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September 2009

ACP's Council of Student Members Supports National Primary Care Week

National Primary Care Week (NPCW) is an annual event to highlight the importance of primary care and bring health care professionals together to discuss and learn about generalist and interdisciplinary health care, particularly its impact on and importance to underserved populations.

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Medical Student Perspectives: Health Care Reform: How Does This Affect Me?

I attend a daily Surgical Morning Report, during which the department discusses the patients on our service as well as cases of note. On one particular morning, however, our rousing discussion on small bowel obstruction was interrupted by unwelcome guests: the billing department.

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My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists: Major Travis Richardson, MD, FACP

As a boy, during his familys annual trip to South Carolina to visit extended family, Travis Richardson would make the three-mile walk to the corner store to buy milk and flour for his grandmother.

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Internal Medicine Interest Group of the Month: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine (UMDNJ-SOM)

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) is New Jerseys university of the health sciences with eight schools located on five campuses throughout the state.

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Winning Abstracts from the 2009 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Is All Angina Really Chest Pain?

A 50-year-old woman with hypertension, tobacco abuse, and a family history of early coronary artery disease presented with 10110 substernal chest pain over one day, without dyspnea, nausea or vomiting.

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Subspecialty Careers: Highlights about Careers in Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology

From the Latin word intervenire, to come between, Interventional Cardiology is the branch of Cardiology responsible for catheter-based interventions in the management of ischemic heart disease, congenital heart disease, and acquired valvular disease.

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Advocacy Brief: Secretary Sebelius Releases $33 Million in ARRA Funds to Train Health Professionals

On September 14 HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced awards totaling $33 million to expand the training of health care professionals.

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