The American College of Physicians Launches iPhone Applicationfor Annals of Internal Medicine

Philadelphia, September 28, 2010 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released a new iPhone application for its flagship journal, Annals of Internal Medicine.

Available for free at the iPhone App Store, the Annals of IM application allows iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad users to:

  • view abstracts from the current issue
  • access published clinical guidelines
  • see listings of "In the Clinic" and "ACP Journal Club" articles
  • listen to podcasts and view videos
  • access the "Popular" feed to see which recent Annals articles are creating the most media buzz

"The mission of Annals of Internal Medicine is to link high quality research with patient care," said Christine Laine, MD, MPH, editor of Annals of Internal Medicine. "It is exciting that we can leverage information technology platforms to impact the way internists and subspecialists access the latest medical information, and ultimately, how they treat their patients."

The new Annals of IM iPhone application is available at

About the American College of Physicians
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, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

About Annals of Internal Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine is one of the five most widely cited peer-reviewed medical journals in the world, with a current impact factor of 16.2. The journal has been published for 82 years. It accepts only 7 percent of the original research studies submitted for publication. Follow Annals of Internal Medicine on Facebook and Twitter.