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January 2010

Medical Student Perspectives: Planning for the fourth year of medical school

It’s almost here! Your fourth year of medical school – supposedly the easiest and most fun year of your medical training – is just around the corner.


My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists: Mandy Krauthamer Cohen, MD

On the morning of October 5, 2009, Mandy Krauthamer Cohen dressed in a black suit fit for a day at the White House.


Internal Medicine Interest Group of the Month: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Student Osteopathic Internal Medicine Association (SOIMA) is one of the largest student organizations at the University of North Texas – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM).


Winning Abstracts from the 2009 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Cryptococcal Meningoencephalitis Masquerading as a Brainstem Stroke

Cryptococcal meningoencephalitis is rare among HIV-negative, immunocompetent patients, and is uniformly fatal if untreated, making its diagnosis in such patients both challenging and essential.


Subspecialty Careers: Highlights about Careers in Internal Medicine: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Palliative medicine aims to relieve symptoms and pain a patient suffers due to a serious illness.


Advocacy Brief: ACP makes recommendations for final health care legislation

On January 7, 2010 ACP President Joseph Stubbs., sent a letter to congressional leadership working to reconcile differences between the House-passed “Affordable Health Care for America Act” and the Senate-passed “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."


Feature: Ask the Program Director

IMpact is developing a new feature that will focus on providing medical students practical advice to help them navigate the process of obtaining a residency position in internal medicine.


Did you Know That You Have Access to Annals of Internal Medicine Online?

The most widely cited medical specialty medical journal in the world, Annals of Internal Medicine delivers major review articles, incisive original research, topical clinical reviews, thought-provoking editorials, and a spirited exchange of medical opinion.


Students: Join ACP for Free

Benefits of Membership for Students: ACP's free Medical Student Membership includes benefits designed especially to meet students' needs.

Join Now: Sign-up today and begin enjoying the benefits of ACP Medical Student Membership.

Find a Residency

Search ACP's Internal Medicine Residency Database for information on all internal medicine residency programs in the U.S. and Canada. (ACP Members only)

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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.

Join Us in Washington, DC for the Most Comprehensive Meeting in Internal Medicine

Join Us in Washington, DC for the Most Comprehensive Meeting in Internal Medicine
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Discounted rates, the best national faculty, a wealth of clinical and practice management topics and hands-on sessions! Learn more about the meeting.