2021 NYACP Scientific Meeting - Live and Online




Friday, October 8, 2021
& Thursday, October 7, 2021 - Annual Business Meeting and Virtual Awards Reception

The NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting will be online once again this Fall as COVID-19 and it's variants are still a viable threat to our members and colleagues.
This year's agenda will highlight challenges our members went through in the past year, along with exciting cutting edge breakout sessions.
You can view online and live, or watch the recordings at a later date.

You will have up to one year to claim CME Credit! 




Plenary Session


  8:00 - 8:15   AM


  Naveed Masani, MD, FACP
  Education Committee Chair

  8:15 -  9:15  AM

  Michael Ammazzalorso, MD, MACP Memorial Plenary 

  Innovations in COVID-19 Management and Long Hauler Patients

  • Evidence-Based Management of Long COVID-19
  • Thromboembolism: A Major Challenge in COVID Management
  • Immune Responses and Immunomodulation for COVID-19

Louis Aledort, MD, MACP
Naveed Masani, MD, FACP

 Peter Marks, MD, PhD
 Jeffrey Weitz, MD, FACP
 Manish Butte, MD, PhD

  9:15- 10:15    AM

   Past, Present and Future of Telemedicine

  • Treatment and Management of Chronic Illness
  • Small Practice Telehealth
  • Medical Legal Risk


Eric Goldberg, MD, FACP
Inderpal Chhabra, MD, FACP
Al Mercado, Esq.

 10:15-- 10:30 AM



10:30 - 11:00 AM

   Things We Learned During the Pandemic

 John Sellick, DO, FACP

11:00 - 11:45 AM

   Pandemic and Goals of Care 

  • Telemedicine for Goals of Care
  • Timely Implementation of  Advance Directives


Anita Szerszen, MD, FACP
TS Dharmarajan, MD, MACP

11:45 - 12:30 PM    Medical Education and Why It's Important for your Career Marc Braunstein, MD,FACP
Harvir Gambhir, MD, FACP





Afternoon Breakouts:

12:30 -1:30 PM 1:40 - 2:40 PM 2:45 - 3:45 PM

a.   Women's Health: Pre-conception Counseling in Primary Care
John Hall, MD, FACP

d.    Women's Health: Management  of Osteoporosis
Stanislaw Klek, MD


g.    Update on Lipid Management
Connie Newman, MD, FACP

b.    Tackling Dry Crackles: Approach to Interstitial Lung Disease for the Internist

Anthony Saleh, MD

e.    Pulmonary Medicine: Asthma and COPD
Viren Kaul, MD, FACP

h.    Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Oliver Panzer, MD

c.    Weighing in on Obesity Management: Diet, Pharmacotherapy and Surgery
Louis Aronne, MD, FACP

f.    COVID Guidelines for Hospitalists
Andrew Dunn, MD, MACP

i.    A Sticky Situation: Update on Anti-platelets and Anti-Coagulants in Cardiovascular Disease
Sahil Parikh, MD*


Louis Aledort, MD, MACP
Mount Sinai Health System

Andrew Dunn, MD, MACP
Mount Sinai Health System


Peter Marks, MD, PhD, FACP
Food and Drug Administration


John Sellick, DO, FACP
University of Buffalo School of Medicine

Louis Arrone, MD, FACP
Weill Cornell Medical College

Harvir Gambhir, MD, FACP
SUNY Upstate Medical University


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


Anita Szerszen, MD FACP
Northwell Health

Marc Braunstein, MD, FACP
NYU Winthrop Hospital
Eric Goldberg, MD, FACP
NYU Langone Health

Connie Newman, MD, FACP
NYU Langone School of Medicine

  Jeffrey Weitz, MD, FACP
McMaster University
Manish Butte, MD, PhD
UCLA Health Systems

John Hall, MD, FACP
R & B Medical Group

Oliver Panzer, MD
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Inderpal Chhabra, MD, FACP
Lefferts Medical

Viren Kaul, MD, FACP
Crouse Health

  Sahil Parikh, MD
Columbia University Medical Center

TS Dharmarajan, MD, MACP
Montefiore Medical Center

Stanislaw Klek, MD
NYU Langone Health


Anthony Saleh, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine



Program Details

8:00 am - Welcome and Introductions                             
12:00 pm - Lunch and learn
3:45 pm - Program Concludes

Who Should Attend? 

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


How to Register 

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


Naveed Masani, MD, FACP, Education Committee Chair         Connie Newman,MD, FACP    
Louis Aledort, MD, MACP     Calvin Pan, MD, MACP    
Heather Bennett, JD, PhD     Tejas Patel, MD, FACP    
Marc Braunstein, MD     Kelly Ramsey, MD, FACP    
Cindy Bredefeld, DO, FACE, FACP     Sushil Sagar, MD, FACP    
Kerry Esquitin, MD, FACP     John Sellick, DO, FACP    
Robert Faillace, MD, FACP     Nidhish Tiwari, MBBS, FACP    
Nick Fitterman, MD, MACP     Karen Tucker LaBello, CMP    
John Hall, MD, FACP     Susan Urban, MD, FACP    
Parag Mehta, MD, FACP     Nidhish Tiwari, MBBS, FACP    






Resident & Medical Student Activities:
   Virtual Poster Competition   


The Chapters popular poster competition is scheduled live and online Thursday, September 23 & September 30, 2021 via zoom.
 The winners of the poster competition will be announced during the virtual reception on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 6 pm.

 Sponsorship Information - Thank you to our Supporters!

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.
Sponsorship Information

Sponsor On-Line Payment Form

CME AND MOC Statement

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this other (blended learning) for a maximum 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13 medical knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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

Last Updated  5.4.2021

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