Search results for "Q and A"
ACP's new EVP/CEO talks burnout prevention, future focus
Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP, ACP's first female EVP/CEO, addresses her plans for the organization, the evolution of health care, and how her experience will guide her efforts.
1 Sep 2016
IM physicians join health inspections at the border
Two ACP members toured Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities near the Texas/Mexico border to evaluate the processes and environmental conditions affecting human health at the facilities.
1 Jan 2023
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.
1 Sep 2022
Being a male ally of women in the workplace
Two physicians discuss identifying microaggressions and learning how to speak up.
1 Sep 2022
Stories to change clinicians' views of substance use
A randomized clinical trial looked at the effects of a visual campaign and a narrative vignette on stigmas surrounding opioid use disorder.
1 Jun 2022
Finances can offer clues to cognitive problems
A study found that patients with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias were more likely to miss payments on credit accounts as early as six years before diagnosis and to develop subprime credit scores 2.5 years before diagnosis.
1 May 2022
What does a doctor look like?
Black doctors have responded to medical emergencies in public spaces, only to have their credentials questioned. One physician answers questions on her experience, and reflects on ways to improve the public perception of who might be a doctor.
1 Apr 2019
Daylight saving time may be linked to medical errors
The economic benefits of changing the clocks twice a year are miniscule and need to be weighed against increased motor vehicle accidents and the increased rate of myocardial infarction following the time change.
1 Nov 2020
Four types of food vouchers, same dietary outcomes
Voucher restriction and frequency did not appear to affect fruit and vegetable intake.
1 Sep 2019
Outgoing College leaders reflect on unprecedented year
As their terms come to a close this month, Jacqueline W. Fincher, MD, MACP, and Heather E. Gantzer, MD, MACP, ACP's President and Chair of the Board of Regents, respectively, talked to ACP Internist about the unique challenges and opportunities of 2020.
1 Apr 2021