Doctors Council Statement on Medicaid Waiver in NYC Budget

For Immediate Release May 8, 2014 “Doctors Council SEIU applauds Mayor de Blasio for helping to secure billions of dollars through a critical Medicaid waiver from the federal government, an effort that we believe will pay great dividends… Read More

Doctors Council Statement of Support of New York Single-Payer Bill

For Immediate Release May 5, 2014 “Doctors Council SEIU applauds Assemblyman Richard Gottfried and Senator Bill Perkins, along with Physicians  for  a  National  Health  Program (PNHP)  and  our  coalition  partners,  for supporting  the  New York State single-payer legislation. … Read More

Doctors Council Testimony Before NYC City Council

For Immediate Release February 24, 2014 Testimony of Doctors Council SEIU Presented by Frank Proscia, M.D, President – Before the City Council Health Committee Oversight- Examining the Status of “Restructuring HHC: The Road Ahead”: What Progress has Been… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Testimony in Support of Legislation to Expand Earned Sick Time Act

For Immediate Release February 13, 2014 I would like to thank Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Member Chin, members of the Civil Service and Labor Committee, and all of the other City Council members for convening this… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Testimony in Support of Resolution on Universal Pre-K and After-School Plan

For Immediate Release February 11, 2014 I would like to thank Speaker Mark-Viverito, members of the New York City Council’s Education and Women’s Issues Committees and all of the other City Council members for convening this joint hearing… Read More

Doctors Council Elects New Leadership: Drs. Frank Proscia and Matthews Hurley

For Immediate Release January 31, 2014 January 31, 2014 (New York, NY) – Two doctors were elected to the leadership of Doctors Council SEIU, the nation’s oldest and largest union for doctors. Frank Proscia, M.D., a psychiatrist, will… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU On Mayor’s Healthcare Appointments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21,2014 Doctors Council SEIU is pleased that Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed two important commissioners to lead the delivery of healthcare services in New York City. Last week’s appointment of Dr. Mary Bassett… Read More

Doctors Council Applauds De Blasio & Others for Their Support for Airport Workers

For Immediate Release January 23, 2013 Doctors Council SEIU stands with Mayor Bill de Blasio and the growing number of people in fighting for a living wage and good benefits, including access to quality and affordable healthcare, for… Read More

Doctors Council Applauds Introduction of Earned Sick Time Act

For Immediate Release January 22, 2013 Doctors Council SEIU is pleased that Mayor Bill de Blasio has advocated for and the City Council has introduced the Expansion of Earned Sick Time Act, a bill that would ensure half… Read More