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From the April 2018 ACP Internist
Standardized patients are used during medical school to ensure physicians develop competencies in communication and physical examination skills.
ACP Internist provides news and information for internists about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.
My Kind of Medicine: Real Lives of Practicing Internists
ACP is delighted to introduce our incoming ACP President, Dr. Ana María López, and our incoming Chair of the Board of Regents, Dr. Andrew Dunn. Read on to learn about who they are, where they're from, their careers and their hobbies.
Medical Student Perspective
My internal medicine rotation was full of thought-provoking and memorable patient encounters. Some encounters left me heartbroken, some left me confused, and others were profoundly gratifying, but all were didactic in some way.
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ACP Member In The News
Dr. Horwitch is an internist at Virginia Mason, specializing in preventive medicine and sexually transmitted diseases, and has been caring for patients with HIV/AIDS since the early 1990s. She has been a Fellow in the American College of Physicians since 1991, and currently serves as an ACP-certified Well-being Champion. Dr. Horwitch is featured in the April 2018 issue of Seattle Magazine as part of their annual Top Doctors article.
From the March 13, 2018 ACP Advocate
Each year, the American College of Physicians (ACP) develops anywhere between four to six new public policies, and the process itself always starts with an idea.
ACP Advocate is a bi-weekly e-newsletter that provides ACP members with news about public policy issues affecting internal medicine and patient care. Join ACP's Advocates for Internal Network Medicine network (AIMn) to stay engaged with ACP's advocacy activities.
This short, compelling video graphically illustrates the enormity of the problem of food insecurity.
Annals of Internal Medicine is the premier internal medicine academic journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It is one of the most widely cited and influential specialty medical journals in the world.
Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2018 ACP National Abstract Competition. Out of 511 Medical Student entries, the following winners were chosen to present their abstracts at ACP Internal Medicine 2018 in New Orleans, LA. (more)
Want to have your abstract featured here? ACP holds a National Abstracts Competition as part of the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting every year. Find out more at ACP Online.
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology represents advanced training in cardiovascular disease and focuses on management of complex cardiac electrophysiologic disease of the heart. Often called “electrophysiologists,” these internists are trained in the mechanism, function, and performance of the electrical activities of the heart.
Dyslipidemia is an important risk factor for coronary artery disease and stroke. Long-term, prospective epidemiologic studies have consistently shown that persons with healthier lifestyles and fewer risk factors for coronary heart disease, and particularly those with favorable lipid profiles, have reduced incidence of coronary heart disease.
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