With hand hygiene compliance rates so low in health care facilities, some are advocating for physicians to avoid shaking hands and considering other ways of greeting patients. Not everyone agrees.
1 Mar 2015
Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) activities associated with ACP's Ethics Manual have been renewed through Jan. 3, 2018.
3 Feb 2015
Experts believe practicing physicians are well positioned to take a lead role combating one of the biggest anticipated obstacles to widespread vaccination: vaccine hesitancy.
1 Jan 2021
An academic internist describes in her own words her reasons for becoming an internist, and what she'd do if she hadn't become one in the first place.
1 Feb 2013
A new format for the inpatient history of present illness may help, one expert said.
1 Jan 2019
Following the death of a trainee, one training director developed a framework to help others cope, including gathering resources, breaking the news, talking with the deceased's family, and handling memorial services, among other topics.
1 Mar 2019
Member leaders and staff at ACP's Center for Quality selected awardees whose work has helped physicians implement practice transformation so as to achieve the quadruple aim, including better care, better patient outcomes, better value, and the promotion of physician well-being.
24 May 2016
The new modules are free to ACP members, offer CME, and cover topics including lung ultrasound, deep venous thrombosis, and cardiac imaging.
8 Oct 2019
ACP recognizes former College officials who have passed.
1 Mar 2018
Everyone wants to have a physician who understands what they're feeling, but it's not just about human contact; better clinical outcomes can result from physician empathy.
1 Mar 2013