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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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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.


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.

On Pet Therapy

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

On the Physician-Patient Relationship

Detailing the education gained through interactions with patients.

On Compassion

Recalling a first-hand look at the role of compassion when treating patients.


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.

Anthony Matejicka, DO, MPH, FACP

Current Occupation:
Chief Medical Officer, Nyack Hospital, a member of the Montefiore Health System

As a child, Dr. Anthony Matejicka spent a lot of time in the sick children’s waiting room while receiving treatment for respiratory issues. Now, a physician himself, he serves as Chief Medical Officer at Nyack Hospital, a Member of the Montefiore Health System.

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Mark Loehrke, MD, FACP

Current Occupation:
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Program Director, Internal Medicine Training Program, Chair, Department of Medicine, Associate Professor

Growing up with a father who suffered from multiple sclerosis, Dr. Mark Loehrke became comfortable in a hospital setting at a young age. Now, he’s delivering healthcare himself and teaching a new generation of physicians at the Western Michigan University School of Medicine.

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