Resident And Fellow Section
865 Merrick Avenue
Westbury, New York 11590
516-488-6100 x 383
Kathy Rohrer
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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 2020 Poster Symposium had to be canceled due to COVID. Click here to see some of the accepted posters. Password is houseny. 
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2019 Poster Symposium Winners

Clinical Medicine
1st Place: Ian Bezahler, MD, Lenox Hill Hospital
2nd Place: Khayala Balabayova, MD, Richmond University Medical Center

Honorable Mentions:
Asad Choudhry, MBBS, SUNY Upstate
Cassandra Koid Jia Shin, MD, Mount Sinai Elmhurst
Anne-Marie Osibajo, MD, MPH, Richmond University Medical Center

1st Place: Susana Urgiles, MD, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
2nd Place: Franklin Ugbode, MD, Long Island Community Hospital
3rd Place: Kelly Tharp, DO, Orange Regional Medical Center

Honorable Mentions:
Carley Beauge, MD, Long Island Community Hospital
Gashaw Dadi, MD, Flushing Hospital Medical Center
Lemar Nadi, MD, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

Medical Students
1st Place: Atif Towheed, Touro Middletown
2nd Place: Charles Zhang, Jacobs School of Medicine

Honorable Mentions
Sara Corderman, SUNY Downstate
Munib Francis, Touro New York
Shreya Prashar, Touro Middletown
Divya Shah, Zucker Hofstra/Northwell

OFFICERS: 2020-2021
Chair - James Docherty, DO
Vice Chair - Luis Seija Jr., MD
Secretary - Ryan Schlobach, MD
Treasurer - Usman Aslam, DO
Councilor - Luis Seija, Jr., MD

MSSNY-RFS Meetings Calendar

AMA RFS Interim Assembly - November 13 -14, 2020, Virtual

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