NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting


Hilton Westchester Hotel

699 Westchester Avenue
Rye Brook, NY  10573

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 Friday, October 11 - Saturday, October 12, 2019 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 points!

MOC Pre-Course Brochure - Friday, October 11, 2019

Scientific Meeting Brochure- Saturday, October 12, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019 - Scientific Meeting Pre-Courses:

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ABIM MOC Module: 2019-20 Update in Hospital Medicine
Parag Mehta, MD, FACP & Jitendra Barmecha, MD, FACP
(Earn 10 AMA PRA Category 1 CME CreditsTM and 10 MOC points)
1:00  pm -   3:00 pm 
ABIM MOC Module: 2019-20 Update in Internal Medicine
Tejas Patel, MD, FACP & Nicholas Berbari, MD, FACP
(Earn 10 AMA PRA Category 1 CME CreditsTM and 10 MOC points)
4:00 pm -    6:00 pm
Million Dollar Claims Session hosted by MLMIC
(Earn 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CMETM Credits!)


Saturday, October 12, 2019 - NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting

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


8:15 - 9:15 am



The Technology of Healthcare: Artificial Intelligence
Daniel Barchi, CIO, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Pat Hale, MD, FACP, Past-Chair, Informatics Committee, ACP

9:15 - 9:30 am
Break / Poster Viewing and Judging / Meet with Exhibitors
9:30-10:30 am  

Breakout Session I:

a. Direct Oral Anticoagulants: Pearls & Pitfalls
Andrew Dunn, MD, MACP

b. Women’s Health: Cardiovascular issues in Pregnancy
Sonia Tolani, MD

c. Point of Care Ultrasound
Ashutossh Naaraayan, MD, FACP

10:40-11:40 am  

Breakouts Session II:

d. Genes, Diseases and New Medicines
    Mone Zaidi, MD, MACP

e. Managing of Osteoporosis
    Stanislaw Klek, MD

f. Evidence Based Management of Hypertension in 2019
   Naveed Masani, MD, FACP

9:45 - 11:45 am

Residents Track

A.  Leadership In Medicine
      Louis Aledort, MD, MACP and Viren Kaul, MD

B.  Burnout and Physician Wellness
    Connie Newman, MD, FACP

11:45 pm

12:00 - 12:30 pm


Lunch / Chapter Business / Networking / Meet with Exhibitors

MACRA Update
Marc Adler, MD, FACP

12:30 - 1:30 pm  

Roundtable Discussion (choose onsite)

a. Volunteer Table-John Maese, MD, MACP
b. Leadership in Medicine-Chris Elsayad, MD, MBA, FACP
c. Career Planning Prep for Medical Students-Niket Sonpal, MD, FACP
d. Career Planning Prep for Residents - Marc Braunstein, MD
e.  Career Planning Prep for Early / Mid- Career Physicians-Heather Bennett, JD, PhD

12:30 - 1:30 pm  

Breakout Session III

g. The Evolving Role of Aspirin in Primary Cardiovascular Prevention
    Qi Liu, MD

h. Update in Lipid Management
   Cindy Bredefeld, MD, FACE

i. Musculoskeletal Diagnosis Utilizing History and Physical Examination:
    Focus on spine
Ralph Della Ratta, MD, FACP
    Kevin Curley, MD, FACP

1:40 - 2:40 pm




Breakout Session IV

j. Population Health
   Moro Salifu, MD, MACP

k. Women’s Health: Diabetes and Cardiac Problems
      Connie Newman, MD, FACP

l. Medical Marijuana
       Kelly Ramsey, MD, FACP

2:50 - 3:30 pm  

Final Plenary: Avoiding Medical Liability Suits
Michael Schoppmann, Esq.
Russell Corker, Esq.
Al Mercado, Esq

Faculty | Top
Faculty Bios

Marc Adler, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Andrew Dunn, MD, MACP
Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai

Ashutossh Naaraayan, MD
Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital

Louis Aledort, MD, MACP
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Pat Hale, MD, FACP
Chair, Informatics Committee, ACP

Connie Newman, MD, FACP
NYU Langone School of Medicine

Daniel Barchi, Group Sr. Vice President
and Chief Information Officer
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital

Viren Kaul, MD
Pulmonary Medicine, Crouse Medical Practice
Critical Care Medicine, Crouse Hospital 

Kelly Ramsey, MD, FACP
HRH Care Community Health
Cindy Bredefeld, DO, FACE
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Stanislaw Klek, MD
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Moro Salifu, MD, MACP
SUNY Downside Medical Center

Russsell Corker, Esq.
Law Offices of Russell Corker, P.C.

Qi Liu, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
Michael Schoppmann, Esq.
Fager, Amsler, Keller & Schoppmann, LLP
Kevin Curley, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Naveed Masani, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Sonia Tolani, MD
Columbia University Medical Center

Ralph Della Ratta, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Al Mercado, Esq.
Fager, Amsler, Keller & Schoppmann LLP

Mone Zaidi, MD, MACP
Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai

Program Details

7:00 am - Registration Opens/Poster Viewing and Exhibitors
3:50 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

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

Planning Committee | Top

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

  • Naveed Masani, MD, FACP, Program and Education Committee Chair
  • Victoria Bengualid, MD, FACP
  • Cindy Bredefeld, DO, FACE
  • Kerry Esquitin, MD, FACP
  • Robert Faillace, MD, FACP
  • Nick Fitterman, MD, MACP
  • John Hall, MD, FACP
  • Viren Kaul, MD
  • Linda Lambert, CAE
  • Parag Mehta, MD, FACP
  • Connie Newman,MD, FACP
  • Calvin Q. Pan, MD, FACP
  • Chris Paras, DO, FACP
  • Tejas Patel, MD, FACP
  • Raymond Phillips, MD, FACP
  • Kelly Ramsey, MD, FACP
  • John Sellick, DO, FACP
  • Zubin Tharayil, MD
  • Nidhish Tiwari, MBBS, FACP

CME Accreditation: October 12, 2019 only | 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 6.50 of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

MOC Statement- October 12, 2019 only
Successful completion of the CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.5 MOC points in Medical Knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credit claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

To claim MOC points for this activity, the ABIM requires that learners be enrolled in their MOC program. The ABIM also requires learners complete a comprehensive evaluation (e.g. quiz) of the learning that took place. Quiz questions are based on the meeting material, a minimum score of 60% is required to claim MOC points, and multiple attempts are permitted. If you have an questions about claiming MOC points, please contact ACP. If you have any questions about the MOC program, please contact the ABIM.

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

The Chapter is also excited to include in this year's agenda special track just for Residents. We hope you will take advantage of these specifically designed courses for your peer group!

Overnight Accommodations | Top                                                                               

Hilton Westchester Hotel
699 Westchester Avenue
Rye Brook, NY  10573

The Chapter has secured a group rate of $159 per night. To make your overnight reservation: Room Block is now closed, please call hotel for best rate.

Phone: 914-939-6300 and mention code NYCACP

Exhibitor Information - 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 9.18.19


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