Physicians considering recommending the therapeutic use of cannabis should take a thorough history of patients' prior use of marijuana and marijuana products.
Internists treating adults with autism need to consider the wide variation in function and symptoms.
New medical potential for wearables is coming despite the current uncertainties, as recreational fitness devices evolve toward medical-grade technology capable of diagnosing and managing disease.
The first annual Dr. Ananda Prasad Lecture in Physiology highlighted the role of the human microbiome in health and disease.
Internists now know that patients who have a sibling with diverticulitis can have three times the risk for the disease, and a low-risk lifestyle decreases risk of incident diverticulitis by half. Nuts, seeds, and popcorn are now OK.
ACP is developing resources to support the efficiency of practice, personal resilience, and establishment of a culture of wellness to assist individuals, practices, organizations, and training programs to promote internist well-being and professional satisfaction.
A key feature of the meeting is the presentation of ACP's priorities for 2018-2019 by Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP.
ACP congratulates two new Fellows from the U.S. Army Chapter.
Jamie S. Newman, MD, MHA, FACP, will be discussing his 10-minute take on the risks of bias in hospitalist practice at the ACP Resource Center in the Exhibit Hall.