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Coronavirus outbreak prompts CDC guidance, free ACP resources

The CDC issued advice on dealing with symptomatic patients, ACP is offering an online guide and podcast with free CME, and an Annals of Internal Medicine paper has modeled virus spread in China.

CT screening appears to reduce lung cancer mortality in high-risk patients

Editorialists said that the randomized trial confirms the efficacy of periodic low-dose CT screening and that determining cost-effectiveness is the next step.

MKSAP Quiz: Perioperative evaluation for hip arthroplasty

A 52-year-old woman undergoes perioperative evaluation. She has osteoarthritis of the right hip since sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle accident 15 years ago and is scheduled for elective hip arthroplasty in the next few months. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate test to perform next?

Community health workers focusing on social needs provided return on investment for Medicaid, study finds

A community health worker team was estimated to save Medicaid $1.4 million, which, when divided by the program expenses, meant a return of about $2.50 for each dollar invested over a fiscal year.

Free Women in Medicine webinar focusing on leadership on Feb. 20

“Core Tenets of Leadership for Women in Medicine” will explore the leadership skills and principles that create strong women physician leaders.

What doctors can (and should) learn from patients

In his latest KevinMD column, ACP's Vice President of Membership and Global Engagement, Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, discusses the foundational principle of caring partnerships with patients.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.