Fall 2014 Newsletter

April 5th, 2015

Please click here to read the Fall 2014 Westchester Psychiatrist.
If you request a paper version, please contact the Society at
(914) 967-6285 or by e-mail at centraloffice@wpsych.org

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Spring 2014 Newsletter

April 9th, 2014

Please click here to read the Spring 2014 Westchester Psychiatrist.
If you request a paper version, please contact the Society at
(914) 967-6285 or by e-mail at centraloffice@wpsych.org

 

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Fall 2013 Newsletter

December 2nd, 2013

Please click here to read the Fall 2013 Westchester Psychiatrist.
If you request a paper version, please contact the Society at
(914) 967-6285
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Clergy Breakfast Friday February 8, 2013

January 25th, 2013

“Religion & Faith in Preventing Suicide” That is the title of Joe Amato, MD’s talk at this 21st annual Westchester District Branch Clergy Breakfast. As always the format is to bring your favoreite clergy person for a pleasant breakfast and interesting conversation. The event will be held at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, 275 North Street, Harrison, NY 10528. RSVP Centraloffice@wpsych.org.

CME DINNER MEETING: 1/16/13

January 16th, 2013

The Process, Presentation and Pathophysiology of Psychological Decompensation

A dinner presentation by John P. Docherty, MD

6pm, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Harrison, NY 10528

Dr. Docherty will discuss the sequence of symptoms that characterize the process of decompensation along with useful pharmacological and psychosocial interventions and future research.

RSVP Megan Rogers (914) 967-6285 or centraloffice@wpsych.org

 

CPT Coding Seminar: December 5

November 14th, 2012

Are you ready for the new CPT codes? They go into effect January 1, 2012, so it’s time to bone up!  NYSPA’s Seth Stein will walk you through the intricacies of the new codes. Beware, they aren’t just new numbers, but a whole new approach. Free for PSW members, $250 in advance for non-members (refundable if you join!).  7-9 PM at St. Vincent’s Hospital.  RSVP for limited seats to:  Megan Rogers, Executive Director, (914) 967-6285 or email centraloffice (at) wpsych.org.

Teaching Day: Saturday Sept. 29, 2012

August 19th, 2012

What Every Psychiatrist Should Know

9:45 am:  Social Media: Risk Management Aspects.  David Cash, JD, PRMS, Inc.

11:00 am:  Coding. New codes for 2013. Seth Stein, Esq., NYSPA Executive Director.

1:30 pm: Maintenance of Certification & Licensure. Edmond Amyot, MD

Crown Plaza Hotel, White Plains. Registration 9:15 am. Free for members. $250 can be applied to 2013 dues for non-members.

RSVP by September 21, 2012– Megan Rogers (914) 767-6285 or centraloffice@wpsych.org

Risk Management: Bronx/Westchester CME

February 21st, 2012

Wednesday 2/29/2012

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Mario’s Restaurant, 2342 Arthur Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458.  Visit your old Bronx friends once again at Mario’s in the heart of the Bronx’s charming Little Italy district.  For desert, Charles D. Cash, JD, LLM, PRMS Senior Risk Manager will speak on “The Basics of Risk Management in Psychiatric Practice” RSVP to Megan Rogers, 914 967-6285 or centraloffice@wpsych.org.  Presented jointly by the Bronx and Westchester District Branches.

You’re Invited: NYC DB on Tech Risks

January 12th, 2012

PSW Members are invited to a CME event on Thursday, 1/26/12,  7:00 pm, presented by the New York County District Branch.  “Legal and Risk Considerations in the Age of Technology”  Presenter, Kristen Lambert, JD, MSW, LICSW. Location:  Salmon River Restaurant, 3 East 40th St. at Fifth, NY, NY 10016.  RSVP 212-685-9633. Turn your nameless worries into real fears… and solutions.

25th Annual Legislative Brunch 12/11/11

December 10th, 2011

Meet with federal, state and local legislators to discuss issues relevant to our profession and the needs of our patients. Reservations by 12/8, call (914) 967-6285.  11:00 AM – 1:30 PM, Crown Plaza Hotel, White Plains. Parking $2 per hour.