a 6-week period, our newly redesigned course will allow you to connect with colleagues, interact with experts, and learn about the most sought-after topics in the specialty - all on your own schedule, in your home or office. This year’s Review Course is being co-chaired by Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, and Shawn S. Sidhu, MD. 
Register by February 1 to get the Early Bird Rate! 
Questions? Call (202) 966.7300, ext. 120 or email CME@aacap.org

Broadshow:
Mean Girls

Theatre Night: Mean Girls (preview) GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Location:  August Wilson Theatre, 245 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 
Ticket Seating:  30 Orchestra; 30 Mid-Mezzanine; and 30 Rear Mezzanine 
Payment:  Venmo or PayPal (ALL payments must be made by the extended deadline of March 6, 2018. No exceptions.)
To purchase tickets, please go to the Mean Girls webpage, fill out the "Purchaser Information" form then click "Submit."  On the payment page, select your preferred payment source.

 
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Hosted by the MIT Subcommittee and Training Committee
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, 208 W. 13th Street, Room 101, New York, NY 10011
Hosted by the Members-in-Training Committee
Meet a diverse panel of child and adolescent psychiatrists from the New York area who will speak about their career paths. Areas of interest to be addressed include: academia, private practice, telepsychiatry, advocacy, school-based psychiatry, and work-home integration. Panelists’ comments will be followed by small group discussions. 
Did you know . . . 
In memoriam . . . Fadi Haddad, MD 
Fadi Haddad, MD passed away in peace and surrounded by loved ones on November 29, 2017 after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Dr. Haddad impacted all of your lives so significantly through the remarkable generosity of his heart, humor and unparalleled passion for healing, life, opera, books and beauty in the world. A wake for Dr. Haddad was held on Friday December 1 and the Memorial Mass was held on Saturday, December 2. A bigger memorial to celebrate Dr. Haddad is scheduled for April 14. Details will be posted at http://www.fadihaddadmd.com in early March 2018.

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)

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)