The first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been reported in the United States. This issue has been followed closely by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over the past several months, as its arrival in the U.S. and its 30% mortality rate have raised the level of attention and concern.
6 May 2014
The CDC issued advice on dealing with symptomatic patients, ACP is offering an online guide and podcast with free CME, and an Annals of Internal Medicine paper has modeled virus spread in China.
11 Feb 2020
The Online Learning Center is a centralized gateway to more than 350 online learning activities that are CME and MOC eligible, many of which are free to ACP members.
25 Feb 2020
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.
1 Mar 2020
ACP is offering an updated online learning activity and a podcast to help physicians learn about coronavirus. CME credit is free for members upon completion of either activity.
3 Mar 2020
Those at higher risk from COVID-19 should take everyday precautions to keep space between themselves and others and avoid crowds as much as possible, the CDC said. Updated resources on COVID-19 for health care professionals are available from ACP and the CDC.
10 Mar 2020
ACP has developed a new practice management resource on telehealth care in response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and continues to press the U.S. government to do more to address the pandemic.
17 Mar 2020
Also, ACP launched a new interactive CME program to help practices start and sustain telemedicine programs, and an ACP webinar on March 30 will offer advice from the front lines for maintaining physician well-being during the pandemic.
24 Mar 2020
Loss of smell and taste have been suggested as possible early symptoms of COVID-19, and cardiac complications appear to be a significant issue among infected patients with or without baseline cardiovascular disease.
31 Mar 2020
The College praised the recently passed CARES Act for providing funding to increase the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) but stressed that all possible means must be used to ensure sufficient PPE immediately for every physician, nurse, and health worker on the front lines.
31 Mar 2020