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!

Abstracts Submissions are now open! Go To:  Submit Now to pay the online  fee and submit your abstract!


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's e-prescribing mandate: Are prescribers and pharmacies ready?

 

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

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00 - 8:00 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, 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. 30, 2014

Update on the New York Electronic Prescribing Mandate by the DOH Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 5:30-6:30 pm
Tuesday, October 14, 2014- 6:00 - 7:00 pm

This webinar will enhance physicians’ understanding of the new e-prescribing requirements, and familiarize them with actions they need to take to ensure readiness for the e-prescribing mandate effective March 27, 2015.
Online Webinar Registration - Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Online Webinar Registration - Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

How Does The Physician Payment Sunshine Act Impact You?
What Needs To Be Reported And By Whom?

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
- 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Topics will include:
(1)  The requirements of, and information to be disclosed under, the Physician
Payment Sunshine Act and "Open Payments" program
(2)  Important developments and trends regarding public access to industry reporting of payment information
(3)  The legal risks and practical implications arising from increased transparancy
of health care provider payment information and the steps providers can take to minimize risks and ensure compliance
Online Webinar Registration-Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

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.

If Your Group Practice Has Plans to Participate in the 2014 PQRS GPRO, Act Immediately!

The deadline for groups to register to participate in the CMS 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) is September 30, 2014 11:59 pm EDT! If your group has 10 or more eligible professionals, participation in the 2014 PQRS GPRO allows your group a waiver for the automatic 2% reduction in payments that would occur in 2016.<<read more
 

How Has New York’s Health Benefit Exchange Affected Your Practice?

With New York heading into its second open enrollment period for its New York State of Health Healthcare Exchange starting November 15, it’s important for us, working with MSSNY,  to gain a better understanding of the experiences physicians have had in the first year of its existence<<read more

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.

Free Smoking Cessation Learning Module Available Online!

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., and as physicians, you are in the best position to help << Read more

Education Credits Now Available for three CMS Quality Program Webinars

Please read the message on the Quality Page regarding education credits now available for the three web-based trainings that were posted on YouTube by MLNConnects in June 2014. 
  << Read more


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

NYACP 2015 Annual Meeting Agenda

New Recorded Webinar!
In Search of Joy in Practice: Innovations in Ambulatory Care

Join the Effort to Ensure Medicaid Fee Parity for Primary Care Physician Visits

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