Welcome to the Albany Chapter of the New York Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). MGMA, a national association representing group medical practice executives, provides a wide variety of educational and advocacy services to those responsible for administering the day-to-day operations of a very complex medical industry.

Membership Benefits NYMGMA Membership Benefits include the following:
  • Relevant, high quality educational programs throughout the year, at reduced member registration fees
  • Opportunity to participate in statewide and national discussions on healthcare issues
  • Membership in Regional Affiliate of NYMGMA
  • Access to Online Membership Directory
  • Career Opportunities – Post a job, find a job at www.nymgma.com
  • e-newsletter containing information on current practice management topics
  • Annual state-wide conference in June with nationally recognized speakers
  • Credits for continuing education through the ACMPE
  • Credits for continuing education through the AAPC, HRCI, SHRM and other professional associations
  • Networking opportunities through local and state conferences
  • Access to vendor membership directory
  • Statewide Salary survey, tailored to regional markets
  • Benefits of a close working relationship with the Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Updates on Federal legislative issues
President: Kim Shufelt, CPS, CMPE; Director, Primary Care Business Operations, Seton Health/Northeast Health, St. Peter's Health Partners
Vice President: Erica Roccario; Practice Administrator, Neuroscience Center, Ellis Medicine
Secretary: Jonathan H. Dougherty, MS, Executive Vice President, Medical Society of the County of Albany
Treasurer: Amy LaGrange, MBA, CMPE; Practice Manager, Ellis Medicine
Past President: Margaret See, , RN, MBA, CPC; Vice President, Facility Operations, Somnia Anesthesia
Member at Large: Alan Okun, FACHE; Chief Executive Officer, OrthoNY
Member at Large: Jeanne Rizzo, Practice Administrator, Medical Business Associates Inc.

The Albany Chapter of NYMGMA holds regular monthly membership luncheon meetings, usually on the second Tuesday of each month (except during the summer). The cost is $25 unless otherwise specified. Members are encouraged to attend.

Are you not a member of NYMGMA but would like to join? Call Renee Foley at the Medical Society at 518-439-0626 and she will send you an application for membership. If you prefer, you can send an email to [email protected] and an application will be emailed to you.

To Update NYS Physician Profile (NYS Department of Health): 1-888-338-6998
Prompt Pay Issues (NYS Attorney General):
1-800-771-7755 (Option 3)