Closing the gap on osteoporosis
A new clinical guideline from ACP focuses on pharmacologic treatment of primary osteoporosis or low bone mass to prevent fractures in adults.
Take TIAs as seriously as a stroke
Internal medicine physicians play a critical role in educating patients about the seriousness of transient ischemic attacks and preventing their recurrence.
Improving the well-being of physicians and patients
Because more than 50% of the U.S. population will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lifetimes, more action is needed to support greater access to behavioral and mental health services.
The case for G2211, Medicare's visit complexity code
A Medicare-specific add-on code, G2211, is designed to address the complexity inherent to evaluation and management associated with medical care.
Experts offer optimism on overcoming obesity
ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine hosted a forum on managing the epidemic levels of obesity in America.
Dabigatran recalled, dense-breast notification required
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
Pinning down Parkinson's disease
The diagnosis requires constant questioning, as one expert at the 2022 International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders explained.
Q&A: DEA requires addiction training for all prescribers
The Drug Enforcement Administration is requiring eight hours of training related to substance use disorder treatment, sending clinicians scurrying to their continuing education providers for help.
Analyzing COVID-19's impact on trainees
In response to a survey on how the pandemic affected clinical education and well-being, trainees reported a disruption in clinical schedule, decreases in didactic conferences and protected time for education, and increases in burnout.
Q&A: How to fight impostor phenomenon
High-achieving individuals, like physicians, often think they don't deserve their success, and this can lead to higher rates of burnout.
Just breathe: Assessing pulmonary function
This month's column offers observational pearls for obvious respiratory distress in the ICU and on the wards.
MKSAP Quiz: 8-week history of a spreading rash
A 63-year-old man is evaluated for an 8-week history of a spreading rash on the feet and legs, fatigue, and arthralgia. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
Stepping up to treat osteoporosis
This month's issue addresses osteoporosis, transient ischemic attacks, and another edition of I.M. Ready columns for early career physicians.
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.
The College notes the passing of Frank Davidoff, MD, MACP.
Upcoming Chapter meetings announced
The following are scheduled for summer and fall 2023.