Chapter Leadership Elections

2021 Governor-Elect Candidates • NYACP Bronx Manhattan Region
Biographical Sketches and Candidate Statements

 

Tina Dobsevage, MD, FACP

Tina A. Dobsevage, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: SUNY at Stony Brook, NY

Post-Doctoral Training: Medical Intern, LIJH, New Hyde Park, NY; Medicine Resident & Cardiology Fellow, Harlem Hospital, NY

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Private Practice, Tina A. Dobsevage, MD, PC; Admitting to Mt. Sinai Hospital & Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
President, Manhattan District; Councilor-at-Large, Bronx/Manhattan; Member, Health and Public Policy Committee; Member, Geriatric Task Force, Health and Public Policy Committee; Lobby Days, Albany

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2013; Member, Associates in Internal Medicine; Leadership Days

Other Appointments/Activities:
This year I am precepting a Nurse Practitioner student from Georgetown University. I am her first clinical site. She is currently a nurse in the breast cancer program at LHH. I also work with Caring Majority an organization lobbying state government for a livable minimum wage for home health care aides, who are essential to keeping the elderly and disabled in their own homes and able to participate in society.

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
My expertise is in clinical diagnosis. I have taught physical diagnosis to medical students and residents. I am interested in increasing equity for Women in organized medicine and decreasing disparities in access to medical care throughout the country.

Candidate Statement:
I have been a member of ACP since early in my career. I advanced to Fellowship in 2013. Since then, in addition to participating in Chapter Activities such as Lobby Days and Poster judging, I have served as Manhattan District President and currently as Councilor-at-Large for Bronx­/Manhattan. I have attended Annual Meetings, been a member of ACP-PAC (now called AIM). I am proud to be part of the increased number of women in the leadership of ACP and NYACP. If elected I look forward to spending even more time in the NYACP activities as well working at the national level toward public policy goals at the state and federal level. I am particularly interested in reducing health disparities as part of improving clinical care for all our patients. The expertise I will bring to this work is in clinical medicine. I believe internists can and should continue to be at the center of the movement for health care for all.

 

Michael LoCurcio, MD, FACP

Michael LoCurcio, MD, FACP

Medical School Education:
New York University (NYU)

Post-Doctoral Training: NYU/Bellevue

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Associate Chair for Education, Department of Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
Councilor-at-Large, Manhattan/Bronx 2013-2016; Co-Director, Medical Student Committee since 2015 Councilor, Manhattan since 2020; Member, Awards Committee 2021; Recipient, Laureate Award 2018

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2009

Other Appointments/Activities:
Associate Chair for Education, Department of Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine since 2010; Chair, Education Council, Department of Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine since 2010; Clerkship Director, Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine since 2016; Attending Physician, Bellevue Hospital Center, NYC since 2000

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
Medical Education; Asking learners to demonstrate clinical reasoning during the clinico-pathologic conference (CPC); Service to underserved populations

Candidate Statement:
I have spent much of my career focusing on medical education, inspired by students and residents who are the very future of medicine.  As Governor, I would bring this optimism to the American College of Physicians (ACP). I see both didactic education and role-modeling as essential influences in the clinical and professional formation of physicians. Instilling the values of excellence and professionalism into the next generation will allow the ACP to achieve its goal to promote outstanding care through advocacy and education. Our current learners are our future leaders. I would spend each day demonstrating an ongoing commitment to patients, medical students, residents, colleagues, and the mission of the ACP.


Last Updated 10.13.21

 

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