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- Feature: Osmosis, an online learning tool that helps medical students "learn more, forget less"
- Medical Student Perspectives: Lessons from the Samurai Warrior
- My Kind of Medicine: Farzanna S. Haffizulla, MD, FACP
- Analyzing Annals: Clinical Guideline: Urinary Incontinence
- Advocacy Update: Health Policy Internship Application Deadline October 20
- Winning Abstracts: Zoledronate Inhibits Cell Membrane Repair
- Subspecialty Careers: Interventional Cardiology
- In the Clinic: Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
- Virtual Dx - Interpretive Challenges from ACP
- Highlights from ACP Internist® & ACP Hospitalist®
Feature: Osmosis, an online learning tool that helps medical students "learn more, forget less"
ACP has collaborated with Osmosis to make educational content from its Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) for Students program available on the Osmosis Med platform.More
Medical Student Perspectives: Lessons from the Samurai Warrior
Samurais inserted rejuvenating activities into daily routines to practice "unstringing" their bows. I believe this lesson of "unstringing your bow" is also the key to success as a medical student, resident, and physician.More
My Kind of Medicine: Farzanna S. Haffizulla, MD, FACP
If anyone has earned the right to add "expert on work/life balance" to her CV, it is Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla, wife and mother of four, internist, author, entrepreneur, health correspondent, leader, teacher, and motivational speaker.More
Analyzing Annals: Clinical Guideline: Urinary Incontinence
This guideline on the nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence (UI) recommends pelvic floor muscle training in women with stress UI, bladder training in women with urgency UI, and both in women with mixed UI. It also recommends against systemic pharmacologic therapy for stress UI but recommends pharmacologic treatment in women with urgency UI if bladder training was unsuccessful.More
Advocacy Update: Health Policy Internship Application Deadline October 20
Spend a month in Washington learning about health policy and advocating for internal medicine.More
Winning Abstracts from the 2014 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Zoledronate Inhibits Cell Membrane Repair
Bisphosphonates are a class of drugs that inhibit the resorption of bone by osteoclasts to increase bone mass. They are commonly prescribed to increase bone mass in patients with osteoporosis, cancerous tumors of bone, and other bone disorders.More
Subspecialty Careers: Interventional Cardiology
From the Latin word intervenire, "to come between," Interventional Cardiology is the branch of Cardiology responsible for catheter-based interventions in the management of ischemic heart disease, congenital heart disease, and acquired valvular disease.More
In the Clinic: Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD) affects many millions of Americans, with associated annual costs measured in tens of billions of dollars. It is a leading cause of death in the United States.
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.
Highlights from ACP Internist® & ACP Hospitalist®
ACP and American Medical Women's Association announce affiliate
ACP and the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) have announced an affiliate membership agreement whereby ACP members can become AMWA Affiliate Members as part of their ACP membership at no additional charge.
not a bread-and-butter diagnosis
Internists have to sort through the symptoms of gluten sensitivity to confirm a diagnosis. Excluding celiac disease and wheat allergy is essential, as is managing the patient's expectations and lifestyle.
Corner: Transitioning from health care to a broader domain of
Clinicians and the organizations in which they practice are moving beyond episode-based health care delivery and into the communities in which they exist, delivering services that would normally seem outside the scope of medical practice.
The telehospitalist: Will your next job be inside a
Hospitalists increasingly have options to live where they wish and work in another state or country.