At this year's Internal Medicine meeting, ACP presented Evergreen Awards to 10 Chapters.
At Internal Medicine 2009, ACP will present Evergreen Awards to ten chapters.
Every Congress has made its mark on Medicare since the program's inception in 1965. Success or failure for health care reform isn't the end of the journey, but another milestone.
Instead of re-litigating the ACA, ACP urged Congress and the administration“ to join with ACP and other clinician and patient advocacy groups to create and implement a forward-looking agenda ... It also showed why such advocacy is especially important
We also know that more advocacy, research, and policy efforts are needed to create a better system that is safe and just for physicians in order to prevent physician suicide. ... However, I am inspired to action, advocacy, and research because I refuse
But CMS finalized the relative values at the disputed levels. ACP advocacy and members' input is critical to helping improve internal medicine physicians' recognition for the care they provide. ... The final decisions from CMS are expected in late
The single most important factor in promoting adult immunization is strong advocacy from a physician, and the recommendation of a general internist is a vital factor in whether patients receive needed
Readers respond to recent coverage about ACP advocacy and its direct impact on patient care. ... The College has impact and influence not only through its educational efforts but also through its ethical and professional standards and its advocacy for
Willis Hurst Teaching Award. Akanksha Vaidya, MD—Outstanding Resident in Volunteerism/Advocacy Award. ... Lisa A. Marr, MD—Teacher of the Year. Eileen C. Barrett, MD, MPH, FACP—Chapter Advocacy Award.
They were the product of years of advocacy by the College and other allied organizations. ... into sustained advocacy for specific regulatory and payment reforms can begin to achieve real results for members.