Annals of Internal Medicine Publishes Annual ‘Updates’ in Internal Medicine

Summaries of the year’s most important studies affecting the practice of internal medicine are available at

Philadelphia, May 4, 2016 -- Annals of Internal Medicine, the flagship journal of the American College of Physicians (ACP), will publish several articles summarizing some of the most important studies of 2015 in the fields of women’s health, novel drug therapy, critical care and pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology, hematology and oncology, geriatric medicine, rheumatology, hospital medicine, and nephrology.

Studies highlighted in the updates were chosen for a variety of factors, including novelty, quality, and potential impact on clinical practice. Updates in each subspecialty area include summaries of articles on a variety of relevant topic areas.

All of the updates can be accessed online at on May 5 at 9:00 a.m. Publication of the articles coincides with Internal Medicine Meeting 2016, ACP’s annual scientific meeting taking place May 5 -7 in Washington, DC.

“The mission of Annals of Internal Medicine is to link high quality research with patient care,” said Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP, editor of Annals. “By publishing these updates, we are providing internists and subspecialists with a convenient reference to information that may impact the way they practice medicine.”

About Annals of Internal Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine is one of the most widely cited and influential medical journals in the world, with an impact factor of 17.810 – the highest of any specialty journal in its category.  Annals’ mission is to promote excellence in medicine, enable physicians and other health care professionals to be well informed members of the medical community and society, advance standards in the conduct and reporting of medical research, and contribute to improving the health of people worldwide. Established in 1927, Annals is the flagship journal of the American College of Physicians.

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Note: For full text of any of the updates, please contact Angela Collom at or 215-351-2653.