Dear Members and Friends of ACP-NJ, These are indeed, unprecedented times. We are in the midst of a growing pandemic which is impacting all of us to one degree or another. For many, this is a first experience of a such a wide spread medical emergency in their careers.  Even for those of us who…

Read More

August is National Immunization Awareness Month – promote the importance of immunizations with your staff and patients with this communications toolkit! The 2017 NIAM toolkit contains key messages, vaccine information, sample news releases and articles, sample social media messages, links to web resources from the CDC and other organizations, as well as logos, web banners, posters…

Read More

NEW LAW WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW PRESCRIBING LAW FOR TREATMENT OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC PAIN EFFECTIVE MARCH 2, 2017 The Governor signed into law his opioid proposal presented to the Legislature during his State of the State Address on January 10, 2017. The Governor has emergency regulations that make the prescribing aspects of…

Read More

Elizabeth, NJ — Several hundred New Jersey internists, residents and medical students convened at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel for the  ACP-New Jersey Chapter’s 2017 Scientific Meeting, which featured a day and a half of education,  networking and other activities. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this Scientific Meeting a success! Check back…

Read More

Influenza, the flu, is a serious disease, especially for older adults. The flu may lead to hospitalization or even death. Symptoms can include: fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches and fatigue. Though most people with the flu will recover witing a few days, older adults are at high risk of developing serious flu-related complications.

Read More

New Jersey will retain its position as one of 14 regions selected for participation in the CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative, scheduled to launch in January, 2017. CPC+ is an advanced primary care medical home delivery and payment model that builds on the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPCi) program, which began in 2012…

Read More

The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACPNJ) is partnering with the national Center for Quality at ACP and the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP) to offer a nine-month quality improvement (QI) project with primary care physicians focused on managing chronic pain. We will leverage the ACP Center for Quality’s resources…

Read More

Preventing Influenza – Reaching Your Patients 65+ and Feeling Confident for the Upcoming 2016-2016 Season  Date: August 9, 2016 Time: 2:30PM ET/ 1:30 PM CT Join ACP for a webinar focused on influenza and vaccinating your patients over 65 years. Dr. William Schaffner, MD, MACP, Professor of Preventive Medicine and the Chairman of the Department…

Read More

Congratulations to David Kuo, MD, FACP! Dr. Kuo received the ACP-New Jersey Laureate Award on Friday, March 9, 2018.  The Laureate Award honors Fellows and Masters of the College who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research and in service to their community, their…

Read More

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP-NJ) was honored with the John Tooker Evergreen Award by American College of Physicians. Presented annually by the American College of Physicians, the John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program provides recognition and visibility to chapters that have successfully implemented programs to increase membership,…

Read More