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Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
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Physicians have been practicing based on "evidence" for many
decades. However, traditionally due to multitude of reasons,
including limited availability of sound clinical research and
limited access to available data, they heavily relied on anecdotal
evidence, which was primarily derived from their clinical
experience, the recommendations of their colleagues and the
writings of the "authorities" in their field.
Dr. Josh decided that he wanted to become a physician at the age
of six when he had his appendix removed. Although the procedure was
uncomplicated and he recovered easily, the experience exposed him
to "the fundamental value of a timely diagnosis" and inspired him
pursue a career in medicine to serve others.
Do you know a physician you would like to see profiled in an
upcoming issue of IMpact? ACP is seeking nominations to
feature your favorite internist in My Kind of Medicine: Real
Lives of Practicing Internists.
an internist today!
Do you think your IMIG has what it takes to be featured as the
"Internal Medicine Interest Group of the Month" in an upcoming
issue of IMpact?
Unsure about residency programs? Nervous about writing a
personal statement for your application? Curious to find out what
Program Directors are thinking? Submit your question to Ask the
Primary Care Progress will host National Primary Care Week
October 10-14, 2011 in partnership with the American Medical
Student Association. Primary Care Progress (PCP) is a growing
network of primary health care clinicians, trainees, and students
engaging their local primary health care communities to promote
primary care and transform care delivery and training.
This Internship represents a unique opportunity for one
Associate and one Medical Student Member to develop legislative
knowledge and advocacy skills by working directly with the
College's Washington, D.C., staff and participating in ACP's annual
A 41-year-old male initially presented to an outside hospital
with painful joints, fevers, and chills for three weeks. Further
investigation revealed leukocytosis, elevated ESR, and an elevated
rheumatoid factor (RF). Shortly thereafter, he presented to our
hospital with disabling medium and large joint pain and morning
stiffness lasting for four hours.
Allergy is derived from the Greek word allo, meaning
"other or different" and ergon, meaning, "work." In this
sense, allergy is something that "works differently" from
Acute sinusitis affects millions of persons in the United States
every year and is among the most common reasons for physician
visits, prompting over 3 million visits annually (1). The more
accurate term for this condition is acute rhinosinusitis, because
symptoms involve both the nasal cavity and the sinuses.
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.
This skin condition reappears at the same locations each time
this patient is exposed to a sulfa-containing drug.
Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
healing tsunami's aftereffectsSix
months after an earthquake and tsunami, Japan's populace and its
clinicians are sizing up the long-term health effects of the
physical injuries, the mental trauma and the damage to the nation's
health care facilities. Internists describe the aftermath in their
another use for duct tape: "Red box" isolation pilot reduces costs,
Trinity Medical Center in Illinois saved over $110,000 in personal
protective equipment costs.