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July 8, 2022

ACP Advocate

Advocacy in Action

ACP Advocacy for Reproductive Health Care Rights to Focus on the States

With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, ACP will work with state chapters to advocate for patient autonomy and access to reproductive health care services.


ACP: Passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act a ‘Step in the Right Direction’

Despite the SCOTUS decision on concealed carry permits, ACP is encouraged by passage of the legislation aimed at reducing the threat of firearms violence.


ACP Policy News

ACP Urges Government to Bolster Food Insecurity Response

New policy paper calls for all stakeholders, including policymakers and medical professionals, to be actively engaged in addressing food insecurity.


In Case You Missed It

ACP Concerned by Supreme Court Decision on EPA

In a statement, ACP President, Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP, expressed concern about the recently issued Supreme Court decision that restricts the ability of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set limits for carbon emissions from power plants. The statement noted that climate change is already harming the health of millions of people in America and throughout the world and concluded that ACP will continue to press federal and state officials to ensure that they are acting in the interest of human health.


NEW: ACP's 2021-2022 Annual Report

Read ACP just released Annual Report of the Executive Vice President and CEO, which highlights the College's efforts over the past year on behalf of our internal medicine community. ACP made significant progress on strategic initiatives and important goals to help support internal medicine physicians and advance the profession of internal medicine.


Quick Hits

ACP Congratulates Recent AMA election winners, Sandra A. Fryhofer and Suja Mathew

ACP congratulates Sandra A. Fryhofer, MD, MACP on her re-election to the AMA Board of Trustees.


Register Now for the National Primary Care Transformation Summit

Learn more about the support needed for our nation's primary care system at the National Primary Care Transformation Summit. The virtual summit from July 26 to 29, will discuss innovative approaches to the provision of and support for primary care in the marketplace today. Free registration is available for ACP members, internal medicine physicians, residents, medical students, and others. A video archive will be available following the event.


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