In the News


Do you know how big you are?

Wednesday's precourse “Battling Burnout Together: You Are Not Alone” included an explanation of psychological size, which includes both innate attributes (e.g., stature, age, race, ethnicity) and acquired attributes (name, title, reputation).

K, kidneys, and ketoacidosis

Contraindications to sodium polystyrene sulfonate, alternative treatments for hyperkalemia, and SGLT2 inhibitors were covered at Wednesday's hospital medicine precourse in a quick review of issues in inpatient nephrology.

Insulin info for internists

A talk at Tuesday's “Diabetes for the Internist” precourse reviewed some of the most significant recent advances in insulin, including new concentrations and combinations with other medications, new delivery mechanisms, and biosimilars.

ACP issues guidance statement for breast cancer screening of average-risk women with no symptoms

The age to start and discontinue mammography, screening intervals, the role of imaging methods other than mammography, and the role of clinical breast examination have been points of disagreement among guideline developers.

Help drive ACP's new vision for health care

ACP encourages members to participate in a survey to help gather input on proposed plans for improving health care in the U.S. for all Americans.

Former Surgeon General to be featured speaker at today's Opening Ceremony

Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, will join ACP Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, for an engaging discussion.

ACP announces winners of National Abstract Competitions

Winners of the national abstract competitions, who will be on site in Philadelphia to present their winning abstracts, are selected in one of five categories: basic research, clinical research, quality improvement–patient safety, high-value care, and clinical vignette.