Competitions & Awards

Abstract Competitions

ACP holds a National Abstracts Competition as part of the annual ACP Internal Medicine Meeting every year.

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ACP Chapters also hold abstract competitions. For more information, contact your local chapter.

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ACP Doctor's Dilemma

The College's national medical jeopardy competition, ACP Doctor's Dilemma, is held each year at ACP's annual Internal Medicine Meeting. The competition pits champion against champion in a battle to final jeopardy. Up to 50 teams of residents and medical students from around the nation compete for the coveted title of national champion.

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ACP Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarships

This scholarship was established to recognize outstanding chief medical residents and to provide them an opportunity to help teach popular clinical skills workshops at the Waxman Center under the guidance and mentorship of expert faculty at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting. The Center provides hands-on, small group learning opportunities in the areas of communication, physical diagnosis, and hospital and office-based procedural skills.

Selected chief residents will help teach popular workshops under the guidance and mentorship of expert faculty. Eligible workshops include ultrasound-guided invasive procedures (central line, paracentesis, and lumbar puncture), arthrocentesis and bursal injections, and abscess incision and drainage.

Scholarship funding includes the cost of meeting registration, travel, and accommodations for chief residents to attend the annual Internal Medicine Meeting.

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Joseph E. Johnson Leadership Award

The Joseph E. Johnson Leadership Award recognizes a Resident/Fellow Member of the College who has demonstrated qualities that exemplify the College's mission "to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine."