Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

September 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Committee will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the 875 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206.

Emergency medical services for children (EMSC) is a system for the immediate recognition and management of sudden illness and injury in children that embraces the continuum of pediatric emergency medical, trauma, and disaster care, from prevention through rehabilitation, and addresses emergency medical dispatch, prehospital emergency care, in hospital emergency care, and primary, secondary, and tertiary health care. The EMSC Advisory Committee as established in NY Public Health Law Article 30c will convene this quarterly meeting to advise and assist the NYS Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services regarding the provision of timely and effective emergency medical services for children.

To attend, please contact Martha Gohlke, EMSC Coordinator at (518) 402-0996 for registration. Registration is mandatory and must be completed by 5:00 p.m. on September 19, 2014.

Monday, September 29, 2014

The New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education will meet September 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, Floor 4, Rooms A & B, New York City.

The Council on Graduate Medical Education is an advisory body which provides advice to the Governor and Commissioner of Health on the formulation and implementation of State policies relating to graduate medical education and training. The membership is broadly representative of health professional, hospital and public interests.

Pre-registration is required for this meeting. To be placed on a list of attendees, please contact the New York State, Department of Health, Council on Graduate Medical Education by email at or by phone at (518) 473-3513.

October 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Medicaid Pharmacy Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet on October 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Conference Room 505, One Commerce Plaza, Albany, NY.

For further information, please contact Rita Fahr at (518) 473-2160 or e-mail (Please reference PAC.)

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Bureau of Tobacco Control and The New York State Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board will hold a meeting via videoconference from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in the ESP Corning Tower Building, 2876A Conference Room, Albany, NY.

The videoconference may also be viewed at the department's satellite offices located at the following locations:

  • New York City Office Building, 90 Church Street 4th floor CR-D.
  • Rochester Office Building, 295 East Main Street 2nd floor.
  • Buffalo Office Building, 584 Delaware Street 2nd floor.

To attend the meeting at any of the sites, you must pre-register. Please provide Ann Whitfield-Green with advance notice by Monday, October 13, 2014, of your anticipated attendance at any of the sites. She can be reached at (518) 474-1515 or She will provide you with further information and directions to the locations.

Seating is limited. Up-to-date photo identification is required for entry into any of the buildings.