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Competitions & Activities

Abstract Competitions

ACP will be holding a National Abstracts Competition as part of the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2016. The meeting will take place May 5-7, 2016, in Washington, DC.

More about the National Competition

ACP Chapters also hold abstract competitions. Compete at the local level.

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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.

More about ACP Doctor’s Dilemma

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 Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 from May 5-7 in Washington, DC.

The application opens on Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Please note: Only chief residents who are ACP Resident/Fellow Members are eligible to apply. Eligible chief residents can access the application by logging into ACP Chief Resident's Corner.

The application deadline is Friday, October 9, 2015.

If you have any questions about the Waxman Scholarship, please contact chiefresidents@acponline.org

ACP Leadership Academy

The ACP Leadership Academy provides early career internists with training and resources to prepare them for leadership roles in the healthcare setting.

ACP's Special Interest Groups

Connect with other ACP members through these members-only groups that promote community and networking through lively online discussions. Current groups include Hospital Medicine, Physician Educators, Women in Medicine, and many more.

ACP's Special Interest Groups

Advocates for Internal Medicine Network

Sign-up to become a Advocate for Internal Medicine and help ACP with its advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill.

Council of Resident/Fellow Members

The ACP Council of Resident/Fellow Members currently represents the interests of over 22,000 residents and fellows-in-training.

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.”

Recruit-a-Resident Program

ACP's Recruit-a-Resident Rewards Program provides education resources to residency programs that recruit their residents to become ACP Resident/Fellow Members.

Volunteer Opportunities

Explore the volunteer opportunities available within ACP and outside the College.

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ACP offers different categories of membership depending on your career stage and professional status. View options, pricing and benefits.

Volunteer through ACP

ACP recognizes the importance of volunteerism and community service at both the national and local levels as part of its commitment to universal access to health care. View current volunteer opportunities and network with other ACP member volunteers today.

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A New Way to Ace the Boards!

A New Way to Ace the Boards!

Ensure you're board-exam ready with ACP's Board Prep Ace - a multifaceted, self-study program that prepares you to pass the ABIM Certification Exam in internal medicine. Learn more.