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Center for Quality
Free and open to all physicians!
The Center for Quality offers various tools and initiatives designed for the individual physician and/or practice team to optimize your results.

Visit our website to learn more about our latest and upcoming QI offerings:
• The ACP Immunization Portal
• The ACP Immunization Advisor iPhone app
• Innovative performance improvement initiatives that integrate a host of certification and licensure requirements

www.acponline.org/acpqi
Please note that space in some programs is limited. The various ACPQI programs are made possible by unrestricted educational grants.

Learn with ACP

MKSAP 16 has 1,200 multiple-choice questions that help you to identify the areas in which you need the most work for self-assessment. Discount for members.

Internal Medicine Meeting
ACP's annual Internal Medicine meeting is the premier meeting for the specialty and offers over 200 educational sessions in internal medicine and its subspecialties. Earn CME by attending ACP's annual meeting. ACP members save up to $200 on registration.

Chapter Scientific and Resident/Fellow Meetings
ACP chapter meetings provide a forum for updating clinical knowledge and skills, exchanging ideas, discussing issues, earning CME credit, and hearing from your local Governor about topics important to you. Discount for members.

ACP’s Clinical Skills Program offers a variety of training programs on office-based procedures, physical examinations, and communication skills at ACP's annual Internal Medicine Meeting, or through videos and training modules.

Access ACP Publications

ACP Internist & ACP InternistWeekly reports on new developments in clinical medicine, practice management, and public policy, along with updates on College initiatives. The Weekly edition is delivered via e-mail every Tuesday. Free to members.

Career Planning

Resident/Fellow Abstract Competitions
The College sponsors free local and national competitions especially for Residents/Fellows that offer monetary awards and the chance to win recognition. The winning entries in both the National Clinical Vignette and Research Paper competitions are featured each year at the College's Internal Medicine Meeting. Winners and finalists receive complimentary registration to the meeting.

 

Doctor's Dilemma™
ACP's national medical jeopardy competition, held each year at ACP’s annual meeting, allows dozens of teams of residents and medical students from around the nation to compete for the coveted title of national champion. Doctor's Dilemma is now available as an iPhone app.

 

Get Involved

Meetings

Internal Medicine Meeting - ACP's annual Internal Medicine meeting is the premier meeting for the specialty and offers over 200 educational sessions in internal medicine and its subspecialties.

Chapter Meetings - ACP chapter meetings provide a forum for updating clinical knowledge and skills, exchanging ideas, discussing issues, earning CME credit, and hearing from your local Governor about topics important to you.

International Meetings - ACP has international chapters in: Brazil, Canada, Central America, Chile, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela and offers chapter meetings in many international locations.

National Representation

The Board of Governors is ACP's advisory body to the College's policy-making body, the Board of Regents. Masters, Fellows and Members who have belonged to ACP for at least two years have the opportunity to vote for an ACP Governor to represent his or her concerns and interests.

Council of Residents/Fellows
The Council of Residents/Fellows supports the professional development and quality of life for Resident/Fellow members and works to enhance the quality of internal medicine postgraduate training and increase the value of membership among Resident/Fellow members.

Prepare for Certification

MKSAP 16®
MKSAP 16® reinforces the information you know and helps you identify topics that need additional work with 1,200 multiple-choice questions. Resident/Fellow members can save over $400.

Board Basics 3
Dozens of classic images, core content and tips on how to take the exam will make this an invaluable tool for residents and physicians preparing for ABIM Certification and Recertification exams. Free to ACP Resident/Fellow members.

Virtual Dx -
Interpretive Challenges from ACP

Virtual Dx is an online-only program that uses images and studies to challenge your diagnostic ability in a way that no textbook can. Discount for Resident/Fellow members.

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Ethics & Professionalism
ACP's Ethics Manual is available in both English and Spanish. Other resources include the Physician's Charter, case studies, and information on various ethics issues. Free to members.

ACP’s Patient Education Resources
ACP’s Patient Education Resources include printed HEALTH TiPS that help patients to ask their physician questions related to their conditions, VIDEO HEALTH TiPS, which are short, easy to understand, patient-centered health literate videos, and Everyday Self Management Guides that teach patients how to manage their chronic illnesses. Free to members.

Access ACP Publications

ACP JournalWise lets you create your own alerting service for newly published evidence. Choose topics to follow, frequency of updates, and method of notification (e-mail or RSS feed). Free to members.

Get Involved

ACP is committed to supporting efforts that improve the practice of internal medicine. Our mission is to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of internal medicine.

Advocates for Internal Medicine Network
The College greatly depends upon year-round grassroots support from over 10,000 ACP Advocates for continued success on Capitol Hill. Advocates communicate with their members of Congress on issues of importance to medical students, internists and their patients, and report the results back to ACP.

Legislative Action Center
The web-based Legislative Action Center gives members an easy way to respond to current ACP legislative alerts, find out who their federal legislators are, and compose an e-mail or call their members of Congress.

Get Involved

The ACP Advocate
Edited by the College's Washington, D.C. Governmental Affairs Division, The ACP Advocate is a bi-weekly, e-newsletter created to provide ACP members with news about public policy issues affecting internal medicine and patient care.

The ACP Advocate Blog
A weekly blog that invites commentary on provocative and intriguing health policy discussions. It seeks to inform readers and to elicit commentary from across the political spectrum.

Plan Your Career

Resident Career Counseling Center
ACP offers you a comprehensive resource for your career planning, including detailed guides to assist you with training, certification and licensing, practice and career options, searching for the right career opportunity and marketing yourself.

Career Timeline
Review the steps required to start your career in internal medicine -- moving from residency to fellowship or practice.

ACP Career Connection
Registering with ACP Career Connection allows you to build, edit and store your profile to submit to employers. Receive e-mail alerts sent each Tuesday when jobs matching your criteria become available by opting to receive Early Job Notifiers.

Volunteerism
ACP recognizes the importance of volunteerism and community service and offers a place to find current volunteer opportunities and network.

Access ACP Publications

ACP Hospitalist & ACP HospitalistWeekly keeps readers current on all aspects of hospital medicine, including: clinical issues, career trends, research, and practice management. The Weekly edition is delivered via email every Wednesday. Free to members. You must sign up for a free subscription to these publications.

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Clinical Guidelines
ACP produces highly-respected, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, known as the gold standard in the industry. Free to members.

ACP’s Clinical Skills Program offers a variety of training programs on office-based procedures, physical examinations, and communication skills at ACP's annual Internal Medicine Meeting, or through videos and training modules. Clinical Skills training is included in the Internal Medicine meeting registration, or by purchasing a video at a member discount.

ACP Smart Medicine

ACP Smart Medicine is an online, evidence-based tool providing content specific to internal medicine that will help you make diagnosis and treatment decisions. It is regularly updated, offers the option to earn CME, and is free to members.

Access ACP Publications

Annals of Internal Medicine, the leading internal medicine journal, publishes original research reviews, clinical guidelines, commentaries, and essays related to the practice of internal medicine. Annals includes In the Clinic, a review of best practices for managing common clinical conditions and ACP Journal Club, summaries of the most clinically relevant new studies from more than 150 journals. Free print and online formats for members.

Get Involved

The College conducts many of its activities through local units called chapters and regions. In addition to implementing local programs, most chapters hold an annual scientific meeting known as a chapter meeting.

Member Directory
Reach out to other ACP members through Member Connection, the ACP Member Directory (login required). This searchable directory provides contact information for all ACP members, and access is only available to ACP members.

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Social Media
ACP is now on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Connect with your colleagues, discuss issues relevant to internal medicine, and get the latest news and special offers from the College.

Prepare for Certification

Board Review Courses
Focus on test-taking skills and strategies when you prepare for the ABIM’s Certification Exam with our expert clinician-educators. Discount for members.

Board Review Course Recordings
If you can’t make it to an ACP course, study on your own time and at your own pace with video and audio recordings of past Certification lectures. 10% member discount.

Access ACP Publications