The New York American College of Emergency Physicians exists to support quality emergency medical care and to promote the interest of emergency physicians.

Government Affairs Committee

Government Affairs Resources

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 (2016-1995)

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.

Keith E. Grams, MD FACEP, Rochester General Hospital, Chair
Shahram Ahari, MD
Theodore Albright, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Brahim Ardolic, MD FACEP, Staten Island University Hospital
Samuel F. Bosco, MD FACEP, St. Peter's Hospital
Jay M. Brenner, MD FACEP, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Jeremy T. Cushman, MD MS FACEP, University of Rochester
Eric Decena, MD FACEP, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Frank L. Dimase, MD FACEP, Samaritan Hospital
Mathew Foley, MD FACEP, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Sanjey Gupta, MD FACEP, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Michael F. Jefferson, MD FACEP, MedExcel USA
Catherine Kelly, DO, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Penelope C. Lema, MD RDMS FACEP, University of Buffalo
Douglas R. Mailly, MD, Hudson Valley Hospital Center
Robert F. McCormack, MD MBA FACEP, Buffalo General Medical Center
Joshua Moskovitz, MD MBA MPH FACEP, Jacobi Medical Center
Nestor B. Nestor, MD MSC FACEP, Elmhurst Hospital
David L. Ng, MD FACEP, Veterans Health Administration
William F. Paolo Jr., MD FACEP, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Louise A. Prince, MD FACEP, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Gary S. Rudolph, MD FACEP, North Shore University Hospital
Sachin Santhakumar, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Andrew E. Sama, MD FACEP, Good Samaritan Hospital 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, Nassau University Medical Center