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Trainees take charge at Leadership Day 2019

Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, speaks to Leadership Day attendees about the profession's role in advocacy. ... Political leaders tend to listen closely to trainees, who represent ongoing advocacy for years to come, said Marianne C.
July 2019

Improving the practice environment and payment reform

Sometimes overlooked, though, is the College's work to improve the practice environment for internists and their patients, an even more important part of our advocacy. ... Here are some examples and accomplishments of ACP advocacy toward improving the
November 2015

Signs of progress for MOC, but more work needed

And, most important, we've seen our advocacy efforts on the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) result in positive progress. ... Our consistent advocacy for significant reform has resulted in real
April 2016

Changing thinking on chronic fatigue

Nearly two-thirds of participants in an online survey circulated by 2 advocacy groups, Paradigm Change and ME Advocacy, described the name“ SEID” as“ pretty bad” or“ very bad.” Roughly
June 2015

Behind the scenes at ACP, policy can improve patient care

In my view, it assures our credibility and the power of using evidence-based policy in our advocacy. ... It enhances the influence of ACP in matters of advocacy. An important part of my activities this year as Chair of the Board of Regents includes
November 2016

With the SGR gone, are ACP members all in?

ACP, working with many other physician organizations and patient advocacy groups across the ideological spectrum, secured a great victory in the spring when, in rare bipartisan fashion, the 114th Congress passed ... ACP applauds and salutes members of
July 2015

Leadership Day lets internists influence events

Internists descended on Capitol Hill in June to let the legislators know about the importance of funding public health and breaking the gridlock on issues such as malpractice reform.
July 2012


Reflection on the past year as ACP president has taught lessons on advocacy and the scope of medicine, among other lessons. ... What have I learned? First, advocacy matters. Others have written about the alliterative spectrum from agency to advocacy to
April 2018

‘Facts are stubborn things' and are needed more than ever

ACP advocacy is based on the premise that public policy positions that are well supported by facts and evidence will be more persuasive and have greater acceptance. ... This is particularly troubling for ACP, because our advocacy is based on the premise
March 2017

Chapter awardees

Willis Hurst Bedside Teaching Award. Deep Shah, MD–2016 Outstanding Resident Volunteerism & Advocacy Award. ... Lavanya Viswanathan, MD, MS–2016 Outstanding Resident Volunteerism & Advocacy Award. Anna Sulimirski–2016 Outstanding Medical Student
November 2016

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