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FREE AT-HOME COVID TESTS NOW AVAILABLE

Please be advised that residential households in the U.S. are now eligible for another order of free at-home tests on USPS.com. Here's what you need to know about your order:

  • Each order now includes 8 rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
  • Your order of #8 tests will come in 2 separate packages (4 tests in each package), each with its own tracking number
  • Packages will ship free

To place your order, click HERE!

ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY'S EXCLUSIVE FINANCIAL PLANNER

Robert J. Powalski, III, CFP is the Erie County Medical Society's exclusive financial planning advisor.  Mr. Powalski is a Certified Financial Planner who has extensive experience in the finance industry, specifically in providing comprehensive personal finance expertise to medical professionals. 

Bob Powalski grew up the son and grandson of physicians and has focused his practice on offering financial guidance to doctors in both their personal and professional areas.

ROBERT POWALSKI III, CFP

PRAXIS FINANCIAL'S SERVICES

  • Comprehensive Financial Planning 
  • Investment Management
  • Retirement Planning Custom Portfolios
  • Medical Student Debt Paydown   
  • Stocks, Bonds, EFTs 
  • Cash Flow Management  
  • Mutual Funds
  • Tax Mitigation Strategies 
  • Wealth Accumulation Strategies Protection Planning
  • Child Education Planning 

Please click HERE to learn more about Bob Powalski and the reason why he has a keen understanding of medical professionals and has decided to dedicate his practice to counseling physicians to enhance their financial standing.

Why Join the Medical Society of Erie County?

GOALS OF THE MEDICAL SOCIETY FOR 2022

  • Enhancing Access to Care in our Region
  • Advocating for Greater Physician Reimbursement and Scope of Practice Protection
  • Connecting UB Medical Students with Seasoned Professionals to Incentivize Young Talent to Remain in the Region Upon Graduation and Resolve Recruitment Obstacles for our Regional Practices
  • Distributing Communications Important to Your Practice to 3,533 Regional Physicians (the reliable contact information of which was provided by the Physician Credentialing Department of the NYSED)
  • Providing Free Consultative Employment Contract Review to Prevent Undue Restrictive Covenants (Your Executive Director is an Attorney who is also a certified Contract Administrator)
  • Unifying Regional Physician Practices through Committee Collaboration to Address Common Pain Points and to Share Best Practices; and of course...much, much more!  

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

Physicians who belong to MSSNY in another New York State County can join us as an Affiliate Member for just $355.00 per year!

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MEDICAL SOCIETY'S MISSION TO ENHANCE HEALTH CARE IN OUR REGION

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Become a Featured Sponsor

MSCE welcomes new sponsors:  Placement on our "Circle of Friends" page linked to your website  

Featured Sponsors receive homepage placement of your organization's logo linking to a dedicated page for your company on wnydocs.org.  Any content you would like posted will appear on your dedicated page.  We will also place a link to your company’s website on your dedicated page.   In addition, monthly email blasts pushing your content to 3000+ physicians and business decision-makers in the region, your events posted on our UPCOMING EVENTS section, on Twitter, FaceBook and LinkedIn. 

Please contact us via email for more information on the opportunities available:  

HallT@wnydocs.org

Physician Peer to Peer Program

In partnership with the MSSNY, the Erie County Medical Society aims to provide all physicians with Peer to Peer resources to address Physician Burnout.  Click HERE to contact the Peer to Peer Program.  Or call:

1-844-P2P-PEER and request to be connected to a supporter.

Click here for a brochure.

UB School of Medicine Grand Round Resources

To access a full list of UB School of Medicine's Grand Rounds, please click HERE

Upcoming Events


Roswell Park is offering free CME courses online:  

Click here to access their CME Catalog of Courses

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Virtual CME Program Presented by Windsong: "Trends Impacting Healthcare in 2020 and Beyond" 

This conference originally took place on September 12th, 2020. This conference was released on Friday, December 4th and will be valid until December 4th, 2023.

For More Information and Registration, CLICK HERE

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ECDOH Offers  Free On-Line Course: "Transgender-Affirming Primary Care".

For More Information, CLICK HERE


Physician Resources

Association of Dose Tapering With Overdose or Mental Health Crisis Among Patient Prescribed Long-Term Opioids

Opioid Tapering Practices - Time for Reconsideration?

Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll: Impact of Coronavirus on Personal Health,Economic and Food Security, and Medicaid

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CARES Act Provider Relief Fund FAQ 1  FAQ 2

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM MSCE'S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AIMANA ELBAHTITY, ESQ.

This is just a friendly reminder that the Medical Society of Erie County in no way endorses drugs or pharmaceutical drug companies mentioned in its distributions. 

COVID-19 BOOSTER INFORMATION

Below are links to recent MMWRs (Morbidity and Mortality Reports) relating to the COVID-19 booster:

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/mm7104e3.htm?s_cid=mm7104e3_w

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/mm7104e2.htm?s_cid=mm7104e2_w

Up-To-Date COVID Data

IMPORTANT PUBLIC HEALTH MESSAGE FROM THE WNY COVID-19 WORKGROUP

Please CLICK HERE to view THE COVID-19 INSTRUCTION SHEET  in English

CLICK HERE to view THE COVID-19 INSTRUCTION SHEET in other languages

COVID UPDATES

Thank you UBMD Physicians' Group for this COVID update. Where are we now? What's important to know? Kevin Gibbons, MD, FACS, FAANS provides a great overview.

Click HERE to view the video.

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