Advocacy at Work

Letter to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo by the Medical Society of Erie County is successful in lifting the ban on elective procedures effective January 25th, 2021.   Please click here to view the letter dated January 15th, 2021.


The Medical Society of Erie County would like to reiterate its support and appreciation for the tireless efforts made by Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein in response to the COVID-19 crisis.  Please click here for reference to "Another Voice" article issued in support of Dr. Gale Burstein on July 21, 2020.

Physician Advocacy Network

Do you already have an existing relationship with your state or federal legislator?  OR have you been looking for an opportunity to do more “hands-on” advocacy?  Join our PAL program, as a Physician Advocacy Liaison.  

The Physician Advocacy Network will be the compilation and collaboration of physicians within EACH legislative district. Dubbed “Physician Advocacy Liaisons” (PAL) you will lead the physician – legislative outreach for your assembly person or senator. This PAL network makes advocacy more personal and ongoing.

The advocacy of MSCE / MSSNY is the single biggest benefit of your membership. As you’ve seen this year there is a near constant attack on physicians in NY State by well intentioned legislators.Remember, "if we are not at the table, we are on the menu!"

To participate in the Physician Advocacy Network, please CLICK HERE. 

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