If you or a colleague you know has recently received local recognition, an award, or has been published in a scholarly journal, the Chapter wants to know!
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Below are some our members' most recent accomplishments:
Nick Fitterman, MD, FACP, Chapter President, whose “invited Commentary” was published in the December 12, 2016 online JAMA Internal Medicine on the subject of “Why Oxygen is Not Necessary for All STEMIs" << Read the Abstact and First Page here
Salvatore Volpe, MD, FACP - Dr. Volpe will receive the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) Patient-Centered Medical Home Practice Award for his outstanding dedication to promoting a coordinated health care system that achieves improved quality and access at lower costs. Dr. Volpe’s unparalleled commitment to improving care is evident in how he created a patient-focused environment within his medical practice, as well as his relentless work as a physician champion in promoting the use of electronic health records and health information technology for quality improvement.
James Desemone, MD, FACP - The Chapter wanted to acknowledge Dr. James Desemone, Associate Professor at Albany Medical Center as principal investigator on an applied sensor technology product from KemSENSE, a resident company at the Biomedical Acceleration and Commercialization Center of Albany Medical College. It has applied advanced sensor technology, originally developed by General Electric researchers to detect explosives and hazardous chemicals, to notify care staff whether a patient’s bedding needs to be changed because of wetness. To read this article in its entirety featured in the Sunday, August 20th edition of the Albany Times Union, please click here.
Calvin Q. Pan, MD, FAASLD, FACG, FACP: Dr. Pan was recently published in the June 2016 issue of New England Journal of Medicine. The article details a large multiple center randomized control trial he conducted for the prevention of vertical transmission and global control of hepatitis B. Dr. Pan advocated that the Department of Health in New York City or other cities with a high concentration of Asian immigrants should adopt the policy of mandating physicians to perform a HBV DNA screening test at the second trimester during pregnancy. Providing antiviral treatment to hepatitis B mothers with high viral load during the third trimester should be a government response to control hepatitis B.
Susan Lane, MD, FACP: Dr. Lane recently co-authored an ACP Position Paper relating to Graduate Medical Education (GME) funding entitled, "Financing U.S. Graduate Medical Education: A Policy Position Paper of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians." The paper makes a series of recommendations to reform the current GME financing system to better align GME with the needs of the nation's health care workforce.To read the full text of the paper, please click here.
Also contributing to this paper were former NYACP President Doug Delong, MD, FACP and former NYACP Health and Public Policy Chair Alwin Steinmann, MD, FACP.
Samy I. McFarlane, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP was recently named Distinguished Teaching Professor, College of Medicine, SUNY-Downstate
New Masters, Fellows and Awardees from IM 2016
- Joseph Wayne, MD, MACP: New ACP Master
- Susan Stewart, MD, FACP: Recipient of ACP's James Bruce Award for Preventive Medicine
- William Morgan Jr.,MD, MACP: Recipient of ACP's Jane F. Desforges Distinguished TeacherAward
- List of Newly Elected ACP Fellows
- Pictures from Convocation
Last Updated: 1.5.17