Welcome to the web site for the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians.
We hope you'll stop in often, both at our web site, and at the national ACP site.
ACPNJ Chapter News Digest
Quality Institute Guide to Telehealth in NJ: Patient Access to Telehealth Services in NJ during the COVID-19 Pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, telehealth is quickly becoming the most widely used option for patients across the state to receive care. In fact, many health care providers who previously did not perform telehealth visits with their patients are now swiftly adopting virtual visit options, in order to safely see as many people as possible…Read More →
Effective 5 pm, Friday, March 27, all elective surgeries or invasive procedures, both medical and dental, have been suspended. No operation that can be safely delayed, as determined by a patient’s doctor or dentist, will be performed after this time, and until further notice. See attached or link for details of the Executive Order. https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/pdf/EO-109.pdfRead More →
FEDS ANNOUNCE PLAN TO IMPLEMENT COVID-19-RELATED PAID LEAVE FOR WORKERS AND TAX CREDITS FOR SMALL AND MIDSIZE BUSINESSES.
On March 18, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law to provide relief to employees and small and midsize businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The act allows most employers with less than 500 employees to take a payroll tax credit on the newly required leave that must be provided to…Read More →
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…Read More →
Dear Colleagues, After careful and deliberate discussion, we have made the decision to reschedule the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting in order to protect the health of all of our attendees and the patients they serve. While this was a difficult decision for all of those who worked so hard to make our March meeting a…Read More →
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…Read More →