Develop your leadership path and get involved by serving on the Chapter's various committees and task forces. A committee has permanent standing, whereas a task force meets as needed to address specific, time-limited issues. Most committees and task forces meet at least two times per year via conference call.
For information on any of our committees or task forces please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Committees (in alpha order)
Task Forces (in alpha order)
*These committees and task forces are not currently accepting volunteers
The ACP Awards and Nominations Committee is composed of the Chapter’s Executive Committee members. This Committee selects nominees for ACP National Awards and Mastership.
Committee Chair: Current Chapter President (Maria Torroella Carney, MD, FACP)
The Budget and Finance Committee serves both of the Chapter’s corporations and includes the C-3 and C-6 Treasurers in addition to other non-officer members. The Committee meets to oversee Chapter finances, draft and recommend an annual budget to the Council/Board, and review recommendations received from the Chapter’s accounting and investment experts.
Committee Chair: Robert McCann, MD, MACP
Committee Chair: John Maese, MD, MACP
Committee Chair: Naveed Masani, MD, FACP
Health and Public Policy Committee
Chair: Kellin King, MD, FACP
The Health Information Technology Committee’s mission is to disseminate information, educate our members and advocate for all physicians about the status of Health IT in New York State, and address concerns at the local, regional, state, and/or federal level.
Chair: Curtis Cole, MD, FACP
Chair: Inderpal Chhabra, MD, FACP
Chair: Joseph Wayne, MD, MACP
Member Engagement Committee
Chair: Viren Kaul, MD, FACP
The mission of the Quality and Patient Safety Committee is to educate members on quality trends and initiatives, to guide the Chapter in quality project and improvement activities, and to provide members with resources and tools for incorporating quality improvement, patient safety and outcomes initiatives into their practice.
Chair: Smita Bakhai, MD, FACP
Chair: Niket Sonpal, MD, FACP
The Well-Being Committee will assess tools and resources to address burnout and well-being, conduct educational programs across the state, partner with other organizations to foster regional programs that enhance well-being and professional satisfaction and make recommendations to the Executive Committee regarding sustainability of these efforts. Members of this task force are trained ACP Well-Being Champions who can work “to assist … members, practices and organizations in combating burnout and informing them of [ACP’s] national efforts to improve the practice environment.”
Chair: Lynn Cleary, MD, MACP
Each of the New York Chapter's 16 Districts has an appointed District President (DP) and is charged with planning and executing local events and activities. The DP often works with a local Planning Committee and other local Chapter leaders.
Chair: Local Statewide District Presidents
NYACP recognizes diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential to the pursuit of our mission. The Chapter will actively work to achieve these objectives through member recruitment, engagement and recognition; sponsorship and mentorship; leadership development; volunteerism; and training in cultural competency.
Chair: Moro Salifu, MD, MACP
Early Career Physicians Task Force
Chair: Ankita Sagar, MD, FACP and Harvir Gambhir, MD, FACP
Geriatrics Task Force
Chair: Paula Lester, MD, FACP
The Resolutions Task Force works with Chapter members to mentor the development of resolutions for formal action.
Chair: Larry Faltz, MD, MACP
The Volunteer Task Force identifies and promotes community service and public health activities within local NYACP districts and regions and reviews national initiatives to encourage volunteer engagement.
Chair: John Maese, MD, MACP