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NYS society of orthopaedic surgeons

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Who we are

The New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS) is the premier organization representing the orthopaedic community in New York. The Society serves orthopaedic specialists, subspecialists, fellows, residents and their patients by helping to create an optimal practice environment in which to provide quality and efficacious orthopaedic care.

2017 AAOS State Society of the Year Recipient

NYSSOS maintains a specific focus on improving access to care, promoting public health and facilitating improvement of patient safety and quality of care.

Our annual symposium and webinars provide for awareness of treatment protocols and foster collegiality and networking opportunities. 

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Our Governmental Affairs Program

We are committed to promoting and representing viewpoints of the orthopaedic community before Federal and State legislative, regulatory and executive agencies through a variety of mechanisms.

Advocacy ensures issues affecting orthopaedic surgeons and patients are recognized. You will often hear us say, "If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re on the menu."

Regardless of your politics, the consequences of state policy affect your daily practice and cannot be ignored.

State Advocacy Services

  • Helping members develop personal relationships with elected officials
  • Promote and represent viewpoints of the orthopaedic community before Federal and State legislative, regulatory and executive agencies. 
  • Testify and assist members to testify before the legislature and agencies
  • Comment on proposed legislation and regulations
  • Provide forceasting of legislative landscape
  • Tracking and monitoring of bills
  • Calls to Action
  • Distribution of Memorandums in Support and Opposition

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ORthoPAC

NYSSOS is positioned to collectively support activities that help create an optimal practice environment in which to provide quality and efficacious care.

Even if you have never donated before, today we invite you to enhance your advocacy efforts, strengthen the success of the Society and contribute to the PAC.


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Member benefits

Connection: You are connected to your fellow orthopedists across the state  producing positive results for you and your patients.

Conferences: The annual Symposium provides quality education and networking for orthopedists, and you receive a SIGNIFICANT discount by being a member.  You can contribute to the content, help plan the Conference or attend to enhance your professional development.

Public Policy / Advocacy: You can contribute to the strong advocacy program centered on assuring that orthopedists voices are being heard.  The Legislative and Advocacy Committee prepares legislative updates/alerts, and keeps track of orthopaedic and public health issues under consideration by the New York State Legislature and regulatory agencies. The Executive Director also serves as the Society's lobbyist to advocate for priority orthopaedic issues.

Free Informational Services: The Society keeps members in touch with each other and current issues through the association’s web site and email updates of emerging issues relevant to orthopedics. You remain informed in a way that saves you time. 
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Advocate of the Year Award Submissions

Recommended award criteria include:

  • Active in state society legislative efforts
  • Involved in NYSSOS  calls and action alerts
  • Attended NYSSOS Annual Advocacy Day or other policy conferences
  • Visited with state legislators regarding  issues affecting the specialty
  • Participated in legislative review and legislator outreach on behalf of the society society
  • Active in state medical society's legislative committee
  • Authored or co-authored bill language regarding issues affecting the specialty
  • Called state and federal legislators to weigh-in on key issues
  • Contacted the governor's office regarding issues related to the society

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Join your colleagues today and improve the practice of Orthopaedics in New York

Members come first! 

 Dedicated member support is available by phone or email.

Contact our leadership or staff to discover the impact this relationship will have on your career and personal life.

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About the Society

NYSSOS serves the interests of New York orthopaedists and their patients by helping to create an optimal practice environment in which to provide quality and efficacious orthopaedic care. 

Contact Us

info@nyssos.org
1-518-439-0000
PO Box 38004, Albany, NY 12203


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