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Reformed Medicaid Program Must Put Coordinated Care at Forefront of Efforts
SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2011 - A reformed Medicaid program must put coordinated primary care at the forefront of its efforts, the American College of Physicians said in a new position paper released today at Internal Medicine 2011, ACP's annual scientific meeting. Medicaid and Health Care Reform highlights how primary care physicians will assume a major role in providing care to Medicaid beneficiaries.

ACP Calls for Better Access to Health Care for Immigrants
SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2011 - As the U.S. immigrant population grows it will be necessary to address the vast number of immigrants who do not have access to health insurance coverage, or who face other barriers to accessing health care, the American College of Physicians said in a new policy paper released today at Internal Medicine 2011, ACP's annual scientific meeting. National Immigration Policy and Access to Health Care discusses the challenges immigrants face in obtaining health care services.

Annals of Internal Medicine and American College of Physicians Announce Recipients of Junior Investigator Recognition Award
SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2011 - Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians will award Crystal Smith-Spangler, MD, and William Harvey, MD, MSc, with the Junior Investigator Recognition Award on Thursday, April 7, at Internal Medicine 2011, ACP's annual scientific meeting. The honor is given to junior internal medicine physicians and investigators for original research and review articles published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Story Opportunities for Journalists at Internal Medicine 2011
March 8, 2011 - More than 5,000 internists (adult medicine specialists), subspecialists, medical students, and allied health professionals will meet in San Diego for Internal Medicine 2011, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Physicians, April 7 - 9 (Thursday - Saturday), at the San Diego Convention Center.

What's on the agenda for Internal Medicine 2011 in San Diego this spring?

Just about everything that concerns health care and the practice of medicine. Don’t miss the opportunity to report on the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. Get a good overview of the major clinical and policy issues in adult medicine. Whether you cover medicine, health care, business, or technology, you will find a wealth of topics -- and sources -- at this meeting.

More than 5,000 internists (physicians who specialize in the care of adults) will come to Internal Medicine 2011, the annual meeting of the American College of Physicians, in San Diego April 7 - 9, 2011.

An Opportunity for the Media

Internal Medicine 2011 showcases a vast array of knowledge in a relatively short amount of time. With more than 260 educational courses to choose from -- presented in lectures and panel discussions -- and the Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center, the story opportunities are yours to discover as a registered member of the press. Interviews can be arranged with expert faculty outside of their actual presentations.

What’s on the Agenda? Find Out More

You can review course listings and times on the ACP Web site -- even make your own “schedule.” (Note: We can help you get a limited number of downloads or CDs of courses you may not be able to attend.)

Press attendance is subject to ACP’s media policy . And we suggest you make your hotel and travel plans now.

Follow ACP on Twitter and Facebook. The Internal Medicine 2011 Twitter hashtag is #im11.

Questions? Contact Steve Majewski (smajewski@acponline.org or 215-351-2514) or Laura Baldwin (lbaldwin@acponline.org or 215-351-2668) in ACP Public Relations and Web Communications Department.

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