Meet and Greet 2015 Libu Varughese, MD Ram Balachandran, MD Santhosh Gheevarghese John, MD Sabyasachi Roy, MBBS Agenda O 6pm: Refreshments & Networking, O 6:30-6:45pm: Introductions O 6:45pm-7pm: Welcome O 7pm-7:15pm Dr. Moynahan O 7:15-7:30 Dr. Radhakrishnan O 7:30 Open forum Council & Committees O Resident/Fellows Council – Transition newsletter, Journal “Clubs”, hosting procedural simlab for medical students, Annual Meeting Activities, etc O Hospitalist/IMG Committee - Fall hike, addressing IMG concerns O Advocacy - Learn about issues that affect your profession ACP Resident/ Fellow Council Co-Chair Ram Baalachandran, MBBS Third year resident, UofA, Tucson [email protected] Libu Varughese, MD Third year chief resident, SJHMC, Phoenix [email protected] ACP Hospitalist/IMG Committee Santosh Gheevarghese John, MD, FACP Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tucson Sabyasachi Roy, MBBS Internist at St. Joseph’s, Phoenix What can ACP do for you? O Networking - Wide range of residents and faculty to meet! O Explore Fellowship opportunities O Present at Journal Clubs and Scientific meetings O Awards O Reaching Community & fellow physicians ACP helps with research opportunities Use your new “networking” contacts along with the good will of ACP members statewide and nationally to expand your research vistas. ACP helps in arranging "away electives" O You can develop contacts at the different programs, making it much easier to obtain “away electives”! O Members can guide you in selecting the away elective and with living in a new city ACP helps with increasing knowledge Wondering who is leading in your field? Check the resources of ACP....research results are easily located in Journals and you are “introduced” to leaders!! How can I participate in ACP? O O O O O O O Annual Conference Journal clubs Transitions Newsletter Council/Committee participation Social Hours Advocacy as a group Facebook Annual ACP Conference – State & National O Doctor’s Dilemma O Oral Vignette O Poster Presentation O CME OProcedural workshops OMeet with Fellowship directors O Awards ACP conference- Doctor’s Dilemma Poster Presentations ACP meeting details Abstract submission deadlines As the Chapter Meeting approaches, ACP AZ Chapter will have LOTS of important information for you like... ‘How to Write an Abstract and Make a Great Poster’ Webinar (choice of two time slots): Wednesday, August 19, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., or Saturday, August 22, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Posters/Abstracts – Final Submission Deadline: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 (midnight) ACP Biannual subspecialty Journal “clubs” Teleconferenced in Tucson & Phoenix w/ faculty experts! Inside the Issues O O O O O Social corner Talent corner Case Reports Featured Residents Featured program Social events-Tucson Hike Hikes in the beautiful Outdoors!! Social Hour 2014 Social after Meeting dinner at a restaurant, Saturday night @ the Annual Meeting. ACP influences Health Policy Leadership Day-Washington DC ● ● ● ACP has long-advocated that the flawed SGR formula needs to be repealed and replaced ... Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014. www.acponline.org/advocacy/.../sgr.pdf Advocate for more residents in Arizona Meet with your senators and representatives Like us on Facebook ACP leaders around you.. Call for volunteers from each program for IMPORTANT work!! O 2 or more folks from each year from each Residency Program can become a council member for the ACP Resident/Fellows Council O Members also needed for the Hospitalist / IMG Committee We need active participants You! Talk to any of the leaders here or email Dixie - dswan @azmed.org for any more information!! ACP Arizona Welcomes you!!