Resident And Fellow Section
865 Merrick Avenue
Westbury, New York 11590
516-488-6100 x 383
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Mission Statement
The Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among resident physicians in New York State; provides programs and services that enhance the educational environment of resident physicians; and serves as a mechanism for representation of New York resident physicians at the American Medical Association.

The 2018 Poster Symposium will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018. See Guidelines here

See 2018 Abstract Book here

2017 Poster Symposium Winners

Clinical Medicine
1st Place: Radhika Ghosh, MD, Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Hofstra School of Medicine
2nd Place: Neha Naik, MD, Stony Brook/John T. Mather Memorial Hospital

Honorable Mentions:
Chukwunonso Chime, MD, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Shoshanna Miller, MD, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center

1st Place: Joselle Cook, MD, SUNY Downstate Health Science Center
2nd Place: Arash Ronaghy, MD, PhD, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine
3rd Place: Laxmi Upadhyay, MD, Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Honorable Mentions:
Umut Gomceli, MD, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Sandra Gomez-Paz, MD, Nassau University Medical Center
Hamead Reza Moshrefi, MD, SUNY Stony Brook/John T. Mather Memorial Hospital

Medical Students
1st Place: Charles Sanky, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
2nd Place: Jonathan Smerling, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Honorable Mentions:
Daniel Buchalter, New York University School of Medicine
Clancy Mullan, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

See photos and posters here.

See Abstract Book here.

OFFICERS: 2018-2019

Chair - Jocelyn Young, DO

Vice Chair - Jessica Cho, MD

Secretary - Catherine Steger, DO

Councilor Justin Fuehrer, DO

MSSNY-RFS Meetings Calendar

2018 MSSNY House of Delegates - March 22 - 25, 2018, Buffalo NY
AMA RFS Annual Assembly - June 7 - 8, 2018, Chicago
AMA RFS Interim Assembly - November 8 -9, 2018, National Harbor, Maryland

Contact for information on the following projects:

  Poster symposium
  AMA participation
  MSSNY committee participation


The Resident and Fellow Section works for

•  Improved quality of resident life
•  Ensuring employment upon completion of residency
•  Protecting the huge investment you’ve made in your medical education

RFS advocates on your issues, and keeps you informed.

If time and interest allow, there are many opportunities within the AMA and MSSNY for residents. Besides two national meetings, residents are invited to join MSSNY committees or to get involved in the leadership of the RFS.

Link to AMA-RFS Website

How to write a resolution for the MSSNY House of Delegates