Liaises with members of the Erie County Bar Association and those associations or groups as designated by the Executive Board to address medical practice issues with legal or ethical implications. Recommends and organizes society-sponsored educational programs for physicians and staff.
Studies and reports on proposed legislation affecting the practice of medicine. Advises the Board on strategies to best advocate for issues affecting our members. Organizes and attends meetings with elected officials. Recommends topics and develops society-sponsored educational programs.
Liaises with the State University of NY Jacobs School of Medicine faculty and administrators to assist in the retention and recruitment of physicians in WNY. Liaises with all residency directors at both the University and Catholic Health System, as well as the UB GME office to address issues of mutual interest and to assist in the retention of residents in WNY. Recommends topics for society sponsored educational programs that may interest residents, fellows, and medical students as well as the general membership.
Studies and reports on educational or practice management issues of interest to new physicians in practice (who are within 5 years of completing residency, or under the age of 45); promotes committee members to serve as community and future society leaders. Recommends topics for society sponsored educational programs.