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

 

EBOLA UPDATE 10/21/14:

The Chapter will share all Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) updated issued by the NYS Dept. of Health. The following updates of 10.20.14 include:

 


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!

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

NYACP Events:

Manhattan District: 9th Annual Mid-Atlantic Hospital Medicine
Symposium: Mastering the Care of the
Hospitalized Patient
Friday, October 24 - Saturday, October 25, 2014
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Goldwurm Auditorium and Lecture Rooms
1425 Madison Avenue and 98th Street
New York, NY 10029
Meeting Brochure and Registration
Register Online Here!


Suffolk District Dinner Meeting: A Combination Approach to Managing Hyperlipidemia
Monday, October 27, 2014

6:00pm Registration / 6:30pm Dinner Meeting & Educational Program
Blackstone Steakhouse
10 Pinelawn Road-Melville, NY 11747
Event Flyer
Online Registration

New Webinar Post:
E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances (EPCS) in New York

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Presenters:
Ken Whittemore,Jr., RPh., MBA, Senior VP, Professional & Regulatory Affairs
Ken Majkowski, Pharm D, Vice President, Partner Development
Surescripts
Online Registration


New Webinar Post:
New York's Out-of-Network Coverage Law

Thursday, October 30, 2014
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Presenter: Rebecca Simone, Esq., Nixon Peabody
Online Registration

 

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.

The Countdown to E-Prescribing (eRx)

As many of you are aware, the e-prescription mandate under the I-STOP Act will go into effect on March 27, 2015. Educational webinars are being held to better prepare physicians and their practices for the transition. Your Chapter has diligently participated in activities with the NYS Department of Health, Board of Regents, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement and others to represent challenges to physicians as the new rules go into effect.

In the meantime, if you are a physician that is unsure of how to proceed in the coming months, here are some things you can do to prepare:

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.

Ebola Advisory from NYSDOH

On September 30, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who traveled to Dallas, Texas from Liberia.
 
The NYSDOH is advising health care providers and facilities to review the new CDC health advisory regarding recommendations for evaluating patients for possible Ebola virus disease (EVD).  << 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

"Surprise Medical Bill Law"- NY Times article highlights NY's Law

NYACP 2015 Annual Meeting Agenda

New Recorded 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.


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
Email: info@nyacp.org