ACP Clinical Guidelines

ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines cover many areas of internal medicine, ranging from screening to diagnosis and treatment of disease. The evidence-based guidelines provide recommendations to help clinicians deliver the best health care possible.

ACP High Value Care Advice assists physicians and patients in choosing interventions that will improve health, avoid harms, and eliminate wasteful practices.

Recent Publications

The High Value Care Task Force recently published a letter in the Annals of Internal Medicine reporting results from a physician survey identifying treatments that are frequently used in scenarios where they are unlikely to provide high value care to patients.


  1. Oral Pharmacologic Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Clinical Practice Guideline Update from the American College of Physicians. Published online first January 3, 2017. Click here to access full text
  2. Pharmacological Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Over Age 60 to Higher vs. Lower Targets: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Published online first on January 17, 2017. Click here to access full text

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