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Understanding MOC Requirements
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April 11-13, 2019
Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
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Whenever possible, I try to elicit feedback from my patients.
Sometimes the opportunities arise as I pre-round in early morning
hours. Other times they don't present themselves until the
afternoon lulls after I've finished my floor work for the day. But
whenever those moments open up in front of me, I try to cherish and
linger in them...
Dr. Sherry Guardiano jokes that the gift of a Fisher Price
doctor play set from her parents determined her fate to become a
physician at the age of eight. "My parents gave me a doctor kit,
and my sister a tool set, and she later became an engineer. It is a
running joke in the family that those two play sets sealed our
The Internal Medicine Interest Group (IMIG) at Sanford School of
Medicine at the University of South Dakota has been revitalized
since the start of the 2007-2008 academic year. Since then our
group has been progressively strengthened, and every year has had
an ACP membership of greater than 50% of the medical school student
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Cirrhosis secondary to alcohol use is a condition characterized
by multiple complications, including the development of
coagulopathy. While a myth exists that patients with this diagnosis
are always hypocoagulable, the truth is they may also become
hypercoagulable. The issue is further muddied because prothrombin
time (PT) and international normalized ratio (INR), tests commonly
relied upon to screen for bleeding abnormalities, become unreliable
in this patient population.
This Internship represents a unique opportunity for one
Associate and one Medical Student Member to develop legislative
knowledge and advocacy skills by working directly with the
College's Washington, D.C., staff and participating in ACP's annual
The discipline of sports medicine primarily concerns itself with
the emergency assessment and care of acutely injured athletes,
diagnosis, treatment and management of common sports injuries and
illnesses, management of medical problems of the athlete,
rehabilitation of ill and injured athletes, and exercise as
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of disability in
elderly persons (1). Recent estimates suggest that symptomatic OA
of the knee occurs in 13% of persons 60 years of age and older (2).
The prevalence of OA is expected to increase as the U.S. population
ages and the prevalence of obesity rises.
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
internal medicine ambulatory rotation.
school debt becomes budgeting burden for primary care
Using the average starting salary for a U.S. primary care physician
($130,000) and a medical school debt of $162,500, a monthly budget
for this hypothetical family physician or general internist was
computers in the hospital
Doctors and information technology experts say there are a number
of logistical issues to work out, as the tablet computer becomes a
more common sight protruding from a doctor's white coat.