Medical Students

NYACP represents over 2,000 medical students in New York. Together, we can help you define the right career path, participate in educational and CV building activities, connect with mentors and peers, learn the advocacy process and keep you up to date with social media and communications.  Use this page to access resources that will guide you from MS1 through the Match!

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Meet NYACP's 2022/23 Medical Student Council/Board Representative

A Medical Student Council/Board Representative is appointed every April, attends 3 Council/Board meetings, is a leader of the medical student committee and, most importantly, contributes with voice and the medical student perspective.  Click here to learn more about the role. 

Anusha Agarwal

Anusha Agarwal
Albany Medical College '23

Anusha Agarwal is a fourth-year medical student at Albany Medical College. She is in the 7-year accelerated BS/MD Physician-Scientist Program, through which she graduated summa cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

She pursued her interests in Medical Education by serving on the Curriculum Review Committee for the past three years to enhance the academic experience of incoming medical students. She also helped pioneer one of the first telemedicine research projects at Albany Med aimed to enhance virtual care services for patients and clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anusha and the telemedicine team presented their work at the National ACP conference in 2021, where they won the e-poster competition. Combining her passion for medical education and quality improvement, Anusha now serves on the Integrating Learners workgroup of the Telemedicine Committee at Albany Med, through which she is collaborating with Faculty to develop curriculum for Medical Students and Residents for telemedicine training.

Anusha's full bio

NYACP Medical Student Committee Members 2022/23

Albany Medical College

Anusha Agarwal
Sarah Theiner

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Michelle Toker
Minh Tao Vo

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Cole Khamnei
Varun Sundunagunta

CUNY School of Medicine

Yaathika Challapalli
Rachelle Monteau

Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Suvruta Iruvanti
Vladislav Izda

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Jiho Sohn

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

Jyoti Bhattarai
Madiha Kahn

New York Medical College

Joshua Hsu

NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Christopher Nmai

NYU Long Island School of Medicine

Santiago Luis

Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University

Alan Abboud
Samuel Soff

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Salvatore Volpe
Aniqa Shah

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Catherine Spivak
Kiersten Kennedy
Rohan Gupta

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Julio Palomera

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Davy Ran

Weill Cornell Medical School

Tahj Blow

Zucker School of Medicine

Kristen John
Samantha Donovan
Bhakti Patel


NYACP Abstract Competitions

NYACP sponsors local abstract competitions in the fall and spring that offer medical students an opportunity to compete with peers from across New York State.  Collaborate with your program director, discuss research or clinical experiences and formally write an abstract for professional review. (How to Prepare GREAT Abstract and Poster Presentations) Add your submission to your CV as a scholarly activity!

Winners from each division receive an expense paid trip to the present their poster at the ACP National IM Meeting!

Congratulations to our Spring 2022 Poster Presenter Winners!

NYACP Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Forum - May 27, 2022

Spring 2022 Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Poster Book



Medical Student Clinical Vignette

Madiha Khan- NYIT, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ania Stolarczyk- Univ. of Rochester Medical Center

Medical Student Research

Katherine Loboda - NYU Langone Health

Resident and Fellow, Medical Student Quality, Patient Safety and Advocacy

Einas Bararseh - University at Buffalo

Shabari Shenoy - Icahn School of Medicine-Morningside West
2nd  (Tie)
Laura Rivera Boadla, MD & Hammad Bhatti, MD - Maimonides Medical Center Hospital



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Last Updated 7.11.22

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