For Immediate Release

Arthur C. Fougner, MD, Re-Elected Secretary of NY State Medical Society


Westbury, NY, April 18
Arthur C. Fougner, MD, took office as Secretary of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) at its 210th annual House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in Tarrytown, NY on April 17th.  Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Fougner is Chief of Gynecologic Ultrasound at Northwell Health.

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Fougner earned his MD degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his postdoctoral training in OB-GYN at St. Clare’s Hospital, NYU Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital and Booth Memorial Medical Center.

An attending OB-GYN at North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Forest Hills Hospital, Dr. Fougner is an assistant professor of OB-GYN at the Hofstra North Shore- LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University and formerly an assistant clinical professor at SUNY Stony Brook and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Fougner is a member of the International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Active in organized medicine since 1979, Dr. Fougner previously served as MSSNY’s Assistant Secretary. Additionally, he was MSSNY's Commissioner of Communications from 2012-2013, MSSNY's Assistant Commissioner of Public Health from 2009-2010 and Commissioner of Governmental Affairs from 2010-2012. He serves as a trustee for the Medical Society of Queens.

Founded in 1807, the Medical Society of the State of New York is the state’s principal non-profit professional organization for physicians, residents and medical students of all specialties. Its mission is to represent the interests of patients and physicians to assure quality healthcare services for all.

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