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Richard J. Macchia, MD, FACS, of the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute at Cleveland Clinic Florida, was awarded the American Urological Association's Distinguished Contribution Award at its annual meeting in San Diego on May 7, 2013.
Dr. Macchia's career-long association with NYAM began with attending urology meetings here when he was a resident. He was awarded the Ferdinand C. Valentine Fellowship for 1975-76 by the Section on Urology. He then became a member of the Advisory Board of the NYAM Section on Urology, and then its chair. He also chaired the Edwin Beer Award committee for one year. Finally, he successfully nominated Dr. Keith Waterhouse for the Ferdinand C. Valentine Medal for Career Achievement.
Dr. Macchia says that from 1971 through 2009, when he moved to Cleveland Clinic Florida, he "attended virtually every urology meeting at NYAM and, as chair and program director, insisted my residents do likewise. I also insisted that every resident submit a research paper to the residents essay contest every year."
Dr. Macchia is also a SUNY Distinguished Teaching professor and Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Urology at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, and Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Science at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine of Florida Atlantic University.
Posted on May 14, 2013
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The 2013 Duncan Clark Lecture - The Affordable Care Act on the Verge of Final Success ... and a Nervous Breakdown
Featured Speaker: John E. McDonough, DPH, MPA, Professor of the Practice of Public Health and Director of the Center for Public Health Leadership
Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health
December 9, 2013 - On December 2, 2013 NYAM welcomed Dr. John E. McDonough, one of the leading experts on health care reform in the United States, to deliver the 2013 Duncan Clark Lecture at NYAM on “The Affordable Care Act on the Verge of Final Success ... and a Nervous Breakdown.”
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This report identifies opportunities that build on both the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) and New York’s ongoing efforts toward improving the health of its 19 million residents.
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