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Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
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medical students to act as standardized patients in the
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April 11, to be held at Internal Medicine 2014 in Orlando, FL.
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for a full day) for their time.
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to internal medicine interest groups in U.S. medical schools. The
for 2014-2015 is now available! The deadline to apply is
June 1, 2014.
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that state expansion would be optional.
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Government Affairs and Public Policy, Bob Doherty, discusses the
current situation with legislation to repeal the Medicare SGR
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health care. Adolescent medicine evaluates medical and behavioral
problems within the context of puberty and tailors management to
the individual's developmental needs.
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vehicle accidents (1). In general, males have a higher rate of
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In the Clinic is a monthly feature in Annals of Internal
Medicine that focuses on practical management of patients with
common clinical conditions. It offers evidence-based answers to
frequently asked questions about screening, prevention, diagnosis,
therapy, and patient education and provides physicians with tools
to improve the quality of care. Many internal medicine clerkship
directors recommend this series of articles for students on the
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