Medicaid Prescriber Education Program

The New York State Medicaid Prescriber Education Program (NYSMPEP) assists prescribers in making therapeutic recommendations in accordance with best practices through the delivery of evidence-based educational materials.

NYSMPEP is a partnership between the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the State University of New York (SUNY) formed in response to legislation in April 2008. NYSMPEP:

  • Provides current, evidence-based information about pharmacotherapy
  • Develops accredited continuing education programs delivered in an on-demand, web-based format
  • Utilizes best practices in education throughout the development and delivery of information

Team Members

Alexia Sroka, PharmD, BCPS
Project Lead

Deborah Targoff, PharmD
Content Contributor/Reviewer

Marsha Nelson
Associate Director
Continuing Education

David Hurtgen
Data Engineer

Debanjan Paul
Solutions Architect


Stewardship of Proton Pump Inhibitors: Considerations for Use and Deprescribing

An enduring written article that promotes effective and safe prescribing of proton pump inhibitors.

  • Contact hours: 1.0 (0.10 CEUs)
  • Registration is free of charge

Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship as a Tool to Curb Antibiotic Resistance

An enduring online video activity that contains information to support improved antibiotic prescribing.

  • Contact hours: 1.0 (0.10 CEUs)
  • Registration is free of charge

A Review of the FDA Approval Pathway for Biosimilars and a Real-World Example of the Use of Infliximab

An enduring online video activity for prescribers seeking to increase their knowledge of biosimilar products.

  • Contact hours: 1.0 (0.10 CEUs)
  • Registration is free of charge