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June 2015

Feature: Electronic Resources for Students

The ACP IM Essentials Flashcards app was recently recognized by MedPage Today for being one of the best new medical apps!

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Medical Student Perspectives: Call for Submissions: What's your "Top Ten?"

What advice do you have for your fellow students on surviving medical school? Share your favorite study tips, apps that keep your organized, ways you find a school/life balance, things you wish you knew before you started your clerkship, etc.

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My Kind of Medicine: Officer Profiles: Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP & Tanveer P. Mir, MD, MACP

Get to know the new ACP President and Chair of the Board of Regents!

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Analyzing Annals: On Being a Doctor: World Changing

In a recent issue of Annals, Dr. Plumb tells of the pain that resulted from being named in a medical malpractice lawsuit during her residency, and how she continues to struggle navigating the emotional sequelae while simultaneously striving to be a physician who will "change the world."

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Winning Abstracts from the 2015 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Poster Winners

Congratulations to the 124 ACP Medical Student Members who presented at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2015 in Boston, MA last month.

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Subspecialty Careers: Sleep Medicine

Physicians who specialize in sleep medicine are trained to detect, treat, and prevent sleep disorders, such as obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, insomnia, sleep walking, and jet lag.

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In the Clinic

Delirium

Delirium is an acute state of confusion marked by sudden onset, fluctuating course, inattention, and at times an abnormal level of consciousness (1). Delirium is extremely common but can be challenging to diagnose.

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Reader Submissions

IMpact welcomes submissions from its readers. If you are an ACP Medical Student Member and have comments about IMpact, would like to submit an article for the newsletter, or if you have questions about joining ACP, send them via e-mail to impact@acponline.org.

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