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Improving systems of care theme of IHI's national conference

Improving systems of care theme of IHI's national conferenceGuidelines issued for preventing first strokes

Guidelines issued for preventing first strokes

MKSAP Quiz: Type 2 diabetes management

MKSAP Quiz: Type 2 diabetes management

Daily aspirin associated with reduced cancer deaths

Daily aspirin associated with reduced cancer deaths

Highly sensitive troponin T assay predicts cardiac risk in healthy patients

Highly sensitive troponin T assay predicts cardiac risk in healthy patients

New food allergy guidelines aid diagnosis, management

New food allergy guidelines aid diagnosis, management

Medicare has new HCPCS codes for seasonal flu vaccinesACP reminds physicians and public: Get your flu shot

Medicare has new HCPCS codes for seasonal flu vaccines

NHSC application period now open

ACP reminds physicians and public: Get your flu shot

Updated ACP Diabetes Care Guide features enhancements for residents2011-12 Chair-elect chosen by Board of RegentsFree health care reform brochure for patients availableLast call for applications for ACP's Washington internship

Updated ACP Diabetes Care Guide features enhancements for residents

Clarification to a previous issue

2011-12 Chair-elect chosen by Board of Regents

At their November meeting, the Board of Regents elected Phyllis A. Guze, FACP, of Riverside, Calif., as the 2011-12 Chair-elect of the Board of Regents.

Free health care reform brochure for patients available

Print copies of the joint ACP and AARP Consumer Guide to Understanding Health System Reform are now available for order. The free brochures, available in both English and Spanish, are meant to be shared with your patients to help answer their questions about health care reform. Guides will be shipped in bundles of 100. The order form is available on the College website.

Last call for applications for ACP's Washington internship

Dec. 15 is the last day for students and residents to submit applications for the College's newly created Health Policy Internship Program.

Put words in our mouth

ACP InternistWeekly wants readers to create captions for this cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program or service.

Clarification to a previous issue

In last week's ACP InternistWeekly, the headline of the item on tuberculosis prevention in HIV patients should have read “WHO issues guidelines on TB prevention in people with HIV in resource-constrained settings.” The item has been updated.

Physician editor: Daisy Smith, MD, FACP