Physicians might too often rely on COPD symptoms alone without testing for lung function with spirometry required to confirm diagnosis but they may also miss symptoms during the history and examinat

Help COPD patients with more probing care

Patients with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can sometimes hide in plain sight.

Internal medicine: Validating our identity and value

ACP is launching a new campaign to educate about the depth and diversity of internal medicine and highlight the value that all internal medicine physicians bring to health care.

ACP policies target inequity to improve health

We must be intentional in our efforts to address the needs of individuals experiencing health care disparities and inequities based on social drivers of health.

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Improving medication adherence

Asking “How do you take your medicine?” instead of “Do you take your medicine?” is one way to learn more about a patient's ideas, philosophy, and understanding.

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Advance care planning: Administration and reimbursement

Advance care planning conversations should happen before critical illness or hospitalization occurs, and Medicare can reimburse physician time spent on them.

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Details on recently authorized COVID-19 vaccine

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.

What Dobbs might mean for medicine

The Supreme Court's recent decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization has far-reaching implications for both patients and physicians.

Being a male ally of women in the workplace

Two physicians discuss identifying microaggressions and learning how to speak up.

Working to bridge medicine's stubborn gender wage gap

Women now outnumber men in U.S. medical schools, but after training, they can expect to earn significantly less.

Telemedicine takes hold in medical education

This issue outlines teaching telemedicine, ways to diagnose and manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and disparities experienced by women in medicine.

MKSAP Quiz: Difficult and painful swallowing

A 43-year-old man is evaluated for difficulty with swallowing and painful swallowing. The pain began approximately 5 days ago and occurs with both solids and liquids. He has recently diagnosed HIV infection and is receiving antiretroviral therapy. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?

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Candidates announced for Board of Governors Chair-elect

The candidate who is elected will begin his or her term as Chair-elect at the conclusion of Internal Medicine Meeting 2023 and will take office as Chair in April 2024.

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.

Upcoming Chapter meetings announced

The following are scheduled for fall 2022.


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