By RAMY SEDHOM, MD
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Internal Medicine
It was a month into my internship and she was the patient I’ll never forget. Like many of my co-interns, I wondered about entering internal medicine. My patients never improved, bouncing in an out of the hospital. I became uncomfortably familiar with chronic and terminal medication conditions. I had a quick acronym expansion for my death notes. I was chronically tired and grew cynical. Continue reading
Call for Nominations
Respond by: Thursday, November 3, 2016 The Council of Early Career Physicians (CECP) is currently recruiting new representatives for terms beginning in April 2017.
The CECP is responsible for responding to requests from the Board of Regents, committees and staff for review of programs, products and services, and advising the Board of Regents on:
- Enhancing professional development for early career physicians
- Fostering their involvement in College activities
- Increasing the value of ACP membership for early career physicians
- Strengthening chapter level councils and activities
- Aligning council activities with the College’s Strategic Priorities
Applicants with a strong background in… Continue reading
Influenza, the flu, is a serious disease, especially for older adults. The flu may lead to hospitalization or even death. Symptoms can include: fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches and fatigue. Though most people with the flu will recover witing a few days, older adults are at high risk of developing serious flu-related complications.