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Fairfield County May Event Goes Virtual! REGISTER NOW!

As many of you know, the COVID-19 Pandemic required not only CT-AAP, but many organizations like us to cancel all live events in order to ensure the health and safety of our members and community. Due to this, the live Fairfield County Pediatric Education Day, originally scheduled for May 7, 2020, was cancelled. After careful…

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URGENT – DPS Needs Your Help Assessing Vaccine Coverage

The Connecticut Department of Public Health’s Immunization Program has received numerous inquiries from healthcare providers asking if immunization rates have declined since the start of COVID-19. This, of course, is an extremely important question, and one that we should be able to answer in real time, with as much precision as possible. Assessment of vaccine…

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ACPNJ Launches COVID-19 Resource Center

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…

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ACPNJ Advocacy Committee meets with NJ Sen. Vitale

The ACPNJ Advocacy Committee met with State Senator Joseph Vitale on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in his Woodbridge, NJ office. ACPNJ Attendees included Dr Jonathan Shammash, NJ Northern Governor, Dr Louis Friedman, Chapter Treasurer, Dr Elizabeth Cerceo, Council Member and Chapter Wellness Champion, Dr Daniel Ricketti, Resident Committee Co-Chair, and Ms Claudine Leone, Government Affairs…

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ECP Networking Event set for March 13

  Early Career Physician (ECP) Networking Event – March 13! Friday, March 13, 2020. 5:30pm – 6:30pm (following the annual meeting) Princeton Marriott Forrestal, 100 College Road E, Princeton, NJ 08540 Open to ECP physicians, residents, and students. Food and beverages provided.  FREE admission. Click this image to register for this event! Have you wondered…

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Drs. Fisher and Walker Are Inducted as Masters of the ACP

The ACP New Jersey Chapter congratulates Dr. Bruce Fisher and Dr. John Walker on being awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians. Drs. Fisher and Walker were inducted as a Master of the ACP at the Convocation Ceremony held during ACP’s Internal Medicine Meeting 2019, held March 22 in Princeton. Mastership is awarded to…

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Englewood Health holds 14th Annual Behavioral Conference

Englewood Health held its 14th Annual Behavioral Health Conference, entitled, “Wellness, Resilience, Burnout: What’s It All About?” at Englewood Hospital on March 30, 2019. The event was co-sponsored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians. The conference was well attended by approximately 50 mental health care professionals, including physicians, nurses, social…

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Influenza Immunization Tips

By Dr. C. Michael Soppet As we approach influenza season, here are a few specific coding and payment items to make sure you receive the maximum allowable reimbursement for vaccines, and their administration. 1. Don’t forget Modifier 25 Many of you are aware of the 1996 Medicare and Medicaid Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI or CCI).…

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Download handouts from the 2016 Annual Meeting

Handouts from the lectures presented at the 2016 ACP-NJ Annual Meeting are now available for viewing and downloading. Please click here to access the 2016 Annual Meeting highlight page. Please check back for video highlights from a very busy and successful Annual Meeting, including award presentations and other special events from our chapter’s conclave. If you…

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