In the News

News on booster doses and omicron, COVID-19 and women's health, outpatient treatments

Recipients of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are now eligible for boosters at five months, the CDC released additional data on vaccine safety in pregnancy, a study found a short-term association between COVID-19 vaccination and menstrual changes, and new outpatient treatments were authorized.

ACP asks physicians to help counter vaccine misinformation

ACP members can share the College's new YouTube series, “Physician to Physician Conversations” and “Ask Your Internist,” on social media.

MKSAP Quiz: Preconception counseling

This week's quiz asks readers to determine the appropriate management for a 28-year-old woman with hypertension who is seeking preconception counseling.

Equation for kidney failure risk that excludes race shows better sensitivity, specificity than eGFR alone

The four-variable equation includes age, sex, estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), and urinary albumin-creatinine ratio.

Outcomes after TIA appear similar with outpatient vs. inpatient care

A systematic review and meta-analysis found that patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor ischemic stroke who were cared for at a TIA clinic had a similar risk for subsequent stroke as patients admitted to a hospital.

ACP launches new mentoring program to foster career development for mentors, mentees

The College's Mentoring Resource Library is now available for all members, and a monthly online Peer Mentoring Session series is specifically geared toward early-career physicians and ACP Resident/Fellow Members.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.