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New internal medicine residency gains foothold in Nepal

The mission of Patan Hospital is to provide quality, compassionate health care to everyone who comes to the hospital, regardless of their ability to pay,” he said. ... In addition, writing will be a crucial skill for the new internal medicine residents,
April 2018

Readers weigh in on ACP's meaning, ‘nonspecific’ back pain

Like Dr. López's parents, I immigrated to the United States, a few years after graduating from Honduras Medical School, which had a very rigorous eight-year program, with emphasis in ... The uncritical acceptance of a 50-year-old concept needs
July 2018

Letters to the Editor

Kudos for cosmetics and for ACP's Women in Medicine project. I have read the recent commentaries in response to the article on cosmetic procedures [“Adding cosmetic procedures lifts internists' sagging ... I believe ACP is sensitive to the fact that we
April 2008

Letters to the Editor

Precise language is apparently required to get authorization, to the point that without a template, internists need to resubmit their notes or insert an addendum, requiring additional paperwork. ... But patients feel they are entitled to the shoes
September 2014

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to the ACP InternistWeekly item about lower pay driving physicians to cut their hours, and to the cover story that questioned the value of the annual physical exam. ... I am sure that this is a net savings for the system, which is then
April 2010

Letters to the Editor

I reported my observations to the American Heart Association and inquired if there might not be some interest in studying this. ... Many of these same African people develop coronary disease when they immigrate to the United States and adapt to our
February 2010

Letters to the Editor

Dr. Baum also commented that using scribes in his practice reduces the time spent with a patient to less than five minutes. ... Mary Noble, FACP. Spokane, Wash. Editor's note: As our disclaimer indicates, articles in ACP Internist do not reflect the
April 2011

Letters to the Editor

the patient is drinking alcohol as part of a normal healthy lifestyle, if counseling is needed to moderate the drinking behavior, or if abstention is the best advice. ... In my role as a medical advisor to the Distilled Spirits Council, I have worked
April 2013

Letters to the Editor

Although ABIM recently announced changes to the MOC process in response to criticism, I do not believe they go far enough. ... ACP frequently refers to the concept of professionalism. However, an important component of professionalism, autonomy, is
March 2015

Letters to the Editor

While the convenience of electronic storage and retrieval of medical tests is undeniable, I am concerned about the likelihood of having to pay attention to the laptop to the detriment of ... We old-timers understand the importance of the emotional
April 2012

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