Clinical Information

Recommendation guidelines, medical publications, and other tools to help clinicians stay up to date and treat their patients effectively.

Clinical Information

Clinical search includes the following resources:

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  • Clinical Guidelines
  • High Value Care
  • Patient Resources
  • Special Topics/Initiatives

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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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ACP continually refines and enhances its methodology for developing evidence-based guidelines and guidance statements. Read our guideline process.

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 Publication Services

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

Annals of Internal Medicine: Clinical Cases

New peer-reviewed, open-access journal co-published by ACP and the American Heart Association publishing high-quality case reports, case series, image/video cases, and preceptor cases in a variety of areas of general and internal medicine.

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I.M. Matters from ACP

Published 10 times a year, I.M. Matters from ACP provides news and information for internal medicine physicians 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

ACP offers a collection of clinical resources and products to help expand your knowledge base and prepare you for implementation in the field. View all resources.


The Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program® (MKSAP®) 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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COVID-19 Resource Hub

These resources are meant to assist internal medicine physicians seeking to prepare and manage their response. ACP will continue to update this page with resources developed by ACP and other organizations.

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Adult Immunization Resource Hub

ACP's I Raise the Rates initiative provides important practice resources as well as vaccine information to help physicians increase adult immunization in their practices.

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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 and Office Forms

These are forms for patient charts, logs, information sheets, office signs, and forms for use by practice administration.

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