ACP releases Spanish-language edition Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program

'Standard of excellence for lifelong learning’ available in main Spanish-speaking countries

Philadelphia, November 21, 2019 – Latin American and Spanish general internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and primary care physicians can now update their knowledge or prepare for board certification with the Spanish-language version of the American College of Physicians’ (ACP) 18th edition of the Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 18), translated by Grupo Océano.

“ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program has a proven legacy of helping physicians for more than 50 years,” said Davoren Chick, MD, FACP, and ACP’s Senior Vice President for Medical Education. “MKSAP 18 remains the standard of excellence for self-assessment, evidence-based medical education, and lifelong learning.”

Developed by an editorial team of more than 200 physicians, MKSAP 18 includes 11 medical knowledge sections. Spanish-language versions of Cardiovascular Medicine, Dermatology, and General Internal Medicine are now available online. The online format of the Endocrinology and Metabolism, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hematology and Oncology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Rheumatology sections will be released in December 2019 (five sections) and July 2020 (the three remaining sections). The online version will include twice-yearly content updates to reflect practice-changing information.

The Spanish-language versions of MKSAP 18 Print will publish in November 2019 through July 2020. Content includes High Value Care recommendations, hospitalist-focused content, tables, full-color images, and an index.

The Spanish-language version of MKSAP 18 is available through Grupo Océano (, the leading company in the market of Spanish-language editions and the largest distributor of editorial content in Latin America: Grupo Océano has developed online and distance education products for medical and health professionals since 2010.

About the American College of Physicians

The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization in the United States with members in more than 145 countries worldwide. ACP membership includes 159,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internal medicine physicians are 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. Follow ACP on Twitter and Instagram @acpinternists and Facebook.


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