Top Story

Experts from ABMS, ABIM discuss role of MOC at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting

Experts from ABMS, ABIM discuss role of MOC at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting
May 2, 2015

BOSTON — Today at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting, experts from the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Board of Internal Medicine, discussed the controversial process of Maintenance of Certification.

“This is about our professional responsibilities as it relates to keeping up, maintaining our skills, maintaining our contract to society, however you would like to term that, but our fiduciary responsibility in terms of who we are as internists and who we are within the context of our medical community,” moderator David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP, president of ACP, said during the session.

In the Journals

Possible sexual transmission of Ebola reported months after illness

May 1, 2015
Unprotected sex between a man discharged from an Ebola treatment unit 5 months earlier and a Liberian woman appears to have resulted in transmission of the virus…

Fifth patient dosed with 'one-shot' drug in HCV trial

May 1, 2015
The fifth and final patient in the phase 1/2a clinical trial of TT-034, a ddRNAi-based therapeutic to treat hepatitis C virus infection, has been dosed, according to a…
In the Journals

C. difficile infection remains among most costly, morbid nosocomial infections

May 1, 2015
Recent advances have been achieved in the prevention and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection, but it continues to be the most frequently reported nosocomial…
Meeting News Coverage

Expert shares information on medical apps for clinical practice

May 1, 2015
BOSTON — Mobile apps are becoming increasingly common in health care, with 20,000 available on iTunes and the Android Store related to medicine, according to…
More News Headlines »
CME
HCV VOICE

HCV VOICE II: Optimizing Virological Outcomes with Integrated HCV Education

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP.

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a leading cause of cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease, hepatocellular…
More »
Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Effectiveness of inactivated vs. live flu vaccine currently unclear

VIDEO: Effectiveness of inactivated vs. live flu vaccine currently unclear

April 24, 2015
BETHESDA, Md. — Richard K. Zimmerman, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh, explains the results of his study…
More »
CME
Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

More »