Position Statements – Table of Contents

5.000 ABORTION AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

10.000 ACCIDENT PREVENTION

15.000 ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS)

20.000 ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLISM

25.000 ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE

30.000 CHILDREN AND YOUTH

35.000 CHIROPRACTIC

40.000 CLINICAL JUDGMENT

45.000 COMPUTER MAILING LISTS

50.000 CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

55.000 COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETIES

60.000 DEATH

65.000 DRUG ABUSE

70.000 DRUG DISPENSING

75.000 DRUGS AND MEDICATIONS

80.000 DUE PROCESS FOR PHYSICIANS

85.000 EDUCATION 

87.000 EMERGENCY CARE

90.000 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

95.000 ETHICS 

100.000 FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE 

105.000 GENETICS 

110.000 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS 

115.000 HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS/PROVIDERS 

117.000 HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

120.000 HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE 

125.000 HEALTH SCREENING PROGRAMS 

130.000 HEALTH SYSTEM REFORM 

135.000 HOME HEALTH CARE 

140.000 HOMELESS SHELTERS 

145.000 HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 

150.000 HOSPITALS 

155.000 INDEPENDENT PRACTICE OF MEDICINE 

157.000 INITIATIVES AND REFERENDUMS 

160.000 LICENSURE 

165.000 MANAGED CARE 

170.000 MANDATORY MEDICAID MANAGED CARE 

175.000 MEDICAID 

180.000 MEDICAL DATA 

185.000 MEDICAL EXAMINER SYSTEM 

190.000 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE / LIABILITY 

195.000 MEDICARE 

200.000 MEMBERSHIP 

205.000 MENTAL ILLNESS 

207.00 MSSNY, GOVERNANCE AND INTERNAL OPERATING PROCEDURES 

210.000 NATIONAL PRACTITIONER DATA BANK 

215.000 NUCLEAR WAR, WEAPONS AND TERRORISM 

217.000 NURSING HOMES 

220.000 OBSTETRICS 

225.000 PEER REVIEW 

227.000 PHARMACEUTICAL ADVERTISING 

230.000 PHYSICIAN DISCIPLINE 

235.000 PHYSICIAN CREDENTIALING/RECREDENTIALING 

240.000 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

245.000 PRACTICE PARAMETERS 

250.000 PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT 

255.000 PROTEST AND DEMONSTRATIONS 

260.000 PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY 

262.000 QUALITY ISSUES 

265.000 REIMBURSEMENT 

267.000 RESIDENT PROGRAM CREDENTIALING/RECREDENTIALING 

270.000 RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF PHYSICIANS

275.000 SECOND OPINIONS AND CONSULTATIONS 

280.000 SECOND OPINIONS/CONSULTATIONS – TERMINOLOGY 

285.000 SEXUAL HARASSMENT/RACIAL/GENDER/DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION 

290.000 SPORTS AND PHYSICAL FITNESS 

292.000 RESEARCH, MEDICAL 

295.000 SURGERY 

300.000 TOBACCO USE AND SMOKING 

305.000 UNIVERSAL CODE FOR REPORTING MEDICAL SERVICES 

310.000 UTILIZATION REVIEW 

312.000 VACCINE

315.000 VIOLENCE AND ABUSE 

317.000 VOLUNTEER SERVICES OF PHYSICIANS 

320.000 WEIGHT MANAGEMENT & PROMOTION OF HEALTHY LIFESTYLES 

325.000 WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

207.999 REVIEW AND SUNSET POLICY FOR MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

(MSSNY) HOUSE OF DELEGATES (HOD) RESOLUTIONS AND POLICIES EXISTING
FOR AT LEAST 10 YEARS 

THE OFFICIAL POSITION STATEMENTS OF THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY EITHER THE COUNCIL, ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES, OR THE HOUSE ITSELF.

Updated – December 2015