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ACP offers a number of resources to help members make sense of the MOC requirements and earn points.
Understanding MOC Requirements
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The most comprehensive meeting in Internal Medicine.
April 11-13, 2019
Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
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Ensure payment and avoid policy violations. Plus, new resources to help you navigate the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
Access helpful forms developed by a variety of sources for patient charts, logs, information sheets, office signs, and use by practice administration.
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IMpact's new monthly feature, Analyzing Annals, provides you
with critical thinking questions to help you examine and evaluate
Annals of Internal Medicine articles.
"Rote memorization," an all-too-familiar concept for medical
students, has become somewhat of a tradition in medical education.
I wonder: Must we all attempt to digest a trees-worth of paper
notes to earn the coveted suffix of "MD?" Are we all just victims
of hippocampal hazing? All joking aside, mass memorization seems to
be a necessary and innate part of medicine, and some medical
subject matter simply requires memorization. The knowledge expected
of a doctor is vast, and this is a path, though challenging, that
we chose to traverse. Is there, however, a path less painful, less
Get to know ACP President, Molly Cooke, MD, FACP and ACP Chair,
Board of Regents, Charles Cutler, MD, FACP.
One way to help strengthen your IMIG club is by getting in touch
with your local ACP chapter and your Council of Student Members
The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act
(ACA) in its entirety is a victory for improving health care for
While the American College of Physicians (ACP) did not take a
position on the constitutional issues before the court...
The characteristic feature of secondary syphilis is a rash, but
its lesser-known symptoms create a presentation that can mimic
mononucleosis, primary HIV, or other clinical entities. We report
the case of an uncommon presentation of syphilis in a patient who
presented with abdominal pain, B-symptoms, and a large abdominal
mass concerning for a GI lymphoma.
Palliative medicine aims to relieve symptoms and pain a patient
suffers due to a serious illness. Goals of palliative care include
reducing suffering, improving the quality of life for a patient,
and supporting the patient and family throughout the treatment
Hospice care is focused toward patients facing a terminal
diagnosis who no longer wish to undergo curative treatment and
seeks to relieve symptoms and support patients in the end-of-life
Palliative medicine focuses on quality of life and the
alleviation of symptoms in patients with serious illness. It aims
to consider the physical, mental, spiritual, and social well-being
of patients and their families in order to maintain hope while
ensuring patient dignity and respecting autonomy. Palliative care
medicine encompasses both consultative palliative care for patients
with serious illnesses, and hospice care for patients at the
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.
Management: Take time to ease the pain of elderly
Assessing and managing pain can be complicated in elderly patients.
Learn which tools work, which tools don't, and how to optimize
Regulations: Spotlight cast on industry gifts, payouts to
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act goes into effect Aug. 1. We
detail what physicians need to know.
medical apps, tech on the wards: Not all resources are created
Experts review apps for decision support, medical calculators,
tools and more.
These cases and commentary, which address delirium, are excerpted
from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).