Helping more patients quit smoking
Asking patients about smoking and advising them to quit is not enough to set them up for success.
Better care for patients with disability
Physicians report lacking knowledge about their legal responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and may not be confident about their ability to provide the same quality of care to patients with disability as they do to those without it.
Advocacy is a marathon that mimics our patient encounters
We do advocacy work on a daily basis when we see patients, and we have to approach our interactions with legislators in a similar way.
Chapter advocacy key to advancing ACP's priorities
ACP's legislative staff are following four key court cases on affirmative action, gun violence, climate change, and women's reproductive health care rights.
POCUS puts focus on the patient encounter
Point-of-care ultrasound has made its way from a niche practice to everyday use in the clinic. One expert explains an acronym she uses to teach clinicians to do a full POCUS exam.
Post-COVID-19 clinic director offers tips on lingering symptoms
The first step to treating patients with postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) is simple, one expert said: Believe them.
Stories to change clinicians' views of substance use
A randomized clinical trial looked at the effects of a visual campaign and a narrative vignette on stigmas surrounding opioid use disorder.
Improving trainee well-being vital to medical culture
Three steps can help.
FDA considers new approach to safe disposal of opioids
This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives
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.
Making smoking cessation less of a struggle
This month's issue considers smoking cessation, helping patients with disabilities, and conference coverage from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting.
MKSAP Quiz: Abrupt-onset palpitations
A 42-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for abrupt-onset palpitations. For the past year, she has been having similar episodes with increasing frequency. Following a physical exam and ECG, what is the most likely rhythm diagnosis?
Upcoming Chapter meetings announced
The following are scheduled for fall 2022.