Committees & Task Forces
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 Awards and Recognitions Committee is composed of the Chapter’s Executive Committee members. This Committee meets annually to select nominees for ACP National Awards and Mastership, and determines any local Chapter awards to be given at the Annual Scientific Sessions, including Laureate awards and others.
Committee Chair: Current Chapter President (Louis Snitkoff, MD, FACP)
The Budget and Finance Committee serves all three of the Chapter’s corporations, and includes the Treasurer of each of the corporations in addition to other non officer members. The Budget and Finance Committee meets three times per year to oversee the Chapter’s finances, to draft and recommend an annual budget to the Council/Board, and to review recommendations of the auditors Chapter Council and investment counselors.
Committee Chair: Robert McCann, MD, MACP
The Bylaws Committee meets on an ad hoc basis as needed to review and update the Chapter’s bylaws, make recommendations for approval of changes to the Council/Board.
Committee Chair: John Maese, MD, MACP
Committee Chair: Naveed Masani, MD, FACP
Health and Public Policy Committee
Chair: Linda Efferen, MD, FACP
Chair: Mitchell Adler, MD, FACP
Chair: Inderpal Chhabra, MD, FACP
Chair: Joseph Wayne, MD, MACP
Member Engagement Committee
Chair: Pamela Sullivan, MD, FACP
The mission of the NYACP 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. The committee is charged with serving as an educational resource for NYACP members; serving as the central forum for linking all quality initiatives within the Chapter; communicating with Council and membership regarding ongoing quality and patient safety initiatives; participating in quality and patient safety project development and decision making with other partners; serving as a physician advocate and resource for evaluation of quality and patient safety measurement programs; and evaluating possible new quality and patient safety initiatives and requests for Chapter support.
Chair: Marla Koroly, MD, FACP
Chair: Niket Sonpal, MD, FACP
Each of the New York Chapter's 16 Districts has its own District Educational Planning Committee. Each Committee is charged with planning and executing local events within their district. To find out more about Chapter districts, please click here.
Early Career Physicians Task Force
Chair: Ankita Sagar, MD, FACP
Geriatrics Task Force
Chair: Paula Lester, MD, FACP
Chair: Larry Faltz, MD, MACP
The Resolutions Task Force works individually with members of the Chapter to mentor the development of resolutions for formal action.
The Volunteerism Task Force promotes community service and public health activities within local districts and regions of the Chapter and reviews National initiatives to encourage volunteer engagement.
Chair: John Maese, MD, MACP
Chair: Lynn Cleary, MD, MACP
The Well-Being Task Force will organize assessments regarding burnout and well-being for NYACP members, conduct educational programs across the state, partner with other organizations to foster regional programs that enhance well-being and professional satisfaction and will make recommendations to the Executive Committee regarding sustainability of these efforts.