A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts. Case study: How should a physician react when an elderly patient refuses life-saving treatment contrary to the wishes of her family?.
1 Jan 2008
Two new studies reported on infections in fully vaccinated people, while another looked at the rate of myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with COVID-19. A survey found depression and anxiety to be common during the pandemic, and the push for mandatory vaccination of health care workers continued.
3 Aug 2021
A study of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data from 2011 to 2018 found that 46.7% of respondents ages 60 years and older used aspirin for primary or secondary cardiovascular disease prevention and suggested potential overuse in certain groups.
29 Jun 2021
The FDA warned about false positives with rapid tests, guidance addressed care for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during the pandemic, and experts advised on ethics of emergency use authorizations, among other recent COVID-19 news.
10 Nov 2020
Doctors are paying more attention to the issue of suicide within their profession. The full scope of the problem is unknown, but increased awareness and access to resources can encourage physicians to reach out for help.
1 Sep 2021
In lieu of the Convocation ceremony scheduled to be held at ACP's Internal Medicine Meeting 2020, a digital Convocation Program is available to help honor this year's award recipients, as well as those elected to Fellowship and Mastership who had planned to participate.
11 Aug 2020
A new policy statement outlined the College's recommendations for addressing and mitigating systemic racism, including discrimination in law enforcement, as well as its commitment to expanding existing policies on disparities in health care and on hate crimes as a public health issue.
23 Jun 2020
ACP members may claim free CME/MOC, which applies to special state-based requirements for Human Trafficking CME and for Ethics and Professional Responsibility CME.
26 Feb 2019
Misinformation and disinformation campaigns have contributed to the death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic. Internists can effectively counter this and encourage vaccinations.
1 Nov 2021
The toolkit is exclusive to ACP members and requires a login for access.
18 Jun 2019