About New York State Chapter
The New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology was founded in 1990 for the purpose of contributing to the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and ensuring optimal quality of care for individuals with such diseases. The New York State Chapter functions, in consultation with the leadership of the American College of Cardiology, as an advisor to local and state governmental and professional organizations regarding issues related to cardiovascular disease. The New York State Chapter provides continuing medical education programs of the highest caliber; is involved in socio-economic, reimbursement, and legislative issues which influence access to high quality cardiovascular care for all individuals; and maintains a high level of social consciousness.
The New York State Chapter represents the various interests of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and other medical specialists. Whether it be state regulations, newly enacted legislation, carrier issues, educational programs or practice management; the New York State Chapter serves as your link to the local level. We are the grassroots of cardiology, allowing members to become informed and connected and ensuring that health care policy includes the views of the local cardiology community. New York State Chapter members represent the cardiovascular community on state medical boards and present views to state regulatory agencies and third party payers. In addition, the New York State Chapter has representation on national ACC committees and task forces. The New York State Chapterís commitment to education, quality of care, and advocacy on behalf of its members is unparalleled.
The New York Chapter has been formed as a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation under the federal and New York State tax codes.