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New York ACEP will be the key advocate for high-quality emergency care and public policy relating to emergency medicine and the recognized authority on emergency medical issues.

  • Promote New York ACEP issues to legislators
  • Provide advocacy education for residents, residency directors, ED directors and attending physicians
  • Communicate legislative and regulatory issues at all New York ACEP forums
  • Develop clear messages to distinguish New York ACEP from national ACEP
  • Enhance New York ACEP leader representation at annual national ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference
  • Explore all available media technology to promote New York ACEP messages
  • Enhance legislative network of spokespersons.

New York ACEP Legislative Accomplishments (2018-1995)

icon-phone 2The Government Affairs Committee meets by conference call every third Wednesday @ 11:00 am. Click on the Calendar to view all New York ACEP events including conference calls.

Nicole Berwald, MD FACEP, Staten Island University Hospital, Chair
Shahram Ahari, MD FACEP, NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Erik J. Blutinger, MD MSc, Mount Sinai Queens Hospital
Samuel F. Bosco, MD FACEP, St. Peter's Hospital
Jay M. Brenner, MD FACEP, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Nicholas Cochran-Caggiano, MS NREMT, Albany Medical College
Jeremy T. Cushman, MD MS FACEP, University of Rochester
Eric Decena, MD FACEP, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Eitan Dickman, MD MMM FACEP, Maimonides Medical Center
Frank L. Dimase, MD FACEP, Samaritan Hospital
Erick A. Eiting, MD MPH MMM FACEP, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Mathew Foley, MD FACEP, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Keith E. Grams, MD FACEP, Rochester Regional Health
Sanjey Gupta, MD FACEP, Southside Hospital/Northwell Health
Penelope C. Lema, MD RDMS FACEP, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons
Kurien Mathews, DO, Staten Island University Hospital
Robert F. McCormack, MD MBA FACEP,
     University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Nestor B. Nestor, MD MSC FACEP, Elmhurst Hospital
David L. Ng, MD FACEP, Veterans Health Administration
Salvatore R. Pardo, MD MBA FACEP, North Shore University Hospital
Louise A. Prince, MD FACEP, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Elaine Rabin, MD FACEP, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Nishad Rahman, MD, St. John's Riverside Hospital
Andrew E. Sama, MD FACEP, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Sachin Santhakumar, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Sarah E. Secor-Jones, MD, Oneida Healthcare
Trupti Shah, MD FACEP, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Gururaj Shan, MD, SUNY Downstate/Kings County Hospital
Jonathan Siegal, MD FACEP, New York Presbyterian Queens
Virgil W. Smaltz, MD MPA FACEP
Jeffrey J. Thompson, MD FACEP, University of Buffalo
Alexander Tsukerman, MD FACEP, Richmond University Medical Center
Luis Carlos Zapata, MD FACEP, Nassau University Medical Center