American College of Physicians: Internal Medicine — Doctors for Adults ®

Advertisement

Pre-Annual Session votes finalize ACP-ASIM merger

From the April 1998 ACP Observer, copyright 1998 by the American College of Physicians.

It's official: ACP and the American Society of Internal Medicine (ASIM) are one organization.

In votes held before Annual Session in San Diego, the College's Boards of Regents and Governors voted to make the merger of the nation's two largest internal medicine professional societies a reality. Earlier last month, ASIM's Board of Trustees gave its final go-ahead to the plan.

Starting July 1, ACP-ASIM, as it will be called for at least three years, will be the one organization representing the interests of the country's nearly 120,000 general and subspecialty internists. The first national membership meeting will take place in April 1999.

Under terms of the merger, local ACP chapters and ASIM component societies will also merge. The Board of Regents, expanded for a period of time to include some ASIM leaders, will be the ultimate policy-making body of the new organization. Headquarters will be in Philadelphia, and a Washington, D.C., office will continue to operate.

The next couple of months will bring decisions about which ASIM and ACP products, programs and services will be continued in the new organization.

This is a printer-friendly version of this page

Print this page  |  Close the preview

Advertisement

Share

 
 

Internist Archives Quick Links

Internal Medicine Meeting 2015 Digital Presentations

Internal Medicine Meeting 2015 Digital Presentations

Choose from over 170 recorded Scientific Program Sessions and Pre-Courses. Available in a variety of packages and formats so you can choose the combination that works best for you.

See all available packages or preview sessions.

Medical Student Text

IM Essentials Now Available in Print or Online

IM Essentials Now Available in Print or Online

Check out sample pages from IM Essentials Text and IM Essentials Questions.