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Medical Educator Resources

ACP develops and publishes comprehensive resources for educators of residents and medical students.

IM Essentials

IM Essentials, created by over 90 internal medicine clerkship directors, preps students for the Internal Medicine Clerkship and USMLE Step 2. IM Essentials covers the key topics and concepts in the core medicine clerkship and consists of two print books and an online program which are available individually. Access to the online version is included with either print book.

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IM In-Training Examination

The gold standard for assessing medical knowledge during internal medicine residency.

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ACP Board Prep Curriculum for Residents

The ACP Board Prep Curriculum enables program directors, faculty, or chief residents to present a comprehensive board review course with consistent information to all their residents. The course contains over 2,300 slides and 46 hours of content divided into one-hour lectures so there is very little preparation work needed to be done by the speakers. All content is presented as online slide shows controlled by the speaker.

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Clinical Skills Resources

ACP's "hands-on" training programs for internists, residents and students who wish to learn or improve clinical skills in procedures, physical examination and communication.

Clinical Skills DVDs and Teaching Modules

Curriculum for Residents: Providing High Value Care

ACP and AAIM have developed six interactive one-hour sessions based on actual patients and their hospital bills. For each of the modules, residents will be directed to use a five-step framework to help practice habits of high value, cost-conscious care. Each session includes both a powerpoint presentation and a facilitator's guide that you can use to prepare for the session. Visit our new high value care microsite to access the curriculum.

Annals Teaching Tools

Teaching Tools from Annals of Internal Medicine provides content and resources in formats that will assist you in your teaching activities.

Annals Teaching Tools

Residency Training

Abstract Competitions

ACP's Recruit-a-Resident Program

ACP's Recruit-a-Resident Rewards Program provides education resources to residency programs that recruit their residents to become ACP Associate Members.

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Teaching Medicine Series

A first of its kind, the Teaching Medicine six-book series shares the collective experiences, knowledge, and insights of medical educators. Written for medical teachers in the office, classroom, and hospital, and for program leaders across the range of academic medicine, this unique series is an excellent resource is an excellent resource for improving teaching techniques and learning more about educational tools and resources. Available as a complete set or for individual purchase.

Teaching Medicine Series – Six-Book Set

Individual Titles

Medical Ethics and Professionalism Resources

Ethics Manual

ACP's Ethics Manual is intended to facilitate the process of making ethical decisions in clinical practice, teaching, and medical research, and to describe and explain underlying ethics principles, as well as the physician's role in society and with colleagues. It is widely used as a teaching tool with residents and medical students and is available for bulk purchase in a lab coat sized booklet version.

CME and MOC credits are also available for educational activities using the Ethics Manual.

Ethics Case Studies

The ethics case study series offers case histories and commentaries for teaching on a variety of professionalism, clinical ethics and research ethics topics. The case studies are also available for CME credit.

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Quality Connect: Adult Immunization & Quality Improvement for Residents

This training program teaches residents the science of adult immunizations and provides evidence-based strategies for increasing vaccination rates. It can be used in ambulatory and inpatient settings to meet ACGME requirements for quality improvement.

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Related Links

IM Board Review Courses: Review medical content and improve test-taking skills with ACP's expert clinician educators as you prepare for the ABIM certification exam.

MKSAP: ACP's comprehensive Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program provides residents and practicing physicians with an up-to-date study resource for ABIM certification and recertification.

IM Essentials: Created by over 90 internal medicine clerkship directors, IM Essentials covers the key topics and concepts in the core medicine clerkship through textbook chapters and self-assessment questions.

Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2nd Edition

Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2nd Edition This new edition reflects recent clinical and social changes and continues to present the important issues facing practitioners and their LGBT patients. Read more about the Guide. Also see ACP's recent policy position paper on LGBT health disparities.

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