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NYACP represents over 2,000 residents 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.


NYACP Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Forum:

NYACP Poster Competition and Dr's Dilemma Competition
Saturday, November 14, 2015  

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Institute for Human Performance (IHP)
505 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY  13210

This half day event will include the Fall Poster Competition in the morning, followed by an educational session and concluding with the Annual Dr's Dilemma Competition. The sign up for Dr's Dilemma teams is now full.

7:30 am                           Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00  - 10:00  am            Poster Judging

10:15 - 11:45 am             Plenary session
                                        Welcome: Joseph Wayne, MD, FACP, Poster Committee Chair
                                         "Top Ten Things to Look for in a Contract" - Stephanie Caffera, Esq., Nixon Peabody LLC

                                        High Value Care- Jonah Feldman, MD, FACP

12:00- 1:30 pm                Doctor's Dilemma and Awards Presentation

Register Online
Program Directors Authorization Form

Dates to Note:

  • April 27: Online abstract submission forms will be open at Residents/Fellows and Medical Students
  • July 31:  Online submissions closed at 5:00 pm
  • Sept. 25: Results to Program Directors
  • November 14:  Resident and Medical Student Forum

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.

NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting, Friday, February 6, 2015

Congratulations to the following NYACP Poster Competition Winners: 

Resident/Fellow Clinical Vignette

     1st  Place:     Hassan Tariq - Bronx Lebanon Hospital
     2nd Place:    Diego Adrianzen Herrera- Mt. Sinai- St. Luke's Roosevelt

     3rd Place:     Chukwudi Obiagwu-Maimonides Medical Center

Resident/Fellow Research

     1st  Place:     Ahmad Farooq-University at Buffalo, Catholic Health System
     2nd Place:    Mansi Nabar-Montifiore New Rochelle and Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     2rd  Place (tie):    Jason Ling-Stony Brook University Hospital

Resident/Fellow Patient Safety, Quality and Outcomes Measurement

     1st  Place:    Clara Kwan - Maimonides Medical Center
     2nd Place:   Vahe Shahnazarian- NY Methodist Hospital

     3rd  Place:    Jarred Marshak - Winthrop University Hospital

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.

Physician Job Opportunities in New York State

To enhance your knowledge about job opportunities in Upstate New York, NYACP is excited to offer you this dedicated link to Physician Opportunities in Upstate NY website. This website will showcase positions in all medical specialties with the opportunity to sort by internal medicine and regions throughout Upstate New York. Click Here for the latest list of updated positions in Upstate New York.

Career Counseling

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

Presentations (Members Only)
Careers in Private Practice
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 Saturday, November 14, 2015 at SUNY Upstate University. Abstracts submissions will be available online in April 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: 9.8.15

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