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ACP Members enjoy benefits exclusively for residents and fellows-in-training.

Members have access to exclusive resources, programs, networking opportunities and more.

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Educational Resources

Prepare for board certification and keep your clinical knowledge updated.

ACP has a rich collection of products and services designed specifically for resident and fellows-in-training.


Prep for the ABIM Certification exam with MKSAP, an integrated learning system offering the most current and critical information in the core of internal medicine.

Clinical Guidelines

ACP’s highly respected best practices and evidence-based guidelines will keep you updated for inpatient and outpatient care.

Board Prep Courses

Prepare for board certification with live courses held at different locations across the country. Recordings of courses are also available for you to study on your own schedule.

Resources for Chiefs

A number of educational resources that can help Chief Residents assess resident skill levels, prepare residents for presentations, cultivate bedside teaching skills, and more.



Career Development

Plan your career with ACP's resources and free tools.

Residency Career Guidance

A comprehensive resource for career planning with guides to assist with fellowship training requirements, identifying career opportunities, marketing yourself, setting up a practice and more.

Abstract Competitions

The College sponsors abstract competitions with special categories for resident members. Prizes include monetary awards and recognition among your peers.

Career Connection

Search for jobs that suit your internal medicine and/or specialty career path. Listings updated weekly.

Leadership Academy

Courses and discounted programming to help resident/fellow members. Resources include resume review services and courses on presentation skills and negotiation.




Impact the future of internal medicine.

ACP encourages resident/fellow members to get involved in activities to improve internal medicine and further their career.


Get involved through grassroots efforts to raise awareness of the changing climate of healthcare and to communicate with legislators on issues that affect their patients and community.


ACP’s domestic and international chapters offer opportunities to get involved, develop leadership skills, voice opinions, engage in debates, and attend local events.

Member Forums

New and improved discussion boards where members can share experiences and discuss topics pertaining to clinical issues, education and training, practice issues, community and more.

Council of Resident/Fellow Members

The Council supports the professional development and quality of training of internal medicine postgraduates and and engages with ACP chapter level activities and residency/fellowship training programs.



Additional Benefits

Take advantage of ACP's many other resources and services for resident/fellow members.

Annals of Internal Medicine

Resident/Fellow members get a free print and online subscription to Annals, which is among the most widely cited peer-reviewed medical journals in the world. Includes original research, review articles, clinical practice guidelines, and personal narratives.

Internal Medicine Meeting

The premier meeting for the specialty with over 200 educational sessions in internal medicine and its subspecialties. CME and MOC available. Discounted for members.

DynaMed Plus®

Through ACP's collaboration with EBSCO Health, ACP members receive free access to the most current, evidence-based clinical decision support tool, DynaMed Plus.

Student Debt Refinancing

SoFi offers refinancing that allows ACP members to optimize monthly private and federal loans, and save thousands on payments.

Mentoring Database

Find an experienced physician who can offer you advice on your education, future career and networking opportunities.

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Residents & Fellows-in-Training Membership

Annual Dues for this Membership Type* $119

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*ACP's membership year runs from July 1 to June 30. Dues are pro-rated based upon the month a new member joins.

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MKSAP 17 Products

Trust the best to do your best!

MKSAP has been trusted by internists since 1967 as the best resource for updating knowledge and preparing for ABIM Board exams.

MKSAP 17, available in Complete, Digital, and Print packages, consists of 11 comprehensive text chapters with related multiple-choice questions. You’ll find 1,200 completely new questions to help you identify learning gaps, stay current, and gain the knowledge you need to provide the best possible patient care. MKSAP 17’s original and high-quality questions evolve out of case studies and patient scenarios based on the latest evidence.

This product is offered at a discount to ACP Members.

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IM 2016 Washington DC

Internal medicine’s most comprehensive educational event!

Each year, the American College of Physicians brings together physicians from around the globe to experience the most comprehensive live educational event in internal medicine. Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 will offer more than 200 sessions on clinical topics and related areas designed to expand your medical knowledge, improve your clinical skills, and keep you abreast of the most recent advances in patient care.

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Educational Courses and Recordings

Prepare and review with our courses and recordings.

ACP wants to help you prepare for board certification and maintenance of certification (MOC) exams in internal medicine. We offer live review courses in varying lengths and at many locations throughout the United States. ACP also offers internal medicine board review course recordings that allow you to study on your own schedule. All board review courses and recordings offer CME credit.

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IM Essentials

Internal Medicine Essentials

IM Essentials was collaboratively developed by the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM), the content of IM Essentials is based on the national core curriculum for the 3rd year internal medicine clerkship and the blueprint for the NBME Step 2 examination, and shares many of the content features and functions available in the MKSAP program.

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Residency Career Guidance

Get the career guidance you need on a variety of topics.

ACP offers you a comprehensive resource for your career planning — including detailed guides to assist you with:

  • Training, Certification and Licensing
  • Practice and Career Options
  • Searching for the Right Career Opportunity
  • Marketing Yourself
  • The Contract, Compensation and Malpractice Insurance
  • Personal Finances
  • Setting Up the Practice


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Board Prep Courses

The ACP Board review curriculum at your disposal.

Review medical content and improve test-taking skills with ACP's expert clinician educators as you prepare for the ABIM certification exam.

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Mentoring Database

Someone to offer you advice on your education, future career and networking opportunities.

ACP recognizes that the years of an internist's education, training and early career are those of excitement, challenge and anxiety. If you have specific questions about scheduling your summer preceptorships, getting through the match, and preparing for clerkships and residency interviews, we encourage you to seek out a mentor who can provide the guidance and information you need.

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Career Connection

Discover ACP's job search advantage.

Explore the job market across the country and browse hundreds of open internal medicine positions. You can customize search settings to suit your specific criteria and preferences, as well as store a personal profile to submit to employers. Ads are updated weekly, and you can register to receive e-mail alerts when positions become available that match your criteria.

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Resources for Chiefs and Program Directors

Relevant and practical tools from ACP

A number of educational resources that can help Chief Residents assess resident skill levels, prepare residents for presentations, cultivate bedside teaching skills, and more.

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Annals of Internal Medicine

The most widely-cited journal focused on internal medicine and its subspecialties.

Annals of Internal Medicine’s mission is to inform health care providers, promote excellence in medicine, and improve patient care. With an impact factor of 17.810, Annals is one of the most widely-cited medical journals in the world. Annals publishes a wide variety of original research, review articles, clinical practice guidelines, and commentaries relevant to clinical practice. In addition, the journal publishes personal narratives that convey the feeling and the art of medicine.

ACP Journalwise

Access The Most Important Articles from the World's Top Medical Journals.

ACP JournalWise, a free member benefit, reviews over 120 of the world’s top medical journals alerting you to the highest quality, most clinically relevant, new articles based on your preferred areas of specialty. Available online and mobile optimized, ACP JournalWise allows you to quickly access the information you need – anywhere, anytime.

Abstract Competitions

Submit your work and participate in ACP's annual Internal Medicine Meeting.

The College sponsors local and national abstract competitions with special categories for resident and fellow members. Prizes include monetary awards and peer recognition. Winning entries are featured each year at ACP's Internal Medicine Meeting.

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Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Guidelines

Get the info you need with ACP's clinical guidelines & recommendations.

ACP's goal is to provide clinicians with recommendations based on the best available evidence; to inform clinicians of when there is no evidence; and finally, to help clinicians deliver the best health care possible.

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Patient Education Resources

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