Highlights in April from other ACP publications

ACP's staff in Washington, D.C., have years of experience in helping shape national health policy, but for them the dining is all local.

Annals of Internal Medicine (April 1)


  • Differences in Kidney Function and Incident Hypertension: The Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
  • Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease using Spirometry: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement and Recommendations and Summary of the Evidence

Annals audio summary

  • Adding HPV testing to cervical cytology screening

In the Clinic

  • Dementia

ACP Press

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Eight new MKSAP Maintenance of Certification Modules (called MKSAP MOC II Modules) will replace the original MKSAP MOC Modules. Physicians who subscribe to MKSAP 14 may use each of these MKSAP MOC II Modules to earn 10 Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge points, qualifying for up to 80 points.

MKSAP 14 Self-Assessment Updates coming out later this year can also be used to earn Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge points. Physicians who subscribe to MKSAP 14 and the MKSAP 14 Self-Assessment Updates can use these two Updates to earn 20 Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge points for each Update, for up to 40 points.