Who We Are
The American College of Physicians (ACP) is a national organization of internists — physician specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. ACP is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States. Its membership of 143,000 includes internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and medical students, residents, and fellows.
Mission & Goals
ACP's Mission: To enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine.
Core values answer the question: "How do we want to act as we move toward achieving our vision?"
ACP FY 2015-16 Strategy
ACP's FY 2015-16 Strategy, including priority initiatives, was approved by the Board of Regents on April 27, 2015.
Relationships with Industry
ACP is committed to transparency in our approach to our relationship with industry partners.
Contribute to ACP Today
Support the next generation of Internists through the ACP's Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine Campaign.
Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2nd Edition
This new edition reflects recent clinical and social changes and continues to present the important issues facing practitioners and their LGBT patients. Read more about the Guide. Also see ACP's recent policy position paper on LGBT health disparities.
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