Chapters honor Members, Fellows, and Masters of ACP who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, or service to their community, ... Hernando Matiz, MD, FACP, Contribution to
reputation throughout the medical world,” according to historian George Morris Piersol, MD, MACP. ... Osteopaths, however, were not allowed into the annual meeting of the College, based on their exclusion from membership in the American Medical
The critical issues in health care today are cost, work force development (including medical education), addressing disparities and payment and delivery reform. ... the Sustainable Growth Rate (more than 100 groups), strengthen the primary care workforce
When considering educational reasons for diagnostic errors, Dr. Skeff focused on what is taught in medical education. ... One well-known challenge is physician burnout, which also happens to be an important contributor to medical errors, Dr.
alternative payment models, such as accountable care organizations or advanced patient-centered medical homes. ... An issue that has longer-term implications is reform of Medicare financing for graduate medical education (GME).
scholarships. On the mandatory spending side, Medicare Graduate Medical Education (GME) payments to teaching hospitals could be cut by tens of billions over the next decade. ... Congress could require that all payers (not just Medicare) contribute to
information. We're also launching a new column this issue on medical education, featuring “do it yourself” simulators from ACP's own Waxman Learning Center.
Chapters honor Members, Fellows, and Masters of ACP who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, or service to their community, ... Eugene Shenderov, Philip Mackowiak Student
As a preliminary target, the College recommends increasing the number of Medicare-funded graduate medical education positions by 3,000 primary care physicians each year for the next 15 years;. ... Create incentives for medical students to pursue primary
Couple new initiatives like this with ongoing efforts to reform medical education, and one gets hopeful that we can change health care to become smarter, more compassionate, and achieve better results. ... Dr. Schumann is a general internist. His blog,