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ACP 2019: Despite NRA uproar, internists not backing down on gun violence

ACP 2019: Despite NRA uproar, internists not backing down on gun violence

April 12th 2019

ACP

The ACP has for years called gun violence a public health issue, and has pushed for bans on assault weapons, more stringent background checks and increased funding for research into gun violence.

ACP 2019: Internist use of telehealth on the rise

ACP 2019: Internist use of telehealth on the rise

April 12th 2019

ACP

Policy changes, physician adoption of telehealth technologies to help advance patient care options, survey reports

ACP 2019: How to overcome conflict with patients

ACP 2019: How to overcome conflict with patients

April 12th 2019

ACP

Communication tools physicians can use to manage conflict during patient encounters.

ACP 2019: Contract negotiation: What physicians need to know

ACP 2019: Contract negotiation: What physicians need to know

April 11th 2019

ACP

As more physicians become employed, learning how to successfully negotiate an employment contract becomes a crucial skill to learn.

ACP 2019: How loneliness affects patients-and their physicians

ACP 2019: How loneliness affects patients-and their physicians

April 11th 2019

ACP

Loneliness is a quiet epidemic causing loud health impacts on patients and physicians. 

ACP 2019: Caring for the caregiver after a medical error

ACP 2019: Caring for the caregiver after a medical error

April 11th 2019

ACP

When medical errors occur, patients suffer-but so do physicians.

ACP 2019: Panel looks at how doctors can address social determinants of health

ACP 2019: Panel looks at how doctors can address social determinants of health

April 8th 2019

ACP

Doctors understand that social determinants of health have a major impact on patients' wellbeing, yet they often are reluctant to address such issues with their patients.

ACP 2019: What internists need to know about genetics

ACP 2019: What internists need to know about genetics

April 5th 2019

ACP

Internists have a major role in helping patients understand and manage their genetic conditions.