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- Feature: Free Webinar: What is Internal Medicine Anyway?
- Medical Student Perspectives: 10 Tips on How to Be Happy in Medical School
- My Kind of Medicine: Saad Z. Usmani, MD, FACP
- Analyzing Annals: The Medicare Data Release Conundrum
- Advocacy Update: Apply Now for ACP's 2015 Washington Internship
- Winning Abstracts: Association Between Outpatient "No-shows" and Subsequent Clinical Outcomes
- Subspecialty Careers: Nephrology
- In the Clinic: Hypertension
- Virtual Dx - Interpretive Challenges from ACP
- Highlights from ACP Internist® & ACP Hospitalist®
Feature: Free Webinar: What is Internal Medicine Anyway?
Join ACP for our upcoming free webinar, "What is Internal Medicine Anyway?" on Wednesday, September 17 at 7:00 PM EDT. This free one-hour event will help you gain a better understanding of what internal medicine is and how it is structured.More
Medical Student Perspectives: 10 Tips on How to Be Happy in Medical School
To some fellow medical students, happiness may be shrugged off as a weak emotion or a last priority. Other medical students would say that happiness is the key to making the medical school experience memorable and positive. I believe that to be happy is a wonderful feeling, and when I am happy, I am more efficient, productive, and enthusiastic.More
My Kind of Medicine: Saad Z. Usmani, MD, FACP
Trading cricket whites for medicine's white coat; Dr. Usmani discusses his path to becoming a hematologist/oncologist/clinical researcher.More
Analyzing Annals: The Medicare Data Release Conundrum
These papers discuss the recently released Medicare payment data, which showed individual physician's payments from Medicare.More
Advocacy Update: Apply Now for ACP's 2015 Washington Internship
Spend a month in Washington learning about health policy and advocating for internal medicine.More
Winning Abstracts from the 2014 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Association Between Outpatient "No-shows" and Subsequent Clinical Outcomes
To improve care and achieve performance targets, healthcare systems focus on patients at high risk for not achieving preventive cancer screening and chronic disease management goals. We hypothesized that patients with a higher propensity for missed outpatient appointments, or "no-shows," will have lower colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) goal attainment over the following year.More
Subspecialty Careers: Nephrology
The word nephrology comes from the word nephros, the Greek word for kidney. Nephrology involves the diagnosis and management of diseases of the kidneys, the contiguous collecting system, and the associated vasculature.More
In the Clinic: Hypertension
Hypertension affects more than 65 million people in the United States, with about 2 million new cases diagnosed annually (1, 2). Most patients have primary or essential hypertension and are likely to remain hypertensive for life. Risk factors for hypertension include a family history of hypertension, African-American ethnicity, obesity, a high sodium or alcohol intake, and a sedentary lifestyle.
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.