Advocating for Doctors, Patients and More PPE and Ventilators during COVID-19

Dear Doctors Council members, What you are doing and the conditions you are working under during the COVID-19 pandemic is heroic.  Thank you. We continue our advocacy for more PPE and ventilators, as well as protecting your ability… Read More

DOCTORS AND PATIENTS NEED HELP NOW!

We Need More N95 Masks and Ventilators Now! 1. Mobilize the full resources of the federal government to guarantee adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for all healthcare workers on the front line, including by using the powers of… Read More

National Doctors Day, March 30, 2020

March 2020 From Dr. Frank Proscia, President, and Dr. Aycan Turkmen, Vice President Dear Doctors Council members, As doctors ourselves, we realize the commitment and sacrifices each of you has made to be a doctor. It took years of school, residency,… Read More

Doctors Council Letter to Gov. Cuomo

March 25, 2020 The Honorable Andrew M. CuomoGovernor of New York StateNYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 Dear Governor Cuomo: Doctors Council SEIU represents thousands of doctors throughout New York City and in other cities, counties and states. … Read More

Backup childcare option for eligible Doctors Council members – NYCDOE Regional Enrichment Centers for COVID-19

Dear Doctors Council member: Working with New York City, along with other unions and stakeholders, we can share the following information from the City about Regional Enrichment Centers, the NYCDOE’s backup childcare option for health care workers, first responders,… Read More

COVID-19 Coronavirus Hotline

A Message to our Members on COVID-19 Dear Doctor Council member: We hope you, your family and your colleagues are doing as well as possible with all that is going on with the COVID-19 response dealing with this… Read More

Vital Call to Action!

Vital Call to Action!  Please call Governor Cuomo and your NYS legislators & email your NYS legislators to tell them to reject a proposal contained in the Governor’s Budget bypassing existing due process protections for physicians and giving the State enormous… Read More

Doctors Council President, Frank Proscia, M.D., Named to City & State 100 most powerful New Yorkers in health.

President, Doctors Council SEIU –  Frank Proscia, M.D. Dr. Frank Proscia was elected in 2014 to lead Doctors Council SEIU, the country’s largest union for doctors. A New York City native who grew up in a working-class family,… Read More

Urgent Call to Action!

Urgent Call to Action! Please call Governor Cuomo and your NYS legislators & email your NYS legislators to let them know that you object to Medicaid cuts, the impact on NYC and H+H, and that it will make it… Read More