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Feature: Free Webinar: What is Internal Medicine Anyway?

Join ACP for our upcoming free webinar, “What is Internal Medicine Anyway?” on Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00 PM EDT. This free one-hour event will help you gain a better understanding of what internal medicine is and how it is structured.

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Medical Student Perspectives: 10 Tips on How to Be Happy in Medical School

To some fellow medical students, happiness may be shrugged off as a weak emotion or a last priority. Other medical students would say that happiness is the key to making the medical school experience memorable and positive. I believe that to be happy is a wonderful feeling, and when I am happy, I am more efficient, productive, and enthusiastic.

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My Kind of Medicine: Saad Z. Usmani, MD, FACP

Trading cricket whites for medicine’s white coat; Dr. Usmani discusses his path to becoming a hematologist/oncologist/clinical researcher.

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Analyzing Annals: The Medicare Data Release Conundrum

These papers discuss the recently released Medicare payment data, which showed individual physician’s payments from Medicare.

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Advocacy Update: Apply Now for ACP’s 2015 Washington Internship

Spend a month in Washington learning about health policy and advocating for internal medicine.

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Winning Abstracts from the 2014 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Association Between Outpatient “No-shows” and Subsequent Clinical Outcomes

To improve care and achieve performance targets, healthcare systems focus on patients at high risk for not achieving preventive cancer screening and chronic disease management goals. We hypothesized that patients with a higher propensity for missed outpatient appointments, or “no-shows,” will have lower colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) goal attainment over the following year.

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Subspecialty Careers: Nephrology

The word nephrology comes from the word nephros, the Greek word for kidney. Nephrology involves the diagnosis and management of diseases of the kidneys, the contiguous collecting system, and the associated vasculature.

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In the Clinic: Hypertension
In the Clinic

Hypertension affects more than 65 million people in the United States, with about 2 million new cases diagnosed annually (1, 2). Most patients have primary or essential hypertension and are likely to remain hypertensive for life. Risk factors for hypertension include a family history of hypertension, African-American ethnicity, obesity, a high sodium or alcohol intake, and a sedentary lifestyle.

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In the Clinic is a monthly feature in Annals of Internal Medicine that focuses on practical management of patients with common clinical conditions. It offers evidence-based answers to frequently asked questions about screening, prevention, diagnosis, therapy, and patient education and provides physicians with tools to improve the quality of care. Many internal medicine clerkship directors recommend this series of articles for students on the internal medicine ambulatory rotation.

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Highlights from ACP Internist® & ACP Hospitalist®

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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.

MKSAP for Students 5 Digital

MKSAP for Students 5 BookEnsure your success on the IM Clerkship rotation and exams. Study the material recommended by the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine and ACP with this integrated digital product. The full content of MKSAP for Students 5 and Internal Medicine Essentials for Students is presented on the product website, with links between questions and textbook. Questions can also be accessed through the new Osmosis medical app and website using a unique push-notification system. 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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ACP JournalWise

Reviews of the World's Top Medical Journals - FREE to ACP Members!
New CME Option: Internal Medicine 2014 Recordings
ACP JournalWiseSM is mobile optimized with optional email alerts! Get access to reviews from over 120 of the world's top medical journals alerting you to the highest quality, most clinically relevant new articles based on your preferred areas of specialty. ACP Members register your FREE account now!

New CME Option: Internal Medicine 2014 Recordings

New CME Package
New CME Option: Internal Medicine 2014 Recordings
Includes 75 of the most popular sessions in internal medicine and the subspecialties. Stream the sessions, answer brief quizzes and earn CME credit. See details.