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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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April 11-13, 2019
Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
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Did you know that ACP accepts article submissions from Medical
Student Members for IMpact?
Share your experiences, study tips, school/life balance
techniques, and relationship advice with your peers! ACP wants to
know what resources are helping you survive medical school, what
are you doing to prepare for exams, and are how you planning to
tackle your medical school debt. Tell us your thoughts on applying
to residency programs and preparing for the match.
Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP, Editor-in-Chief, Annals of
Internal Medicine confides that she almost went to art school.
Dr. Laine, an artist? Who knew?! She is the editor of one of the
five most widely cited peer-reviewed medical journals in the world,
a published author, a researcher, and a physician; but, according
to her, as a high school student she had her sights set on going to
Cooper Union, a college in New York City that offers 3
programs—art, architecture, and engineering.
The U.S. health care system is undergoing a shift from
individual clinician practice toward team-based care. In this
position paper, the ACP presents its position on clinical care
Looking for an exciting event idea? Host your own ACP Doctor's
Dilemma competition as an IMIG event. While ACP hosts this activity
for residents at our annual meetings, your club can use this
concept to recruit new members through friendly competition.
Updated in October 2013 this guide is intended to serve as a
practical resource for internists on health system reform
legislation titled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
(ACA) that was enacted in March 2010.
Ever since its discovery, insulin has been the cornerstone of
therapy for type 1 diabetes (T1D). While insulin treatment improves
glycemic control and helps prevent against ketoacidosis and
diabetic-related complications, it also increases the risk of
hypoglycemia and weight gain. Currently, glucagon-like peptide-1
(GLP-1) receptor agonists are used for the treatment of type 2
diabetes through its actions to stimulate insulin secretion,
suppress glucagon secretion and to reduce food intake and body
Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Med-Peds) residency
programs provide concurrent, dual training in Internal Medicine and
Pediatrics, and allow eligibility for board certification and
practice in both disciplines. Physicians practicing Med-Peds see
both adults and children in a wide variety of practice settings and
practice styles. Practice settings range from outpatient primary
care to inpatient hospitalist practice, and practice styles range
from urgent acute illness care to the longitudinal chronic illness
care of patients with congenital heart disease.
More than 90% of patients who have recurrent headache on
presentation to primary care offices or emergency departments have
migraine. Migraine affects approximately 13% of adults in the
United States and is associated with high socioeconomic and
personal impact. In the Global Burden of Disease Survey 2010, it
was ranked as the third most prevalent disorder and seventh-highest
specific cause of disability worldwide.
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.
increasingly checking 'Dr. Google'
More than a third of patients have gone online to identify a
medical condition, raising concerns about "cyberchondria" and
requiring physicians to adapt to help patients differentiate the
helpful websites from the misleading ones.
skills, counseling best for low back pain
Despite all the best evidence and guidelines, patients with low
back pain are still spending time, effort and money on things that
aren't helping them in the long run.
A hectic day is made worse by a know-it-all fellow.