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Dates to Remember for Clerkship Directors and Medical Students:


NYACP Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Forum:

Abstract Submission Forms
Now Open!

Click Here to submit $30 fee and to submit your abstract online

NYACP Annual Poster Competition and Dr's Dilemma Competition
Saturday, November 14, 2015    8:00 am- 1:30 pm

SUNY Upstate Medical University
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.

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

Are you a Medical Student interested in becoming more involved in the NY Chapter ACP?

We are looking for qualified, enthusiastic members who want to participate in the NYACP Resident and Medical Student Committees. The Committees meet as needed to plan and execute educational and service programs for Resident and Medical Student members. If interested, please email Karen Tucker at

What do you gain?

  • Involvement with the Chapter from the beginning of your career
  • An opportunity to network with and be mentored by physician Masters, Fellows and Members
  • Include NYACP committee assignment on your CV
  • Fast track for advancement
  • Opportunities to serve in leadership Chapter and National ACP

NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting Poster Competition

Friday, February 6, 2015 - West Harrison, NY

Congratulations to the following NYACP Poster Competition Winners: 

Medical Student Clinical Vignette

     1st Place:     Adam Johnson, MS IV
     2nd Place:    Amy Spallone
     3rd Place:    Junaid Habibullah

Medical Student Research

     1st  Place:     Lu Chen, NY Methodist Hospital

June 2015 -ACP's IMpact -  Internal Medicine Newsletter for Medical Students
July 2015-
- ACP's IMpact -  Internal Medicine Newsletter for Medical Students

Medical Student Perspective: 10 Tips on How to Be Happy in Medical School

To some fellow medical students, happiness may be shrugged off as a weak emotion or a last priority. Other medical students would say that happiness is the key to making the medical school experience memorable and positive. I believe that to be happy is a wonderful feeling, and when I am happy, I am more efficient, productive, and enthusiastic. <<read more

Medical Resident Perspectives: Letter to a New Medical Student

IMIG Update:

The ACP IMIG Sponsorship Program provides funding and resources to internal medicine interest groups in U.S. medical schools.
Congratulations to all NY Medical Schools, we have reached 100% participation in the ACP's IMIG program for 2015!!

Have questions about the Internal Medicine Interest Group Sponsorship Program? Visit or e-mail

Which Career Path in Internal Medicine is Right for You?

These articles contain information about careers in Internal Medicine and is designed for medical and pre-medical students.

Need a Mentor?

If you have specific questions about scheduling your summer preceptorships, getting through the match, and preparing for clerkships and residency interviews, search the database and find a mentor who can provide the guidance and information you need. Mentors are College members, including Program Directors, Clerkship Directors, Chairs of Medicine, and practicing internists, and residents. Be matched with one today!

Find A Residency Program

Search this interactive residency database for information on all internal medicine, medicine-pediatric, and other combined programs in the United States and Canada. You must be an ACP member and log in using your ACP User name and password to access the database.


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.

Advocacy Internship

The NYACP Medical Student Advocacy Internship is a four week internship designed to give fourth-year Medical Students 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 7.13.15

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