NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting-Saturday, June 2, 2018

Hilton Westchester Hotel - Earn up to 7.5 CME Credits™ and 30 MOC points!

Congratulations to the 2018 NYACP
Laureate Winners!

  • John Hall, MD, FACP
  • John Fudyma, MD, FACP
  • Susan Lane, MD, FACP
  • Michael LoCurcio, MD, FACP
  • Todd Simon, MD, FACP

699 Westchester Avenue
Rye Brook, NY  10573

Annual Scientific Meeting Brochure

The New York Chapter American College of Physicians (NYACP) invites you to join your colleagues in Internal Medicine at the next NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting to be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the Westchester Hilton Hotel in Rye Brook, New York.  Customize your meeting schedule and attend the sessions that most interest you while earning CME credits and Maintenance of Certification credits.



NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting - June 2, 2018

7:00 am   Registration & Exhibits & Poster Viewing
8:00 am   Welcome and Introductions
Naveed Masani, MD, FACP, Program and Education Committee Chair
Lawrence Phillips, MD, FACP, NYACP-Program Planning Committee Chair


8:15 - 8:45 am

8:45 - 9:15 am



"Top Ten Annals of Medicine Articles that Impacted my Practice"
Stephan Kamholz, MD, MACP

Marc Adler, MD, FACP

9:15-9:45 am
Break / Poster Viewing and Judging / Meet with Exhibitors
9:45 - 12:00  pm  

ABIM MOC Session 1 :
a. 2017-18 Update in Cardiovascular Disease
    Kerry Esquitin, MD, FACP & Anjori Bhatia Dunbar MD

b. 2017-18 Update in Endocrinology
     Stanislaw Klek, MD

9:45  - 10:45 am  

Breakouts Session I:

c. SGLT2 Inhibitors: Clinical Implications and Review of Cardiovascular Outcome Trials
      Cindy Bredefeld, DO

d. Opioid Epidemic - Disorder and Treatment
    Kelly Ramsey, MD, FACP

10:45 - 11:45 am

Concurrent Breakout Session 2:

e. Application of PCSK9 Inhibitors in Clinical Practice
     Cindy Bredefeld, DO

f. Gene Therapy & Editing
    Louis Aledort, MD, MACP

12:00 - 12:30pm

12:30 - 1:30 pm


Lunch / Chapter Business / Networking / Meet with Exhibitors

Small Group Teachings

12:30 - 2:30 pm  

ABIM MOC Session 2:
g. 2017-18 Update in Endocrinology (repeated)
   Stanislaw Klek, MD

h. 2017-18 Update in Infectious Disease
    John Sellick, DO, FACP

1:30 - 2:30 pm   Concurrent Breakout Session 3:

i. Immunotherapy for Neoplasia
   Josh Brody, MD

j. Prostate Cancer - To Treat or Not to Treat?
    Philippa Cheetham, MD

2:30 - 3:30 pm



Concurrent Breakout Session 4:

k. The Approach of Musculoskeletal Injuries: Things Internist Should Know
    Ralph Della Ratta, MD, FACP & Kevin Curley, MD, FACP

l. Use of Decision Support Tools in Cardiac Imaging
    Lawrence Phillips MD, FACP & Mallory Barnett, MD

2:30 - 4:30 pm  

ABIM MOC Session 3:
m. 2017-18  Update in Gastroenterology
Niket Sonpal, MD, FACP

 n. 2017-18 Update in Nephrology
Naveed Masani, MD, FACP











































Faculty | Top
Faculty Bios

Marc Adler, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Kevin Curley, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Calvin Q. Pan, MD, MACP
NYU Langone Health

Louis Aledort, MD, MACP
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Ralph Della Ratta, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Lawrence Phillips, MD, FACP
NYU  Langone Health

Mallory Barnett, MD
NYU Langone  Health

Kerry Donegan Esquitin, MD, FACP
Columbia University Medical Center

Stanislaw Klek, MD
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Anjori Bhatia, MD
Columbia University Medical Center

Stephen Kamholz, MD, MACP
Maimonides Medical Center

Kelly Ramsey, MD, FACP
HRH Care Community Health

Cindy Bredefeld, DO
NYU/Winthrop University Hospital

Linda Lambert, CAE
NY Chapter ACP
John Sellick, DO, FACP
University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Dentistry
Joshua Brody, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Naveed Masani, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Niket Sonpal, MD, FACP
Brookdale University Medical Center

Philippa Cheetham, MD
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Parag Mehta, MD, FACP
NY Methodist Hospital


Program Details

Sponsor Information

Interested in Exhibiting at the NYACP Annual Meeting?

Please Contact Karen Tucker LaBello at klabello@nyacp.org or call

Exhibitor Brochure

7:00 am - Registration Opens/Poster Viewing and Exhibitors
4:30 pm - Program Concludes

Who Should Attend? | Top

  • Internists (General & Subspecialty);
  • Family Practitioners;
  • Fellows in Subspecialty Training;
  • Residents; 
  • Medical Students;
  • Allied Health Professionals

How to Register for the Annual Scientific Meeting  | Top

Online Registration open now!

To register by phone - please contact the Chapter office at 518-427-0366.

Planning Committee | Top

A very special thank you to the NYACP Planning Committee Members:

  • Naveed Masani, MD, FACP, Program and Education Committee Chair
  • Lawrence Phillips, MD, FACP - Program Planning Co-Committee Chair
  • Victoria Bengualid, MD, FACP
  • Calvin Q. Pan, MD, FACP
  • Tejas Patel, MD, FACP
  • Chris Paras, DO, FACP
  • Raymond Phillips, MD, FACP
  • John Sellick, DO, FACP
  • Kelly Ramsey, MD, FACP
  • Nidhish Tiwari, MBBS

CME Accreditation | Top

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for maximum of 7.50 of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

How to Register for ABIM Maintenance of Certification Modules (MOC)  - 

Obtain credit toward your American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC) on Saturday, June 2, 2108 at the Annual Chapter Meeting. New York ACP faculty will present ABIM Self Evaluation Process Modules on :

  • 2017-18  Update in Endocrinology
  • 2017-19 Update in Cardiovascular Disease
  • 2017-18 Update in Infectious Disease
  • 2017-18 Update in Nephrology
  • 2017-18 Update in Gastroenterology

Each ABIM MOC module contains approximately 30  multiple-choice questions to be completed through group discussion and with the help of an automated audience response system. Upon completion of the session, attendees will be able to submit their answers to ABIM for scoring and points toward the self-evaluation of knowledge requirement associated with the MOC Program. You can earn 10 MOC points for each MOC session you attend for a total of 30 MOC points for taking all three sessions!

Advance registration will be required. The fee for each Learning Session is $60.

To participate in this session:

  • Register in advance by completing the NYACP Annual Chapter Scientific Meeting registration form in the brochure or online; select the ABIM SEP Modules; and submit registration fees to NYACP.
  • If you are enrolled in the ABIM MOC process you may order your SEP modules from ABIM at www.abim.org/online or call (800) 441-2246 prior to the session to expedite receiving credit for the SEP modules from ABIM.
  • You may bring your modules with you to the Learning Session; note that we will provide all course registrants with a printed version of the SEP modules, on site.
    After the Learning Session  - Save your answers! You will need them to complete the module and earn credit.
  • Submit your answers to ABIM for MOC credit after the Learning Session via the ABIM Web site (for immediate results).
  • For more information about ABIM’s MOC program visit www.abim.org/moc/ or call (800) 441-2246.

Resident & Medical Student Activities                                                                  
 The Chapters popular poster competition is scheduled for Residents and Medical Students in the morning! This abstract competition is closed and abstracts are being graded by reviewers.  The winners of the poster competition will be announced during lunch and posted on the Chapter's Website.

Overnight Accommodations | Top                                                                               

Hilton Westchester Hotel
699 Westchester Avenue
Rye Brook, NY  10573

The Chapter has secured a group rate of $149 per night. To make your overnight reservation:
Online: https://aws.passkey.com/e/49221200
Phone: 914-939-6300 and mention code NYCACP

Thank you to our Supporters! Top     

The NYACP Annual Conference gives you a unique prime opportunity to collaborate and meet physicians in practice and to market your brand and discuss your services. This interactive environment puts you in close proximity to our educational events where physicians can be informed of your services and you can develop potential relationships.

Exhibitor Prospectus

Are you interested in Exhibiting - please review the Exhibitor Prospectus or go online to the NYACP Sponsor Form for Exhibitor payment information

Please contact Karen Tucker LaBello at the New York Chapter Office at 518-427-0366 email klabello@nyacp.org for more details.

Last Updated 4.3.18


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