A03957 Summary:

COSPNSRJaffee, Gottfried
MLTSPNSRDinowitz, Paulin
Add §2801-i, Pub Health L
Provides that hospitals which offer medical residency training in obstetrics, gynecology, internal medicine, women's health and osteopathy shall provide training which follows the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association special requirements for obstetrics-gynecology; provides for experience with induced abortions and complications thereto except where residency program has a religious, moral or legal restriction which prohibits residents from performing abortions within the institution.
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A03957 Actions:

01/30/2017referred to health
01/03/2018referred to health
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A03957 Committee Votes:

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A03957 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A03957 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 30, 2017
        Introduced by M. of A. GLICK, JAFFEE, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by --
          M.  of A.  DINOWITZ, PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to medical  residency
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
     2  2801-i to read as follows:
     3    §  2801-i.  Medical  resident training; certain required training.  1.
     4  Any hospital which receives any reimbursement pursuant to the provisions
     5  of this article and which offers allopathic or osteopathic medical resi-
     6  dent training in obstetrics, gynecology, internal  medicine  or  women's
     7  health  shall provide training that follows the Accreditation Council on
     8  Graduate Medical  Education  or  the  American  Osteopathic  Association
     9  special   requirements  for  obstetrics-gynecology.  The  program  shall
    10  provide a structured didactic and clinical training  experience  in  all
    11  methods of family planning.  Topics shall include all reversible methods
    12  of  contraception,  including natural methods, as well as sterilization.
    13  The program shall include experience in management of  complications  as
    14  well  as training in the performance of these procedures. Such education
    15  can be provided outside the institution,  in  an  appropriate  facility,
    16  under the supervision of appropriately trained faculty.
    17    2.  Experience with induced abortion shall be part of residency train-
    18  ing, except for residents  with  moral  or  religious  objections.  Such
    19  education  can  be  provided  outside  the  institution. Experience with
    20  management of complications of abortion shall be provided to  all  resi-
    21  dents.   If  a  residency  program  has  a  religious,  moral  or  legal
    22  restriction which prohibits  the  residents  from  performing  abortions
    23  within  the  institution,  the  program  shall insure that the residents
    24  receive a satisfactory education and  experience  managing  the  compli-
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        A. 3957                             2
     1  cations  of  abortion.  Furthermore,  such residency programs shall have
     2  mechanisms which insure that residents in their program who do not  have
     3  a  religious  or  moral  objection  receive  education and experience in
     4  performing abortion at another institution.
     5    3.  Any  hospital which fails to follow the provisions of this section
     6  shall be ineligible for reimbursement under the provisions of this arti-
     7  cle.
     8    § 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
     9  succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.
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