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American College of Physicians publishes 'Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students'

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation's largest medical-specialty society, has released "Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students 2007-2008," produced in collaboration with the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine (CDIM). Based on a national curriculum, the textbook is an authoritative educational resource to augment learning during the third-year internal medicine clerkship.

"Internal Medicine Essentials" covers the common problems and disorders a student is likely to see on the internal medicine rotation. The textbook has a publicly accessible Web component with additional clinical photos, tables, screening tools and other instruments.

"Internal Medicine Essentials" is unique in that it was created by faculty who helped design the internal medicine clerkship curriculum and who are actively involved in teaching and advising students on the internal medicine clerkship. The textbook was written by 67 authors representing 49 different medical schools. The editor-in-chief is Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP, director of education and career development for the American College of Physicians.

"Internal Medicine Essentials" helps students care for patients, prepare for clinical rounds, and study for the end-of-rotation examination. It is organized around the major training problems that are included in the nationally recognized Core Medicine Clerkship Curriculum Guide. Content is derived almost entirely from two evidence-based resources published and managed by ACP: the Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) and the Physician Information and Education Resource (PIER).

"Learning about internal medicine -- the specialty providing comprehensive care to adults -- in the third year of medical school is an important experience, regardless of what specialty the medical student ultimately pursues. Through publication of this book and other efforts on behalf of students, ACP is promoting medical knowledge and profe
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Contact: Lynda Teer
lteer@acponline.org
215-351-2655
American College of Physicians
19-Oct-2006


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