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.

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

EBOLA UPDATE  11.25.14

The Chapter will share all Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) updates issued by the NYS Dept. of Health.


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 being offered!

Interested in being an Exhibitor?
Check out the opportunities: NYACP Exhibitor Prospectus

NYACP Gala  - To Celebrate 100 Years of ACP Service!
Hotel Thayer, West Point - Saturday, May 16, 2015

NY Chapter Members are Invited - space is limited!
Please go to
Gala Page for all details

NYACP Events:

Queens District: End-of-Life Perspectives
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
5:30pm Registration - 6:00pm Education Program
Forest Hills Hospital - 9th Floor Conference Room
102-01 66th Road, Flushing NY  11375
Event Flyer
Online Registration

Hudson Valley Capital District: PrEP Conference:
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
Expanding the HIV Prevention Toolkit

Wednesday, December 3, 2014        
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn
235 Hoosick Street - Troy, NY  12180
Register Here
Conference Brochure

NYACP Webinar:
E-Prescribe for Controlled Substances (EPCS) in New York

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Register Here

NYS Health Commissioner's Medical Grand Rounds
Ebola: Past and Present

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029
No event fee but advance registration is required
Event Flyer
Online Registration

Additional Events...


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.

NYS Assembly Health Committee Holding Public Hearings on Single Payer Legislation

Assembly Health Committee Chair, Richard Gottfried, has announced that the Committee will hold a series of public hearings on "New York Health", a legislative proposal to create state sponsored single payer health coverage. Anyone can testify at these hearings. If you have a strong opinion in favor or opposed to a single payer system, you can sign up to testify at one of these hearings. If you simply want to listen to others who present testimony you are welcome to attend as well.
<< Read More

Hudson Valley Chapter Governor Elect Designee

Congratulations to Louis S. Snitkoff, MD, FACP; our new Governor-elect Designee to ACP National! He will serve a year of orientation as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2016. As Governor, Dr. Snitkoff is the official representative of the College for the New York Hudson Valley Region, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level.

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.

Newly Released NYACP Paper

From Hospital to Home:
A Transitioning Care Partnership

The New York Chapter, through the work of our Hospitalist Task Force and workgroup, has just released a white paper outlining suggested roles and responsibilities between hospitalists and ambulatory care physicians when transitioning patients. The finished pamphlet can be viewed here, and is available for download as a PDF. Please take the time to read through this helpful resource and use it as appropriate in your own medical community.

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:
Winners for the NYACP Poster Competition held at the Resident and Medical Student Forum are posted online, check out the Residents and Medical Student winners!

Dr's Dilemma Competition Winner Congratulations to Stony Brook University School of Medicine for winning first place in the NYACP Dr's Dilemma Competition!

News and Resources

ACP Smart Medicine - How to Diagnose Ebola

NYACP 2015 Annual Meeting Agenda

New Recorded Webinars!

Practice Transformation from the Bottom to the Top

E-Prescribing for Controlled Substance In New  York State

New York's Out-of-Network Coverage Law

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.

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


New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians
744 Broadway, Albany NY 12207
Tel: 518-427-0366
Fax: 518-427-1991