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December 2008

Medical Student Perspectives: Fourth Year Survival Guide

The fourth year of medical school is a unique time in a young physician's life. Instead of learning what you are told to learn, you can finally choose what you are interested in and focus your studies.

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My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists: Ebony Boulware, MD, FACP

In her 39 years, Ebony Boulware has been many things: an All-American field hockey player, a chemistry tutor, a flute player, an English major, a record-setting college basketball player, a piano player, a wife, a mother, a physician, and a researcher.

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Internal Medicine Interest Group of the Month: University of Miami

The Internal Medicine Interest Group (IMIG) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been an active and prominent organization on campus.

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Winning Abstracts from the 2008 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Shocking Toxicity: Invasive Streptococcal Infection In A 29 Year-old Male

A 29-year-old healthy male student presented to a local hospital with altered mental status. He had developed sudden onset of headache, epigastric pain, myalgias and leg cramping while working in a chemistry lab. His symptoms progressed while driving home, necessitating him to stop at a nearby university; a janitor found him unconscious in a bathroom two hours later.

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Subspecialty Careers: Highlights about Careers in Internal Medicine: Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent medicine focuses on the physical, psychological, social, and sexual development of adolescents and young adults.

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Advocacy Brief: IOM Issues Report on Resident Duty Hours

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report on December 2nd that recommended more sleep and more supervision of resident physicians training in teaching hospitals.

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Did You Know ACP Develops Policy and Advocates for a Better Practice Environment for its Members?

ACP works directly with government entities and managed care organizations to influence their internal policies and procedures and ensure that the standards for professionalism and quality are upheld.

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Students: Join ACP for Free

Benefits of Membership for Students: ACP's free Medical Student Membership includes benefits designed especially to meet students' needs.

Join Now: Sign-up today and begin enjoying the benefits of ACP Medical Student Membership.

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