American College of Physicians' Annual State of the Nation's Health Care Briefing

At its annual State of the Nation's Health Care briefing, the American College of Physicians (ACP) will share ideas for seeking common ground on health care coverage, capacity and costs. It will release a groundbreaking position paper on conserving health care resources using evidence-based informed decisions.

State of the Nation's Health Care Briefing by the American College of Physicians (ACP)

When: January 27, 2011, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Edward R. Murrow Room of the National Press Club

Who: J. Fred Ralston, Jr., MD, FACP, ACP President and Bob Doherty, ACP senior vice president of government affairs and public policy

Availability: There will be extensive Q&A time following the formal remarks, and interviews may be arranged at other times.

A call in number is also available for reporters who are unable to make it to the Press Club. Call 1-800-882-3610, and enter the passcode 3595097.


David B. Kinsman, APR
Phone: 202-261-4554

Jackie Blaser
Phone: 202-261-4572

The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members include 130,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internists specialize in the prevention, detection, and treatment of illness in adults. Follow ACP on Twitter and Facebook.