ACP's Special Interest Groups
You know the power of collaboration. Exclusive and free to ACP members, the Special Interest Groups are member-driven — you set the agenda and fuel the dialogue in these private, secure online forums. Share experiences and questions, inform with creative solutions and ideas, and gather with like-minded ACP members. Join the conversation today!
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*Please note that you will be required to agree to the Terms of Service. Upon registration, you will be able to join specific the Special Interest Groups listed below.
Share. Inform. Gather.
Connect with your ACP colleagues from around the world by joining one or more of the following groups:
Chat about ACOs and other practice delivery and payment activities.
A group for members to discuss ideas, share solutions, and focus on topics that relate to African Americans in the health profession and the health of African Americans.
A group for members to discuss the care of patients with Intellectual Disability, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome and many others, and to learn from others’ experiences.
A group for members to discuss challenging cases, query each other about optimal approaches, and otherwise engage in discussions about clinical challenges. Please note that this is an unmoderated forum strictly for members to discuss cases/issues amongst themselves.
A group for members to exchange thoughts and experiences related to all aspects of clinical research.
Confer on professional technology needs and resources; and learn about the benefits of new communication tools and methods.
A group for members interested in utilizing resources, sharing ideas about their implementation, providing suggestions for improvements, and otherwise engaging in dialog about the increasingly important topic of delivering high-value care.
Discuss work schedule, practice type, inpatient or observation status; share tips for getting the most out of committee work.
A group for members to discuss topics related to treating, managing, and otherwise caring for patients within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.
A group for members to share information about experiences with, and best strategies to succeed in the MOC process.
A group for student members of the ACP to discuss medical school, medical education, and any other topic relevant to the life of a medical student.
A group for members to discuss MKSAP and Board Basics and ways to get the most out of them for updating clinical knowledge, preparing for exams, and earning CME and MOC.
A group for members to discuss issues related to treating, managing, and caring for patients with obesity. Topics may include the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity and therapeutic interventions including diet, physical activity, behavioral change, and pharmacotherapy.
A group for members interested in all aspects of perioperative medicine to discuss interesting or challenging patient management cases with colleagues, stay abreast of the literature in this area, and comment on new publications or controversial issues.
A group for members to exchange ideas on focused ultrasound education and training, as well as learn about established and developing bedside ultrasound applications.
Share experiences, methods, ideas, and questions related to medical education.
A group for members who are transitioning back to work after a period of time away from clinical duties for personal or professional reasons.
Share ideas and insights about daily concerns, such as coding questions, operations, and personnel management, as well as issues like ICD10.
A group for members interested in sex- and gender-specific prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment to improve health outcomes for both women and men.
A group for members to discuss issues related to domestic and international volunteerism and to share thoughts and experiences.
A group for women physicians to share ideas and challenges related to their professional and personal lives, while providing support and guidance to one another.
Reflect on lifestyle trends that affect you and your family, covering such topics as child care and continuing education requirements.
A group for physicians practicing medicine outside the US. Discussions may focus on societal and/or cultural differences in training, patient care, healthcare systems, or research and education, among countries around the world.
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