NYACP Scientific Meeting

Friday, October 11, 2019 - ABIM MOC Pre-Courses
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Westchester Hilton Hotel
699 Westchester Avenue
Rye Brook, New York  10573

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CALL FOR NYACP COUNCIL NOMINATIONS
The New York Chapter American College of Physicians is currently soliciting nominations for the following 7 Council positions … a 3-year term beginning April 2020:

          (1) Manhattan District Councilor to replace Sung Wu Sun MD FACP
          (2) Brooklyn/Queens/Staten Island Region Councilor-At-Large to replace Todd Simon MD FACP
          (3) Staten Island District Councilor to replace Gerald DiMaso MD FACP
          (4) Suffolk District Councilor to replace Paul Maccaro MD FACP
          (5) Hudson Valley Central District Councilor to replace Imtiaz Mallick MD FACP
          (6) Upstate Region Councilor-At-Large to replace Jeffrey Sneider MD FACP
          (7) Southern Tier District Councilor to replace Amr Shady MD FACP

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Eligibility Criteria:

  • The nominee must be a FELLOW or MASTER of the College (FACP or MACP)
  • The nominee’s ACP mailing address and zip code must be in the district or region where the seat is open

How to Submit: 

  • BioSketch Form (in lieu of a CV) MUST be used for all candidate submissions
  • Individuals may nominate themselves
  • A completed BioSketch Form can be submitted by mail to:  NYACP, ATT: Loretta Ponesse CAE, 744 Broadway, Albany NY  12207 or by email:  lponesse@nyacp.org or
  • Complete the Online Biosketch Form

The deadline to submit nominations to the Nominations Committee is Monday, September 30, 2019
 


 

Opioid and Substance Abuse Disorder Resources: NYACP Members can earn a $500 honorarium

The College has partnered with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and a coalition of national professional organizations on two SAMHSA-funded initiatives, the Provider Clinical Support System (PCSS) and Opioid Response Network programs, to combat the opioid crisis.  As a part of these programs, ACP hosted a virtual quality improvement chronic pain leadership-training program in May of 2019, due to the success of this event, we have decided to offer a second round of training, details of which are below:

  •  A 2 hour webinar providing an overview on how to apply ACP’s QI methodology to improve chronic pain management and safe opioid prescribing on November 20, 2019.
  •  A series of 4 coaching calls with expert QI faculty to support implementation of a QI project focused on chronic pain management through January 2020.
  •  Participants will be asked to submit a summary report of program outcomes to ACP no later than January 31, 2020.

 Interested participants should apply through the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PBMTPHP

  • Program Application Criteria: New participants may apply (participation in the May virtual training disqualifies you from applying again)
  • A $500 honorarium will be provided to selected participants

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Julia Thayer at jthayer@acponline.org.



 

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