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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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It helps to keep us all on the forefront of medicine in helping to advance scientific knowledge... to better diagnose and treat patients. Without being part of an organization like the American College of Physicians, you know—staying on top by reading the ACP journal, going to ACP meetings—in my opinion, it would be very difficult to stay current in the new advancements that are occurring.


Ruchir P. Patel, MD, FACP
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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.

Bernard M. Karnath, MD, FACP

Current Occupation:
Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

A devotee of William Osler's teachings, Dr. Karnath was inaugurated in 2008 as a William Osler Scholar in the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine, the highest honor bestowed to a teaching faculty at UTMB. To date, only 18 faculty have been inducted into the University's prestigious academy that was founded in 2001.

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Florence Momplaisir, MD, MSHP, FACP

Current Occupation:
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Drexel College of Medicine

Growing up among the socioeconomic disparities in Haiti imparted Dr. Florence Momplaisir with a desire to care for people who are part of marginalized groups. Now, she works to provide care to women and patients with HIV and women's health, and teaches medical students at the Drexel College of Medicine.

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