PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2012 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) is pleased to announce that ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist have won awards for excellence in publishing.
ACP Internist won a Silver EXCEL award from Association Media and Publishing for General Excellence in the Newspapers category, and writer Stacey Butterfield won a Silver EXCEL award in the Newspapers: Feature Article (more than 50,000) category for her story "How many are too many for CT scans?" in the February 2011 ACP Internist.
In the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) awards, ACP Internist tied for bronze in the Best Cover: Illustration category for David Cutler's "How many are too many for CT scans?" illustration in the February 2011 issue, and ACP Hospitalist won a bronze in the Best Single Issue (Magazine) category for its April 2011 issue.
"I'd like to congratulate the entire publications staff on these well-deserved and prestigious awards," said Steven Weinberger, MD, FACP, executive vice president and CEO of ACP, the organization that publishes ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist. "ACP's publications - from our monthly print newspapers to our weekly e-newsletters - continue to be invaluable sources of news and clinical information for the entire internal medicine community."
ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist highlight news on the diagnosis and treatment of complex or chronic diseases; translate guidelines and other evidence-based recommendations into practical guidance during clinical encounters; offer peer-written columns on diagnosis and decision-making; and outline career management tips and trends, among other topics.
The EXCEL Awards honor and represent the best publishing products of the association industry. Over 1000 entries were submitted to this year's competition. ASHPE recognizes editorial excellence and achievement in the field of health care publishing.
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