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.
1 Feb 2021
The FDA authorized vaccinating children, the NIH supported concurrent use of flu and COVID-19 shots, and the CDC addressed a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine for the immunocompromised. Trials found benefit from a new monoclonal antibody and an old antidepressant for high-risk outpatients.
2 Nov 2021
The FDA gave an emergency use authorization (EUA) to tocilizumab for inpatients, the NIH revised dosing recommendations on monoclonal antibodies for outpatients, and government experts said myocarditis is extremely rare with the vaccines, among other recent COVID-19 news.
29 Jun 2021
Upcoming webinars for National Immunization Awareness Month will cover resident education, immunization in HIV, and development of a vaccination program.
20 Aug 2019
Internal medicine's most comprehensive educational event returns, in person, at Chicago's McCormick Convention Center, April 28 to 30. Virtual access will also be available.
26 Oct 2021
A toolkit on annual flu vaccinations includes a public service announcement video, fact sheet, infographic, customizable on-hold scripts, webinar, poster/handout, email template, and more.
19 Sep 2017
Two Israeli studies showed that vaccine boosters reduced rates of infection and severe disease. Experts gathered for the seventh ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine virtual forum on COVID-19. The FDA authorized a monoclonal antibody for pre-exposure prophylaxis in certain patients.
14 Dec 2021
In the face of a lack of guidance on perioperative medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals are developing their own guidelines on timing of surgery after infection in vaccinated patients.
1 May 2022
This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Jul 2022
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine was authorized by the FDA and recommended by the CDC, additional guidance was issued on the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine held a forum on encouraging vaccine uptake.
22 Dec 2020