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Clinical Guidelines & Recommendations

ACP’s goal is to provide clinicians with recommendations based on the best available evidence; to inform clinicians of when there is no evidence; and to help clinicians deliver the best health care possible.

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Reviews of articles from over 120 of the world's top medical journals, alerting you to the highest quality, most clinically relevant information.

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Journals & Publications

Annals of Internal Medicine

Annals publishes clinically relevant articles that promote excellence in medicine and influence patient care. It is among the most widely cited peer-reviewed medical journals in the world. Learn more

ACP Internist

Published 10 times a year, ACP Internist provides news and information for internists about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP. Learn more

ACP Hospitalist

A monthly publication for hospitalists and other hospital-based physicians. Articles focus on topics such as advances in health care technology, clinical controversies, staffing and scheduling innovations, salary trends, and patient safety issues. Learn more

ACP Journal Club

A monthly summary of the latest evidence-based clinical information in internal medicine and its subspecialties, culled from over 130 clinical journals. Highlighted articles are chosen based on scientific merit, clinical relevance and newsworthiness.

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ACP JournalWise

Personalized Literature Updating Service alerts you to the highest quality and most clinically relevant new articles from over 120 medical journals and curated by medical professionals. Learn more

Books & Other ACP Publications

Topics in clinical medicine, medical humanities, medical education, professionalism & ethics, practice management, and related subjects.

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Clinical Resources and Products


The Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program® (MKSAP® 17) provides you with the most current and critical information in the core of internal medicine and its subspecialties so you can stay aware of what you need to know as a practicing physician in internal medicine today.

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Dynamed Plus

ACP members have free access to DynaMed Plus, the most current, evidence-based clinical information resource, analyzed systematically through the lens of an expert editorial team.

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IM Essentials

IM Essentials is the next generation of MKSAP for Students and Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students. It was created by over 90 CDIM-member clerkship directors and 5 associate editors specifically for use in the clerkship to help students grasp important internal medicine concepts and apply them clinically.

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Adult Immunization

View recordings of a series of immunization-related webinars, made possible by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Topics include the latest vaccine recommendations for adults and also how to utilize the entire office team in organizing immunization services in your practice.

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Performance Measures

ACP encourages the use of high-quality, evidence-based performance measures to optimally guide the improvement of the quality of patient care and practice of Internal Medicine. ACP Performance Measure Recommendations pertain to a number of conditions, including asthma, heart failure and stroke.

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ACP High Value Care

ACP has taken a leadership role in working toward reducing healthcare costs and waste, and improving patient care. The High Value Care initiative includes many resources for educators and practitioners, including:

  • Curriculum and other educational tools designed to train students and physicians to be good stewards of limited healthcare resources and improve patient outcomes.
  • A toolkit to help facilitate communication between primary care physicians and specialists.
  • Educational materials to teach physicians about managing conflicts of interest and other related issues.
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Ethics & Professionalism

Explore resources dedicated to medical ethics and professionalism, including but not limited to case studies, position papers and ACP's Ethics Manual.

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Patient Care Tools

Browse, order and download educational resources designed to help physicians provide information to patients on a variety of clinical topics.