If you weren't able to attend Annual Session in San Diego, you can "attend" presentations via your computer.
Medical reporters summarized several of each day's most popular presentations. Reports include key facts and slides.
The wide range of topics covered by Virtual Annual Session includes depression and anxiety disorders, acute cardiac ischemic syndrome, menopause and hormone replacement therapy, back pain and preoperative medical consults. A total of 15 reports is available.
College members can earn free category 1 CME credit by reading the reports and answering multiple-choice questions that follow each summary.
Resolutions to be heard at the October Board of Governors meeting are due by Wednesday, June 18.
ACP members may initiate a resolution addressing an issue or topic by submitting it to their Governor or chapter council. Once your chapter's council approves a resolution, it becomes a resolution of the chapter.
A resolution should clearly distinguish the action requested within its resolved clause(s) as either a policy resolve ("Resolved that ACP policy ...") or a directive requesting action or study on an issue ("Resolved that the Board of Regents ..."). If you are proposing more than one action, give each its own resolved clause.
The Board of Governors reviews new resolutions and presents recommendations to the Board of Regents for follow up. Once the Regents have considered the Governor's recommendations, resolutions can be adopted and implemented or forwarded to College committees and staff for study.
You can search ACP's archive of resolutions at the online Resolutions Database. The database allows users to search by text of resolution (keyword search), date submitted or sponsor.
You can also research the College's positions on key health policy issues in the "Advocacy" section of ACP Online.
If you have questions about the resolutions process or how to format a resolution, contact your Governor.
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Internal Medicine Meeting 2015 Live Simulcast!
Unable to attend the meeting this year? On Saturday, May 2, seven sessions will be streamed live from the meeting. Register for the simulcast and earn CME credit after watching each session. Watch it live or download for later viewing.