Resident And Fellow Section
865 Merrick Avenue
Westbury, New York 11590
516-488-6100 x 383
Sandra Bennett 

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Mission Statement
The Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among resident physicians in New York State; provides programs and services that enhance the educational environment of resident physicians; and serves as a mechanism for representation of New York resident physicians at the American Medical Association.

The 2019 Poster Symposium will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019. Click here for Guidelines.

See  2019 Abstract Book here

2018 Poster Symposium Winners

Clinical Medicine
1st Place: Michael Kee-Ming Shu, MD, Women & Childrens' Hospital, SUNY Buffalo
2nd Place: Sarah Cairo, MD, John R Oishei Children’s Hospital, Buffalo

Honorable Mentions:
Asad Choudhry, MD, SUNY Upstate
Halyna Chykyda, MBBS, Stony Brook University at Mather Hospital

1st Place: Tracian James-Goulbourne, MBBS, SUNY Downstate
2nd Place: Andrea Carr, MD, Stony Brook University at Mather Hospital
3rd Place: Mihail Voica, MD, Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Honorable Mentions:
Dalia Elias, MD, St. John's Episcopal Hospital, Far Rockaway
Jeffrey Rico, MD, United Health Services Hospitals

Medical Students, Clinical Research
1st Place: Janki Shah, Touro Middletown
2nd Place: Benson Ku, Hofstra/Northwell
Honorable Mention: Melanie Hundt, SUNY Upstate

Medical Students, Vignettes
1st Place: Andrew Pasquale, SUNY Buffalo
2nd Place: Fiorella Castillo, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Honorable Mention: Catherine Choi, SUNY Buffalo

See photos and posters . Password for posters is houseny.

Residents, fellows and medical students awaiting the start of the 2018 Poster Symposium. 

Residents meet to go over business matters at the 2019 Annual Meeting held on February 9th in Westbury. 

OFFICERS: 2019-2020

Chair - Moustafa Elsheshtawy, MD

Vice Chair - Jessica Cho, MD

Secretary - Brian Mayrsohn, MD

Treasurer - Pratistha Koirala, MD

Councilor - Catherine Steger, DO

MSSNY-RFS Meetings Calendar

2019 MSSNY House of Delegates - April 12 - 14, 2019, Tarrytown NY
AMA RFS Annual Assembly - June 7 - 8, 2019, Chicago
AMA RFS Interim Assembly - November 15 -16, 2019, San Diego

Contact for information on the following projects:

  Poster symposium
  AMA participation
  MSSNY committee participation


The Resident and Fellow Section works for

•  Improved quality of resident life
•  Ensuring employment upon completion of residency
•  Protecting the huge investment you’ve made in your medical education

RFS advocates on your issues, and keeps you informed.

If time and interest allow, there are many opportunities within the AMA and MSSNY for residents. Besides two national meetings, residents are invited to join MSSNY committees or to get involved in the leadership of the RFS.

Link to AMA-RFS Website

How to write a resolution for the MSSNY House of Delegates