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Sharing Our Stories

Sharing Our Stories

Explore a collection of personal perspectives, anecdotes, and reflections about internal medicine, career paths and achieving professional satisfaction from ACP members and other internists.

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A Conversation with Faith Fitzgerald, MD, MACP

Faith T. Fitzgerald is a Master of ACP, and has been honored and recognized for her diagnostic, patient care and teaching skills. Here, she speaks on a number of topics about her experiences throughout her career in internal medicine.

Why Internal Medicine

Video discussing what motivated Dr. Fitzgerald to enter the field of internal medicine.

Advice for Students

Dr. Fitzgerald gives advice to medical students to help them get the most out of their career.

On Pet Therapy

Reminiscing on experience with the beginnings of pet therapy in the hospital.

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I think ACP is an organization with a long and storied history, and really harkens back to the history of medicine in this country. It provides resources and a network of physicians that can really help advance one’s career and keep one abreast of knowledge of both the science of medicine, as well as some of the policy issues—I think there are a lot of benefits that a physician gets from being a member of ACP.

Dr. Amesh A. Adalja, MD, FACP

Masters and Mentors Series

Featuring conversations with a variety of ACP leaders on a range of topics helpful to ACP members and internists in general. Presented by the ACP Southern California Region III Chapter, in association with the ACP Council of Early Career Physicians.

Work-Life Integration

This video offers insight into work-life integration.

Early Career Physician Engagement

A video discussing how early career physicians can engage with ACP.

Next Generation Communication Skills

In this video, hear about tips for next generation communication skills.

Internal Medicine: Evolving Over A Century

ACP members speak on the evolution of internal medicine over the past century and comment on how medicine may change moving forward.

My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists

An ongoing series of physician profiles appearing in IMpact, ACP's medical student e-newsletter. The profiles highlight physicians who chose internal medicine as a career path and have had fulfilling and successful lives based on that choice.

Paul Volberding, MD, MACP

Current Occupation:
Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco, Director of the AIDS Research Institute (ARI), Co-Director for the Center for AIDS Research, Associate Chair of Medicine for Global Health

Dr. Paul Volberding completed his fellowship at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and immediately found himself on the frontlines of one of the 20th century's worst epidemics.

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Rebecca Kruisselbrink, MD

Current Occupation:
Internal Medicine and Adult Critical Care Specialist, Director of the Clinical Teaching Unit, Regional Education Lead

Dr. Rebecca Kruisselbrink called a 150-acre farm in Tara, Ontario, home and personally identifies with the shortage of physicians that plagues rural regions. “I grew up on a farm in a village with one stop light, and the nearest center with a small hospital was a 20-minute drive.”

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