The New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP) is a membership organization dedicated to advancing the specialty of Internal Medicine in New York State through education, advocacy and quality improvement. With offices in Albany, volunteer physician leaders across the State, a dedicated full-time staff, effective communications and local, regional and state-wide meetings, the New York Chapter is structured to respond to members as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Education                                                                                                           
We conduct local, regional and statewide educational programs that foster excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine

 

Save The Dates!

2015 NYACP Annual Meeting

Friday, February 6, 2015

NYACP Weekend Board Review
Saturday, February 7-
Sunday, February 8, 2015

Renaissance Westchester Hotel
80 West Red Oak Lane
West Harrison, NY   10604


Check out the  program agenda, CME information and the new ABIM  MOC Sessions be offered!


NYACP Legal Counsel:
 

Laurie Cohen, Esq., Partner At Nixon Peabody LLP and the Chapter's attorney provides members with support and direction through articles and answering questions relevant to general practice.
Check out the latest articles from Nixon Peabody!

NYACP Resident and Medical Student Forum
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Regina M. McGinn Medical Education Center
Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY  10305
Register Here!

Chapter Webinar - Don't Miss It!
In Search of Joy in Practice:  Innovations in Ambulatory Care

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
7:00 PM (ET)
Guest Faculty:  Christine A. Sinsky, MD, FACP
 Board Certified Internist - Medical Associates Clinic and Health Plans, Dubuque IA
 AMA Advisory Council for Physician Career Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability
 Online Webinar Registration

NYACP Webinar:
Understanding the Changes to ABIM's MOC Program

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

In an effort to help NYACP members understand the recent changes to the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program impact them, ABIM staff member Kevin Caviston will give a presentation focused on the MOC program and will discuss the reasons behind the changes to the program, how the changes impact board-certified physicians and identify ways in which physicians can meet the MOC requirements.
Online Webinar Registration - Tuesday, Sept. 16
Online Webinar Registration - Tuesday, Sept. 30
Additional Events..

Advocacy

We advocate responsible public policy positions relating to health care for the benefit of the public, patients, our members and the medical profession. Our Advocacy focus includes regulatory agencies, the NYS Legislature, the Executive Office, insurance companies and other healthcare stakeholders.

CMS Launches Road to 10 Webcast Series

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new webcast introducing the "Road to 10" tool. Accessible through the "Road to 10" link on the CMS website, the webcast covers the history of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and the benefits of ICD-10. This is the first in the new "Road to 10" webcast series. Five more webcasts will follow-all aimed at helping small practices get ready for ICD-10 by the October 1, 2015, compliance date.

Also available now is a brief video introduction to the "Road to 10" tool. Developed in collaboration with physicians, the "Road to 10" tool offers: 

  • Clinical documentation tips
  • Coding concepts
  • Clinical scenarios
  • Training calendar
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Quality/Practice Management

We serve members by providing education and resources to promote quality improvement activities that will enhance the delivery of patient care and the effectiveness and efficiency of physician practice.

Member Benefit Highlight: ACP Smart Medicine

A free benefit of your ACP membership, Smart Medicine is a new clinical decision support tool that allows you to browse evidence-based recommendations on diagnosis, therapy and more.  Content can be searched alphabetically or by specialty and covers categories including prevention, screening, diagnosis, therapy, patient education and follow-up.  The program is accessible through PC and mobile units, and integrates with the Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP Journal Wise, clinical guidelines and high-value care recommendations. 
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Residents & Medical Students
Access career counseling, networking, education, advocacy and communication resources to assist you on your path to Internal Medicine practice.

Resident and Medical Student Poster competition: All results were sent out last week for the Chapter's Abstract competition, please check with your Program or Clerkship Director for the results.

Dr's Dilemma Competition - Staten Island University Hospital - all spots are full. To find out if your team is competiting - go to the Chapter Residents page!


News and Resources

NYACP 2015 Annual Meeting Agenda

NYSDOH Conference Call on Ebola Virus Disease

New Webinar!
NYACP Webinar: Understanding the Changes to ABIM's MOC Program

Risk Management "Tip of the Month"

ACP Website


 


Featured Membership Benefits

NYACP endorses and works with Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC)
A mutual professional liability insurance company owned by the healthcare providers it insures.

Latest Practice Management Advice!

 

New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians
744 Broadway, Albany NY 12207
Tel: 518-427-0366
Fax: 518-427-1991
Email: info@nyacp.org