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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.

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.

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.



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