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NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting-Live and Virtual

In response to the unexpected circumstances associated with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the NYACP Executive Committee has decided to transition the in-person conference to a virtual experience. We are working on a hybrid schedule of both online and recorded sessions. 

The New York Chapter American College of Physicians (NYACP) invites you to join your colleagues in Internal Medicine at the NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting. The live session will be held on Friday, October 9th (schedule below) and all paid attendee's will be given a link to view the recorded breakout sessions for CME Credit and MOC points.

Friday, October 9, 2020- NYACP Annual Virtual Live Scientific Meeting




  8:00 - 8:15   AM


  Naveed Masani, MD, FACP
  Education Committee Chair

  8:15 -  9:15  AM

     When We Do Harm, Medical Errors and Condition

  Danielle Ofri, MD, FACP

  9:25- 9:55    AM

     ACP Update in Healthcare Policy

  Robert Doherty, SVP ACP

 10:00- 10:30 AM

     5 Thinks Physicians Need to Survive and Thrive in 2021

  Marc Adler, MD, FACP           

10:40 - 11:40 AM

      Panel: SGLT-2 Inhibitor and Cardiovascular Risk in 

  Maria Carney, MD, FACP- Facilitator
  Naveed Masani, MD, FACP
  Nisha Jhalani, MD
  Cindy Bredefeld, MD, FACP

 11:50 - 12:50 PM

     How to Avoid Medical Liability Lawsuits

  Russell Corker, Esq. and Al Mercado, Esq.











Recorded Breakout Sessions will be available online following the meeting on October 9th!

  • Out of Office Blood Pressure Monitoring and How it Impacts Patients - David Anstey, MD
  • Chemotherapy 101 - Marc Braunstein, MD
  • The Pharmacology of Aging: Polypharmacy and Role for Deprescribing - TS Dharmarajan, MD, MACP
  • 10 Life Threatening Things in an Office EKG-Kerry Esquitin, MD, FACP
  • Vaping Panel - Viren Kaul MD, FACP & Susan Urban, MD, FACP
  • Diabetes Management - Stanislaw Klek, MD
  • Happiness and Living with Purpose -Parag Mehta, MD, FACP
  • Point of Care Ultrasound - Ashutossh Naaraayan, MD,
  • Obesity and Its Management- Connie Newman, MD, FACP

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - Scientific Meeting Awards Reception

NYACP Member Virtual Awards Reception - come join your colleagues for a complimentary virtual event to celebrate your colleagues, poster winners and small discussion groups on the following topics:

-Women's Issues
-Medical Student Roundtable
-COVID Forum

Please use Registration Form to RSVP for the Awards Reception.


Danielle Ofri, MD, FACP
Keynote Speaker

Marc Adler, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Robert Doherty
American College of Physicians

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

David Edmund Anstey, MD
Columbia University Medical Center

Kerry Esquitin, MD, FACP
Columbia University Medical Center

 Ashutossh Naaraayan, MD
Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital

Marc Braunstein, MD
NYU Winthrop Hospital

Viren Kaul, MD, FACP
Critical Care Medicine, Crouse Hospital 

Connie Newman, MD, FACP
NYU Langone School of Medicine

Cindy Bredefeld, DO, FACE
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Stanislaw Klek, MD
NYU Winthrop University Hospital
Danielle Ofri, MD, FACP
Bellevue Hospital
Russell Corker, Esq.
Law Offices of Russell Corker, P.C.

Naveed Masani, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Nisha Jhalani, MD
Columbia University

TS Dharmarajan, MD, MACP
Montefiore Medical Center (Wakefield)


Parag Mehta, MD, FACP
NY Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Susan Urban, MD, FACP
NYU Langone  Health

Program Details

8:00 am - Welcome and Introductions
12:50 pm - Program Concludes

Who Should Attend? 

  • Internists (General & Subspecialty);
  • Family Practitioners;
  • Fellows in Subspecialty Training;
  • Residents; 
  • Medical Students;
  • Allied Health Professionals

How to Register for the Annual Scientific Meeting  

Register Here!

The registration fee is a one time fee for $50 per member, $100 for non-member and free for medical students. This fee includes all live and recorded content.
Thursday evening zoom reception is free to all members!

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

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

Naveed Masani, MD, FACP, Education Committee Chair       Chris Paras, DO, FACP
Victoria Bengualid, MD, FACP   Tejas Patel, MD, FACP
Heather Bennett, JD, PhD   Raymond Phillips, MD, FACP
Marc Braunstein, MD   John Sellick, DO, FACP
Cindy Bredefeld, DO, FACE, FACP   Zubin Tharayil, MD
Kerry Esquitin, MD, FACP   Nidhish Tiwari, MBBS, FACP
John Hall, MD, FACP   Karen Tucker LaBello
Viren Kaul, MD, FACP   Susan Urban, MD, FACP
Parag Mehta, MD, FACP   Mone Zaidi, MD, MACP
Connie Newman,MD, FACP    







CME Accreditation: October 9 and Recorded Webinars 

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 12 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
Successful completion of the CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 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: Virtual Poster Competition                                                               

The Chapters popular poster competition is scheduled online Thursday, September 24 & October 1, 2020 via zoom.  This abstract competition is now open and abstracts are now being accepted online.  The winners of the poster competition will be announced during the virtual reception on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 6 pm.

Exhibitor Information - Thank you to our Supporters - New online virtual exhibitor information coming shortly! 

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.

Please contact Karen Tucker LaBello at the New York Chapter Office at 518-427-0366 email klabello@nyacp.org for more details.

Last Updated 6.17.20


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