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NYACP Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Forum: NYACP Annual 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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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 8.18.15

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