As we put 2020 in the rearview mirror and look forward to a brighter 2021, especially with the COVID vaccine on the way and optimism for a healthier future, the Chapter would like to help you navigate the resources available to you on the Chapter's COVID -19 Resource page.  With one click, you can find up-to-date information on vaccine related information and notes from the Governor's Daily Updates. We have included pertinent links from ACP, NYS DOH, the Federal Government and more! 

If you missed it, check out ACP's Presidents Message from January: Channeling the 'Fauci Effect".

NYACP and MLMIC - A Valuable Partnership and Member Benefit
The NY Chapter ACP sincerely appreciates and values their long-standing partnership with MLMIC! 
MLMIC continues to keep insureds informed and updated via email blasts, website updates, blog, and social media.  Links for all members to make note of include:

 Also, for those insureds who face challenges to their practice due to COVID-19, MLMIC continues to offer the following: 

  • MLMIC’s toll free 24/7 Legal Hotline – (855) FAKS-LAW (1-855-325-7529) can help address many questions or concerns that may arise.
  • MLMIC staff remains directly available via phone (800) ASK-MLMIC (1-800-275-6564) and every effort will be made to handle inquiries and answer questions regarding claims, coverages and policies on an immediate basis.

Wishing all NYACP members a happy, healthy, safe and peaceful New Year!

Members in the News:

TS Dharmarajan, MD,  Master of the College and member of the NY Chapter's Geriatrics Task Force recently had the following article published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association:
Controversies in Care: The Use and Misuse of Proton Pump Inhibitors: An Opportunity for Deprescribing

Read the full article here

New York State Chapter American College of Cardiology Mentorship Program (NYACC)

The NYACC Diversity and Inclusion (D & I) Task Force has launched a Mentorship Program for residents and hospitalists interested in pursuing a career in cardiology. These mentees will be paired up with more seasoned cardiologists in an effort to build stronger pipelines into the cardiovascular profession. Program participants will be offered the opportunity to present a capstone project, such as a case study or an abstract, with their mentors in conjunction with an NYACC-sponsored event.

More Information

Apply Now

Call For Abstracts!

NYACP Abstract / E-Poster Competition

If you have worked on a research project or have an interesting clinical case, submit your abstract for a chance to present at the Spring NYACP E-Poster Competition!  Separate poster competitions for residents and medical students will be held for entries in the following categories: Research, Clinical Vignette and Quality.

Deadline to submit abstracts is Friday, January 22, 2021

Online Submission Forms are Now Available Here!

For more information click here

Save the Date!

Upstate District Joint Virtual Event:  The Road to a COVID Vaccine

January 13, 2021 • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

District Event LogoRegister HereAnn R. Falsey, MD

The COVID-19 vaccines have arrived and with them, questions.  Join us for a presentation and discussion with Ann Falsey, MD to address questions and assist you in providing guidance.  Dr. Falsey is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School Of Medicine and an Infectious Disease specialist.  
The focus of her research has been in the field of respiratory viral infections in adults.  Most recently, she was the lead researcher on COVID-19 Vaccine trials.

By participating in this event, you will:
1.  Understand the process of developing vaccines
2.  Understand the different types of COVID-19 vaccines
3.  Be familiar with the safety and efficacy of the RNA vaccines

Ready to Rank:  An informal meet and greet for applicants to NY State Residency Programs

January 21, 2021 • January 28, 2021 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sponsored by the NYACP Medical Student and Resident Committees

Are you applying to a NY State Residency Program in this year's match cycle? Join NYACP for an informal opportunity to talk to residents from programs throughout New York State about their residency experiences.  Students will be assigned to groups in Zoom breakout rooms.   Each group will meet with resident representatives from each participating program (accompanied by a moderator from NYACP).   Access to the event will close at 7:10 pm each night so, please log in on time to confirm your seat.  

Thursday, January 21, 2021
7pm - 9pm
Thursday, January 28, 2021
7pm - 9pm
  • Flushing Hospital (IM)
  • Northwell Health at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Hospital (IM)
  • Mount Sinai Morningside and West (IM)
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (IM)
  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center (IM)
  • Albany Medical Center (IM)
  • NYC Health and Hospitals Lincoln
  • NYC Health and Hospitals Queens 
  • NYU Langone (IM)
  • Maimonides (IM)
  • Westchester Medical Center (IM)

  Questions? Email Amanda Allen at

Recorded Webinar now available!
The Impact of COVID-19 on Housestaff and Educators

The NYACP Residents Committee recently sponsored a survey to Residents and Faculty that sought to identify the efficacy of educational approaches used during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring.

Dr's  Harvir Singh Gambhir MD, FACP  and Marc Braunstein, MD, PhD, FACP share insight into the following:

1. Review the survey data
2. Discuss implications of COVID-19 on medical education
3. Understand the ways to use the data to improve medical education during this pandemic

View recording here!

Did you miss the NYACP Annual Meeting?
You can still view all recordings and earn up to 12 CME Credits and 12 MOC points! ACP Member fee is $50 and you have until Spring 2021 to view your recordings and claim your credits.

Find all information on the NYACP Website!


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