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NYACP Poster Competition - Saturday, June 4, 2016

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.

Competition Rules and Forms:

Save the Date!

The next NYACP Poster competition will be Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City! The online abstract submission form will be open by Friday, June 10, 2016.

NYACP Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Forum Winners!

Medical Student Poster Winners

Congratulations to the following NYACP Poster Presentation Winners:

Medical Student Clinical Vignette

     1st Place:      Ian Kratzke - SUNY Upstate Medical University
     2nd Place:    John Kim - SUNY Upstate Medical University
     3rd Place:     Jacienta Paily - University at Buffalo - Catholic Health Systems

Medical Student Research

     1st  Place:     Lindsay Wahl - University at Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
     2nd Place:    Polina Pinkhasova - NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
     3rd Place:     Sonika Raj - Albany Medical College


Patient Safety and Outcomes

     1st  Place:     Renee Barlev - Winthrop University Hospital

Medical Student Perspective: 10 Keys to Succeeding in Medical School - check out the feature article in the ACP's Impact!

10. Showing up counts. Body and mind wellness are more linked than we realize at times. More...

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

April 2016 - ACP's Impact-Internal Medicine Newsletter for Medical Students
March 2016
February 2016

Roadmap to Residency: Understanding the Process of Getting Into Residency

The AAMC has published an updated version of the Roadmap to Residency, a guide to preparing for and applying to residency. The publication outlines resources to help medical students find detailed information about residency programs, and includes data on specialties, when to take licensing exams, loan options, and the interview process.  Read More

Understanding Internal Medicine: A Guide for Medical Students

What is internal medicine? How is it different from other specialties? How is internal medicine training structured? What are the internal medicine subspecialties? Explore ACP's free resource: Understanding Internal Medicine: A Guide for Medical Students for more details on these key questions that will aid you in deciding on your career path.

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.

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.

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 3.23.16

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