Residents & Fellows

NYACP represents over 2,500 Residents and Fellows in New York. Your membership gives you access to career counseling, networking, education, advocacy and communication resources to assist you on your path to Internal Medicine.


New! Weekend Internal Medicine Board Review Course-Space is limited - register now!

Saturday, March 12- Sunday, March 13, 2016

Are you preparing to take the ABIM Board Exam in 2016? The Chapter is excited to announce a two-day Board Certification course scheduled for Buffalo, NY on March 12-13, 2016:

Catholic Health Administration & Regional Center
144 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY  14203

Conrad Fischer, MD, FACP
Chris Paras, DO
Niket Sonpal, MD

Online Registration Form
Brochure and Program Details

NYACP Online Abstract Submission Form now open!

The next NYACP poster competition will take place at the Chapter's Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday, June 4 , 2016 at the Westchester Hilton Hotel in Rye Brook, NY. The online submission form is now open. Please go to Abstract Submit Information-  for competition rules and to complete your online submission form.

MKSAP Live Online Study Hall Now Available!

Do you own MKSAP 17 and are preparing to take the ABIM Certification Exam? The New York Chapter in conjunction with the Illinois Chapter ACP is offering a Free MKSAP Online Study Hall every Tuesday night  beginning November 2015 at 8 pm.  Please review the calendar of topics and to register, go to: Online Registration Form.

Please note, you must already own MKSAP to participate, which will be verified through ACP. 

Registration link & Additional FAQ's

NYACP Resident and Medical Student Forum Winners:

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Resident Poster Winners

Congratulations to the following NYACP Poster Competition Winners: 

Resident/Fellow Clinical Vignette

            1st  Place:     Tarek Ashour, MD - Rochester Regional Health System, Unity Hospital
(tie)     2nd Place:     Matthew Clarke, MD - Richmond University Medical Center
            2nd Place:     Narmadha Panneerselvam, MBBS - Bassett Medical Center

Resident/Fellow Research

     1st  Place:     Hassan Alkhawam, MD - Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Elmhurst)
     2nd Place:    Yasaman Eslaamizaad, MD - NYU Lutheran Medical Center
     3rd  Place:    Zerelda Esquer, MD - Jacobi Medical Center

Resident/Fellow Patient Safety, Quality and Outcomes Measurement

     1st  Place:   Christine Garcia, MD - Stony Brook University
     2nd Place:   Narasa Madam, MBBS - University at Buffalo

Congratulations to the following NYACP Dr's Dilemma Competition Winners!

Maimonides Medical Center Hospital


Saipriya Vasudevan, MD
Sichit Khanijao, MD
Vivek Kumar, MD



Are you a resident beginning your job search? Check out the new NYACP Career Link Job Posting page!


ACP Leadership Academy for Resident/Fellow Members

The ACP Leadership Academy for Resident/Fellow Members, in partnership with the American Association for Physician Leadership, offers discounted programming to assist you in professional development during the early stages of your career. Some of the resources include:

  • Resume review services
  • One-on-one career advisor sessions
  • Courses on presentation skills, communications and negotiation
  • Psychometric assessments

Learn more about all of the available courses offered through the ACP Leadership Academy for Resident/Fellow Members by clicking here.


5 Financial Goals for Residents - published by the Weekend Edition of the AMA Morning Rounds

For most residents, managing finances is a top priority. Medical student debt combined with a limited income, housing costs and other bills can be stressful to manage when you’re so busy working. Fortunately, the major financial goals recommended for residents are fairly simple to understand. Read these five goals at AMA Wire.

Interested in being published in a Medical Journal? Check out AMA's: 9 Top Tips for Getting Published in a Medical Journal

As a new physician, getting your research published in a journal does more than just improve your CV. It also gives you the chance to share your ideas and experiences, educate others and establish yourself as an expert. But getting research published isn’t easy, so follow these tips from published residents and fellows and Edward H. Livingston, MD, deputy editor of clinical content at JAMA. Read more at AMA Wire.



Career Counseling

Residency Timeline
Residency Career Guidance
ACP Career Connection
Video: Navigating the Maze of a Job Search

High Value Care For Residents
Top Ten Things to Look for in a Contract
How to Sell Yourself to Potential Employers
Understanding a Contract
Career Options in Academia

Need a Mentor?

You can search the ACP database and find a mentor who can provide the guidance and information you need about your future in Internal Medicine. Mentors are College members, including Program Directors, Chairs of Medicine, practicing internists and residents. Be matched with one today!

Applying for a License in New York State


Abstract Competitions

NYACP sponsors local abstract competitions that offer you an opportunity to compete with your peers from across New York State.  You have the chance to collaborate with your program director, discuss your research or clinical experience and formally write an abstract for professional review. You can also include your submission on your CV as scholarly activity. The next NYACP Poster competition will be held on Friday, June 4th at the Hilton Hotel in Westchester, NY. Abstract submissions will be available online in December 2015.


The Resident  Advocacy Internship is a four week internship designed to give Residents hands-on experience in advocacy activities with a medical professional organization. Learn how to monitor legislation, analyze governmental policy relevant to public health as well as communicate with elected State appointed leaders. The elective is offered from January through June. Interested in public policy? Email us today!

Last Updated: 1.14.15

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