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Feature: A Look Back at Predictions from 1991

Throughout 2015, ACP is celebrating its centennial and the progress of medicine over the last 100 years. Many advances in medical technology that are now standard processes and procedures actually were once just a small idea and a glimmer of the future.

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Medical Resident Perspectives: Here we go! My first day as an internal medicine resident

A new city, a new hospital, a new set of responsibilities awaited. I was no longer a medical student. I was a doctor, with sick people to take care of.

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My Kind of Medicine: IM Family: David R. Lawrenz, MD, FACP & Alice Lawrenz Fuisz, MD, FACP

Despite the administrative complexities and burdens that private practitioners face in today’s healthcare environment, ACP Governor, Dr. Alice Lawrenz Fuisz, FACP, and her father Dr. David Lawrenz, FACP, a retired private practice internist are two physicians who wouldn’t trade the independence, the patient-physician relationships, and the continuity of care unique to private practice.

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Analyzing Annals: Annals Graphic Medicine: Betty P.
Annals Graphic Medicine

A comic in Annals? In this graphic narrative, a physician recalls his feelings of complicity in the harms resulting from a “code” performed on a patient with no hope of benefit and determines not to let circumstances lead to such an occurrence in another patient without discussion.

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Winning Abstracts from the 2015 Medical Student Abstract Competition: ACP Celebrates Young Achievers

This month, more than 700 Medical Student Members, Resident/Fellow Members, and Early Career Physicians will attend ACP Internal Medicine 2015 as a result of being selected for an award or competition.

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Subspecialty Careers: Transplant Hepatology

Transplant Hepatology training involves one year of additional clinical training after completion of both residency in internal medicine and fellowship training in gastroenterology.

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In the Clinic
Constipation

Constipation is a symptom-based disorder and therefore the diagnosis relies on subjective criteria. Constipation can be defined by bowel movement infrequency, defecatory symptoms, and/or stool consistency.

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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.

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