May 5, 2023

ACP Advocate

ACP Policy News

ACP Offers Best Practices to Improve Care Transitions Between Settings

New policy paper emphasizes the need for a patient-centered, physician-led care team to improve patient safety and outcomes.

Advocacy in Action

ACP Doubles Down on Efforts to Curb Gun Violence

New initiative provides resources for physicians to have frank discussions with patients regarding firearm storage and safety.

Federal Court Ruling Puts Access to Abortion Pill at Risk

ACP says governmental interference in evidence-based medicine is ‘extremely problematic’.

Quick Hits

ACP Observes Mental Health Awareness Month

ACP recognizes May as National Mental Health Awareness Month and recommends that members check out the I.M. Emotional Support Hub for resources on well-being and professional fulfillment.

The hub includes free and low-cost counseling plus multimedia resources to protect clinician well-being. This year, three new 10–15-minute videos were added to the Mini but Mighty Skills for Well-Being video series, including bonus multimedia resources to support you and your team's well-being journey from where you are.

The new ‘Mini but Mighty Skills for Well-Being’ topics include:

  • Peer Coaching to Support Individuals and Organizations (Support a Colleague in Need)
  • Using Stories to Explore Identity and Enhance Well-being (Narrative Medicine)
  • Draft Your Personal Mission Statement to Enhance Professional Fulfillment

Visit ACP's I.M. Emotional Support Hub and explore the new ‘Mini but Mighty Skills for Well-Being’ topics and other helpful mental health resources and tools today.


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