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Feature: Tips for Finding the Right Residency Program

The search for data and facts on internal medicine residency programs can be a challenging task...

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Medical Student Perspectives: Medicine—The Science and the Art: My Internal Medicine Clerkship Experience

After two years of being exposed to the “science” of medicine, I looked forward to observing first-hand and practicing its “art.” As my internal medicine clerkship approached...

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My Kind of Medicine: Leo J. Tauber, MD, FACP

Dr. Tauber, who recently celebrated his 99th birthday, can still recall the moment he knew he wanted to become a doctor.

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Analyzing Annals: LGBT Health Disparities

The ACP position paper, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Disparities: Executive Summary of a Policy Position Paper From the American College of Physicians, offers recommendations on how to reduce health disparities for LGBT persons in the health care system.

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Winning Abstracts from the 2015 Medical Student Abstract Competition: A Classic Disease Often Forgotten in Modern America

Lead toxicity had become commonplace after the Industrial Revolution secondary to increased occupational and environmental exposure. Fortunately, awareness and regulation since the 1970’s has vastly diminished lead exposure, making its toxicity a rarity.

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Subspecialty Careers: Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Med-Peds) residency programs provide concurrent, dual training in internal medicine and pediatrics, and allow eligibility for board certification and practice in both disciplines.

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In the Clinic
Asthma

Asthma is a common respiratory illness characterized by airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation. It affects over 300 million people globally (1), including 22 million adults in the United States alone. Although asthma mortality in the United States has declined, the morbidity and costs remain substantial.

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IM Essentials

IM Essentials brings the self-assessment questions currently in MKSAP for Students and the textbook content of Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students together into a single, updated and integrated suite of educational materials with a variety of new enhancements. Learn more.

Find a Residency

Search ACP's Internal Medicine Residency Database for information on all internal medicine residency programs in the U.S. and Canada. (ACP Members only)

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