The New York City Dysphagia Study Group (NYCDSG) is a small, unique group of medical speech-language and swallowing pathologists from the NYC-metro area who meet once a month for a specialized conference to discuss various clinical care topics and research related to the field of dysphagia.  

The mission of the NYCDSG is to provide dysphagia clinicians with an inter-professional forum to learn, teach, share and collaborate ideas related to the field of dysphagia to ultimately provide exceptional patient care.


For more information, please see the about us section. 

Next meeting: 11/6/2019 at 6:00pm 

November 06, 2019

Enhancing Endoscopic Practice Patterns for the Evaluation and Treatment of Dysphagia: SEES, FEES, and Endoscopic Biofeedback Skill Training"

James Curtis, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Wednesday,  November 6, 2019 6:00 pm. 

Dr. James Curtis is a speech-language pathologist, a board-certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders, and a clinical researcher and PhD candidate in the Laboratory for the Study of Upper Airway Dysfunction at Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to beginning his doctoral studies, James worked clinically in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. James' research interests are to improve swallowing-related health and quality of life in individuals with dysphagia by developing novel techniques for evaluation and treatment, and examining how principles of motor learning impact cough and swallowing rehabilitation in people with dysphagia.

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