NYACP Meeting and Event Highlights

The New York Chapter ACP continues to offer value through multiple educational outlets to our member physicians, residents and medical students. Below is a snapshot of our activities and events just within the past year...one of our core missions is to promote and conduct research to enhance the quality of practice, the education and continuing education of internists, and the attractiveness of internal medicine to physicians and to the public.

By providing high quality, industry specific education programs, we continue to promote ACP and also, provide regional and statewide educational conferences, district events and online training. Check out the many educational opportunities we offered our members:

  • Online Training:  When NY State mandated all physicians to be trained on Managing Pain and Opioid Use within 1 year of receipt of your license and every 3 years thereafter, the Chapter worked in conjunction with Boston University to provide a convenient, free 3 hour online course to meet this requirement: Managing Pain and Opioid Use: An Educational Program on Compliance with NYS Prescribing Laws - over 68,000 physicians have taken the course - for more information: Scope of Pain.
     
  • NYACP Scientific Meeting - held once a year, this showcase event attracts over 350 member physicians, residents and medical students for a day of learning and networking. This program is designed by the Chapter's Education committee to develop a curriculum that engages members in current health issues and "hot topics" and we invite the most esteemed faculty! Our Resident and Medical Student members proudly display their posters for a chance to compete in the national ACP Competition. In 2018,  we offered both CME credits and MOC points - up to 30 each!   The 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Hilton Westchester Hotel in Rye Brook, New York- details coming soon!
     
  • District Meetings and Events - The Chapter continues to offer events on the local level - in 2017, there were 15 district meetings scheduled worth 12.5 CME Credits and 374 people attended these sessions. You can check out the Upcoming Events page for more information on a meeting or event near you this Fall!
     
  • Regional MOC Sessions - NYACP hosted 8 MOC sessions in 4 locations in 2017 worth a total of 80 ABIM MOC Points and 80 CME Credits - 102 people in total attended these courses.
     
  • Co-Sponsored Events: The Chapter continues to co-sponsor events with our industry partners - we co-sponsored 5 events in 2017 with 606 people attending these events.
     
  • Chapter Webinars (Live and Recorded):  The Chapter has hosted 9 webinars within the past year to over 150 attending the live version, and many have opted to view the recorded version at their convenience. Webinars can viewed on the Recorded Webinar page (must have NYACP log in to access - please contact Chapter office if you do not have one).
     
  • Weekend Board Review - Held every spring, this three-day comprehensive course is an excellent way to prepare for both IM Boards and ABIM IM Board Recertification. Held in Long Island this past Spring, we had 39 attendee's and in 2017 we had over 60 participants in Buffalo, New York.  The program is scheduled from Friday morning through Sunday evening for 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Our next Weekend Board Review will be in Spring of 2019 either in Buffalo or Rochester, NY.

Resident and Medical Student Activities

  • Resident and Medical Student Forum - Held annually and rotated throughout Upstate New York, this event attracts over 300 Residents and Medical Students! The next Resident and Medical Student Forum will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NYMore Information
     
    • Poster Competition: For Residents/Fellows and Medical Students - Online submission forms are coming soon for the upcoming abstract competition. The accepted abstracts will have the opportunity to present their poster at the Resident and Medical Student Forum. The poster winners will receive an expense paid trip to ACP to compete in the IM19 Competition.
       
    • Dr's Dilemma Competition  Don't miss out on the Chapter's premier Residency Program Competition! Up to16 teams competed last year for a chance to represent New York at the ACP IM18 Meeting. All slots are full for the next competition  - Click here for more information
       
  • IMIG Clubs - Medical Schools that apply to ACP for IMIG sponsorship will receive a check for $200, plus additional funding for each new medical student member. Information on the IMIG Sponsorship Program

Early Career Activities

  • Webinar Series - Members of the Early Career Physician Task Force are the process of creating a series of Webinars relevant to the Early Career Professional. The first webinar will be held on September 14th on the Legalities of an Employment Contract facilitated by Laurie Cohen, Esq.  Please check out the Chapter's Upcoming Events page for additional webinar information.

Sponsorship

  • District Events - The Chapter has many opportunities for sponsoring events. You can choose to sponsor a district dinner meeting or exhibit at a district event - more info here!
     
  • NYACP Scientific Meeting (October 12, 2019) - Many levels of sponsorship are available for the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. We are in the process of updating our exhibitor prospectus. You can sign up early to exhibit at the 2019 Scientific Meeting scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Hilton Westchester Hotel, 699 Westchester Avenue, Rye Brook, NY 10573 - Online Exhibitor Form Now Available!

ABIM MOC Program

  • MOC Regional and Annual Meeting Pre-Courses - The Chapter has been working with ABIM to make it more convenient for members to get the MOC points needed to recertify by offering multiple 2- hour ABIM SEP Courses with audience participation. Upon completion of these courses, you must log into your ABIM account to receive both MOC points and CME Credits. The Chapter offered 12 sessions in 2018 with over 450 members participating in the training. Additional information on ABIM and their new knowledge check-in assessments are available on the ABIM Website.
     

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Updated 8.15.18

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