CALL FOR NYACP COUNCIL NOMINATIONS
The New York Chapter American College of Physicians is currently soliciting nominations for the following 7 Council positions … a 3-year term beginning April 2020:
(1) Manhattan District Councilorto replace Sung Wu Sun MD FACP (2) Brooklyn/Queens/Staten Island Region Councilor-At-Largeto replace Todd Simon MD FACP (3) Staten Island District Councilorto replace Gerald DiMaso MD FACP (4) Suffolk District Councilorto replace Paul Maccaro MD FACP (5) Hudson Valley Central District Councilorto replace Imtiaz Mallick MD FACP (6) Upstate Region Councilor-At-Large to replace Jeffrey Sneider MD FACP (7) Southern Tier District Councilorto replace Amr Shady MD FACP
The deadline to submit nominations to the Nominations Committee is Monday, September 30, 2019.
Opioid and Substance Abuse Disorder Resources: NYACP Members can earn a $500 honorarium
The College has partnered with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and a coalition of national professional organizations on two SAMHSA-funded initiatives, the Provider Clinical Support System (PCSS) and Opioid Response Network programs, to combat the opioid crisis. As a part of these programs, ACP hosted a virtual quality improvement chronic pain leadership-training program in May of 2019, due to the success of this event, we have decided to offer a second round of training, details of which are below:
A 2 hour webinar providing an overview on how to apply ACP’s QI methodology to improve chronic pain management and safe opioid prescribing on November 20, 2019.
A series of 4 coaching calls with expert QI faculty to support implementation of a QI project focused on chronic pain management through January 2020.
Participants will be asked to submit a summary report of program outcomes to ACP no later than January 31, 2020.