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Every member of the American College of Physicians and the New York Chapter has the opportunity to provide input regarding the development of policies and positions. Share ideas with elected Governors or council members; Submit information for discussion at the Health and Public Policy Committee; and/or Submit resolutions for review and action by the New York Chapter. Resolutions can address ACP/NYACP policy and also state and federal health policy issues.

Each year, the Chapter sends an invited delegation to ACP's Leadership Day in Washington, D.C. to meet with Representatives from their local districts.

NYACP is dedicated to advancing the specialty of Internal Medicine and improving patient care in New York State through education, advocacy and quality improvement. Goals To advocate responsible positions on individual health and on public policy relating to health care for the benefit of the public, our patients, the medical profession and our members; To serve the professionals needs of the membership, support healthy lives and improve the practice environment for physicians, and advance internal medicine as a career; To promote and conduct research to enhance the quality of practice, the education and continuing education of internists, and the attractiveness of internal medicine to physicians and to the public; To recognize excellence and distinguished contributions to internal medicine; and To unify the many voices of internal medicine and its subspecialties for the benefit of our patients, our members, and our profession. The American College of Physicians Member Pledge I affirm my belief in the mission of the American College of Physicians, To preserve and maintain the highest traditions and precepts of our professional calling, And I solemnly declare that I will conform to these idealsto the utmost of my ability.

Laurie Cohen, Esq. Laurie Cohen, Esq., Partner at Nixon Peabody and the Chapter's attorney provides members with support and direction by answering questions relevant to general practice.

JOIN ACP ACP provides access to valuable clinical and professional resources, highly respected publications, quality education, powerful advocacy, career management solutions, practice improvement and networking within a community of over 12,000 members in New York and 159,000 members nationwide. NYACP's Membership Benefits NYACP Communications Update: Did You Know.The Chapter sends out communications on a bi-weekly basis in the form of "Your Chapter in Action" and educational event notices? If you are not receiving this information, please unblock "info@nyacp.

ACP membership provides access to valuable clinical and professional resources, nationally respected publications, quality education, powerful advocacy, career management solutions, practice improvement, and networking within a community of over 12,000 members in New York and 159,000 members nationwide. NYACP Member Benefits   Laurie Cohen, Esq. Your New York ACP membership is packed with value: Professional and Educational Development 3-Hour Online Pain Managment & Opioid Prescribing Training (satisfies NYS Prescribing Mandate) Annual CME Accredited Scientific Teaching Programs ABIM Recertification Opportunities - SEP Modules Local "District" Meetings Throughout the Year Guidance on Advancing to Fellowship Resident and Medical Student Activities and Research Competitions Webinars on Leadership, Physician Wellness, Medical Practice, Public Health Issues, Clinical Subjects https://www.

NYACP represents over 2,000 medical students in New York. Together, we can help you define the right career path, participate in educational activities, connect with mentors and peers, learn the advocacy process and keep you up to date with social media and communications. Current News! Medical Students Call for Abstracts! The NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting poster competition is Saturday, February 29 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY.

  NYACP Newsletter: Your Chapter in Action (YCIA)   Seven (7) Council Seats / April 2020 – April 2023 Manhattan District Councilor (35) - Michael LoCurcio, MD, FACP (New York, NY) Brooklyn/Queens/Staten Island Councilor-At-Large (33) - Christos Paras, DO, FACP (Bayside, NY) Staten Island District Councilor (4) - Wassim Diab, MD, FACP (Staten Island, NY) Suffolk District Councilor (11) - Niket Sonpal, MD, FACP (Hauppauge, NY) Hudson Valley Central District Councilor (5) -  Ahmad Masood, MD, FACP (Central Valley, NY) Upstate Region Councilor-At-Large (33) - Harvir Singh Gambhir, MD, FACP (Syracuse, NY) Southern Tier District Councilor (4) - Rajesh Kumar, MD, FACP (Vestal, NY) Process for Alternative Nominations: In accordance with NYACP Bylaws, additional nominations for any of the above positions may be made within 30-days of notification of the slate to the membership of the proposed slate for terms 2020-2023.  Additional nominations must be petitioned in writing by 2.5% of the district/regional voting members (see italicized numbers next to each of the seven council seats listed above) and a contested election will be established.

NYACP represents over 2,500 Residents and Fellows in New York. Your membership gives you access to career counseling, networking, education, advocacy and communication resources to assist you on your path to Internal Medicine. Current News: NYACP Resident and Medical Student Forum Saturday, February 29, 2020 Desmond Hotel 660 Albany Shaker Road Albany, NY  12211   Resident/ Fellow Call for Abstracts! The NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting poster competition is Saturday, February 29 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY.



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