Peers offer welcome, ongoing support
In recent years, hospitals and other medical groups have begun to embrace peer support programs as more informal pathways for physicians to get help with burnout and related issues.
Pushing toward gender equity in medicine
At the Women in Medicine Summit, held virtually last October, experts offered strategies to help support women in medicine during the pandemic and beyond.
Channeling the ‘Fauci effect’
At the local level, really local, like our offices or in our own communities, we are the Dr. Faucis.
Biden's first 100 days are a matter of life and death for many
Instead of a honeymoon, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will come into office on Jan. 20 with a country deeply divided by party, ideology, gender, race, education, and geography.
Help elderly patients catch their zzz's
Sleep problems are common, but not inevitable, as people age.
Treating the lingering effects of COVID-19
An expert offered tips on helping patients who catch the novel coronavirus and then can't shake the symptoms.
Getting patients to ‘yes' on COVID-19 vaccines
Experts believe practicing physicians are well positioned to take a lead role combating one of the biggest anticipated obstacles to widespread vaccination: vaccine hesitancy.
Study finds internist burnout even before the pandemic
Slightly over half of internists and trainees participating in a wellness program reported symptoms of burnout, while almost three-quarters reported career satisfaction.
Big changes made to E/M codes in 2021
Beginning in January, physicians billing for Medicare patients no longer have to use a patient's history or physical exam to determine the appropriate level of E/M coding.
Managing patients' medications effectively
As the number of patients with chronic diseases grows, medication optimization is as important as ever to improve outcomes, decrease costs, and improve quality of life.
MKSAP Quiz: Gradually worsening dyspnea on exertion
A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of gradually worsening dyspnea on exertion. She has difficulty climbing one flight of stairs, but has no wheezing or cough. After physical and cardiopulmonary exam, chest radiography, and spirometry, what is the most likely diagnosis?
New warning on NSAIDs; drug approved for flu exposures
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
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.
Pandemic heightens focus on physician well-being
This issue also covers gender equity in medicine, COVID-19 vaccination, and sleep in the elderly, among other topics.