Enthusiasts argue that point-of-care ultrasonography extends the scope of the physical exam far beyond what can be auscultated through a stethoscope. Detractors worry about overdiagnosis and a loss of medical skills that have intrinsic value. Both sides seek balance when considering how to use this new technology.
1 May 2014
How much a resident knows is no longer the most accurate way to assess the person in an era of students who grew up getting their information in a digital world.
1 Mar 2015
The election of Officers and Regents has been completed. Terms become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 in Washington, D.C.
1 Mar 2016
As the number of patients with chronic diseases grows, medication optimization is as important as ever to improve outcomes, decrease costs, and improve quality of life.
1 Jan 2021
To promote disease prevention, the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) Preventive Medicine Task Force has partnered with Mission Critical Health (MCH), a nonprofit education initiative that produces evidence-based public health and medical education programs.
17 Mar 2015
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Mar 2020
Four medical schools revamped their residency programs to include concepts of the patient-centered medical home. The changes resulted in teamwork, continuity of care, and more intense clinical rotations.
1 Nov 2011
Medical podcasts, videos, and other social media won't replace traditional medical education, yet they have grown to become part of the modern physician's learning toolkit.
1 Oct 2018
The American College of Physicians has a significant international presence, with 19 international chapters.
1 Feb 2017
This issue covers such topics as osteoporosis, nutrition, vertigo, and opioids and medical education.
1 Jan 2017