The College's Washington office is now accepting applications for a newly created Health Policy Internship Program. The interns will work with ACP staff to plan ACP's annual Leadership Day and will be responsible for researching and presenting students and residents at Leadership Day with information on health policy issues relevant to those groups. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited medical school or internal medicine training program and must be a member of ACP. One Associate member and one medical student member will be chosen for the month-long spring internship.
23 Nov 2010
Lawmakers who thought that health care reform was completed earlier this year were reminded how much work still needs to be done.
1 Jul 2010
Whether they were catching a Congressman in the hallway or pleading their personal stories to legislators, participants in ACP's annual Leadership Day were united in the message to their state representatives: save primary care. More than 400 ACP members gathered in Washington, D.C., on May 20 to lobby their senators and congressional representatives on behalf of internal medicine.
1 Jun 2009
Applications are now being accepted for the College's Health Policy Internship for Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Members. Spend a month in Washington learning about health policy and advocating for internal medicine.
5 Aug 2014
Internists descended on Capitol Hill in June to let the legislators know about the importance of funding public health and breaking the gridlock on issues such as malpractice reform.
1 Jul 2012
ACP members lobby their congressional representatives to plead their case for saving primary care, as well as introduce the â€œPreserving Patient Access to Primary Care Act of 2009,â€ï¿½ which proposes incentives to pay for care coordination and medical education.
1 Jul 2009
We do advocacy work on a daily basis when we see patients, and we have to approach our interactions with legislators in a similar way.
1 Jun 2022
This month's issue considers coverage of Internal Medicine Meeting 2022, Leadership Day in Washington, D.C., and ACP's ninth COVID-19 forum.
1 Jul 2022
Physicians and medical students representing ACP took to Capitol Hill to discuss the sustainable growth rate formula, workforce issues, and liability reform.
1 Jul 2014
The election of Officers and Regents has been completed.
1 Mar 2015