September CME Lecture
Join us for our 2022-2023 Inaugural CME Lecture with guest speaker Dr. Joseph E. Herrera
The New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Presents:
September 7 2022 Lecture
Joseph Herrera, DO, FAAPMR
Chair and Professor Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Wednesday September 7 2022,
Lecture: 7:00 to 8:00 PM (EST)
Refreshments: 6:30 PM
Davis Auditorium 2nd Floor
Hess Center for Science and Medicine,
1470 Madison Ave, NY NY 10029.
(take the elevators right across from the main entrance, or on the right side of the reception desk, upon exiting the elevator on the second floor, it will be the one closest, marked s2 201 Davis Auditorium)
Please see below regarding COVID Protocols
Zoom Link Available:
About our Speaker:
Dr. Joseph E. Herrera was appointed the Lucy G. Moses Professor and Systems Chair for the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance for the Mount Sinai Health System. He joined Mount Sinai following the completion of an Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine Fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. He completed his residency and served as Chief Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation through the combined program of Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Herrera is fellowship trained in fluoroscopic guided and ultrasound guided procedures for painful spine and joint conditions. The American Pain Society named him an American Pain Scholar. He has also received various awards for his clinical work such as Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors, New York Times Super Doctors, and Best Doctors in America.
Dr. Herrera currently serves as an Official Medical Provider for Red Bull North America. He evaluates, treats, and maximizes the performance of Red Bull sponsored athletes. He served on the New York State Athletic Commission and was appointed Chief Team Physician for USA Boxing Metro, affording him the opportunity to treat and evaluate amateur and professional athletes. He was awarded the Rocky Marciano Physician of the Year Award for excellence in Sports Medicine. He has authored and edited the textbooks “Manual to Musculoskeletal Medicine” and “Essential Sports Medicine.” He is the Chief Editor of the medical journal “Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine.” He also has publications in various textbooks and journals.
Dr. Herrera’s research and clinical interests include human performance, disruptive technologies, concussion, sports related injuries, electrodiagnostic studies, and fluoroscopic guided spine and joint intervention. His interventional procedures include but are not limited to interlaminar and transforaminal epidural injections, discography, and radiofrequency neurotomy.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of the Westchester Academy of Medicine and the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The Westchester Academy of Medicine is accredited by MSSNY to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
The Westchester Academy of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Policies and standards of the Westchester Academy of Medicine, the Medical Society of the State of New York and the Accreditation for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) adhere to the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and require all planners, faculty and all who have control of educational content, to identity, disclose and mitigate all relevant financial relationships to the learners.
The planners and faculty participants and all who have control of this educational content do not have any relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.
COVID Requirements for In-Person Attendance
Per facility requirements:
Requiring and checking vaccination status. Boosters are strongly recommended but not required
Masking at all times during the event except when eating/drinking
Recommendation that everyone do a PCR within 72 hours or home antigen test within 24 hours of the event.