Alcohol use, misuse recently on the rise
With routine use of a short screening tool, primary care physicians could more frequently flag emerging alcohol issues.
Big barrier to buprenorphine removed
The U.S. government no longer requires an X waiver to treat patients with buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.
Our words matter
Difficult conversations offer moments when physicians can be true healers and provide empathy, compassion, and comfort through something as simple as their words.
The road to advocacy's ‘Final Four’
Although ACP achieved major changes to the evaluation and management (E/M) codes, implementation of these changes has not been perfect. There is ongoing work to be done.
Forum focuses on preventing firearm injury
During “Firearm Injury: An Escalating Health Crisis,” a panel of experts discussed what health care professionals can do to reduce the adverse impact of guns on patients' health.
Prepare for next pandemic by training leaders
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the prospect of others, public health and medical groups are developing training initiatives to increase the numbers of infectious disease and public health specialists across the country.
‘Getting back to normal’ at Internal Medicine Meeting 2023
The meeting will be held April 27-29 in San Diego and virtually, with in-person precourses offered on April 25-26.
Getting to know GLP-1 receptor agonists
Choosing among glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists depends on many factors, such as the desired outcome and individual risks among patients.
Combo treatment approved for asthma
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
More pearls for diagnosing abdominal pain
A reader responds to coverage in ACP Internist.
Officers and Regents election results announced
The election of Officers and Regents has been completed, and terms become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting and Town Hall at Internal Medicine Meeting 2023 in San Diego.
MKSAP Quiz: Heaviness, swelling of breast
A 50-year-old woman is evaluated for heaviness and swelling of her right breast of 3 weeks' duration. One week ago, she noticed that her outer breast had a pink appearance. Following a physical and breast exams and complete blood count, what is the most likely diagnosis?
Learn the latest on excessive alcohol use, opioid use disorder
This month's issue addresses alcohol use and misuse, prescribing buprenorphine, and improving health care's response to future pandemics.
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.
The College notes the passing of Charles (Charlie) K. Francis, MD, MACP.