Since the pandemic, ACP has advocated for policies to support and sustain internal medicine physicians and their practices, to support public health, to ensure patient access to testing and treatment, and to ensure that there are enough internists to meet demand.
To make health care more inclusive, physicians can include in the medical record the use of preferred names and pronouns, information on gender-affirming hormones and surgeries, and a record of the organs that patients have and that they were born with.
An epiphany led a medical student to consider whether drones could deliver naloxone to the scene of an overdose so a bystander could deliver the drug, even before emergency crews arrive.
To determine the best therapy for elderly patients after a heart attack, physicians should get to know their goals for their lives.
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
A 56-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for progressive chest pain and dyspnea that began 3 hours ago. Medical history is significant for hypertension treated with lisinopril. Following a physical exam, electrocardiogram, and chest radiograph, what is the most appropriate immediate management?
Two candidates are seeking election as Chair-elect Designee of the Board of Governors, with voting and results announced in late October.
This issue also covers racial disparities and COVID-19, conference coverage on diabetes and LGBTQ care, and myocardial infarction in the elderly.