NYCSHP’s August BOD kick-started the 2017 – 2018 year at Hospital for Special Surgery on the upper east side of Manhattan. President, Dr. Karen Berger, welcomed excited returning and new members to the NYC chapter of NYSCHP. Present members went around the room introducing themselves, and spoke briefly about what they were excited for this year. Dr. Berger announced her goals going forward and promoted upcoming chapter and state events, such as the Tri-State Health-System Pharmacy Summit in Tarrytown, Downstate Critical Care Program, NYSCHP Webinars, Active Shooter Training, and CE/Networking events.
The following Board of Director members and Committee Chairs introduced themselves and discussed some of their goals for the upcoming year:
President-Elect, Dr. Charrai Byrd
Immediate Past-President, Dr. Jason Babby
Secretary, Dr. Zane Last
Treasurer, Dr. Amber Johnson
Director at Large: Constitution and Bylaws, Public Relations, Special Projects, Dr. Nikki Bhogal
Director at Large: Student Relations, Legislative Affairs, Supportive Personnel, Dr. Maabo Kludze-Forson
Director at Large: Industry Relations, Installation Dinner, Membership, Dr. Harshal Shukla
Bulletin Editors, Drs. Sasha Falbaum and Alla Khayta
Community Outreach Chair, Dr. George Falbaum
New Practitioner Committee Co-chairs, Drs. Nidhi Saraiya and Milan Shama
Historian, Dr. Jamie Chin
NYSCHP Liaisons, Drs. Joe Pinto and Andrew Kaplan
We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead! BOD meetings will be held on the first Thursday of each month at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
If you’re interested in becoming more involved, please reach out to the board of directors and committee chairs to join their respective committees. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events!
Written by Jamie Chin
Edited by Johnny Hon