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 Feb 2022
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended the 9-valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (Gardasil 9) in last week's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
31 Mar 2015
ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's ninth COVID-19 forum addressing postacute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) offered a better understanding of persistent symptoms after SARS-CoV-2 infection.
1 Jul 2022
In the face of a lack of guidance on perioperative medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals are developing their own guidelines on timing of surgery after infection in vaccinated patients.
1 May 2022
While HPV immunization is recommended during adolescence, internists practicing in the postvaccine era have their own host of considerations: namely, screening for cervical cancer and providing catch-up vaccination.
1 Feb 2017
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
With patients likely to decline all vaccinations, of any kind, due mainly to concerns about safety or adverse effects, physicians opted to work with ACP's “I Raise the Rates” initiative as a quality improvement project.
1 Feb 2018
Two new recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) outline hepatitis B vaccination for diabetic adults and human papillomavirus vaccination in males ages 9 to 26.
10 Jan 2012
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) and the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23) should be routinely administered in series to all adults who are at least 65 years of age, the CDC announced last week.
23 Sep 2014
During the COVID-19 public health emergency, clinicians and organizations can temporarily offer incentives to get people vaccinated without violating federal anti-kickback statutes if certain safeguards are met.
1 Oct 2021