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Morning Rounds, With My Friend

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…

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Council of Early Career Physicians Call for Nominations

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…

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Are You 65 or Older? Here’s How to Stay Healthy During Flu Season.

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.

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CMS Selects New Jersey for Participation in CPC+ Initiative

New Jersey will retain its position as one of 14 regions selected for participation in the CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative, scheduled to launch in January, 2017. CPC+ is an advanced primary care medical home delivery and payment model that builds on the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPCi) program, which began in 2012…

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Join the ACP Chronic Pain Program Now!

The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACPNJ) is partnering with the national Center for Quality at ACP and the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP) to offer a nine-month quality improvement (QI) project with primary care physicians focused on managing chronic pain. We will leverage the ACP Center for Quality’s resources…

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Register Now for “I Raise the Rates Webinars” August 9

Preventing Influenza – Reaching Your Patients 65+ and Feeling Confident for the Upcoming 2016-2016 Season  Date: August 9, 2016 Time: 2:30PM ET/ 1:30 PM CT Join ACP for a webinar focused on influenza and vaccinating your patients over 65 years. Dr. William Schaffner, MD, MACP, Professor of Preventive Medicine and the Chairman of the Department…

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Dr. David Kuo receives ACPNJ Laureate Award

Congratulations to David Kuo, MD, FACP! Dr. Kuo received the ACP-New Jersey Laureate Award on Friday, March 9, 2018.  The Laureate Award honors Fellows and Masters of the College who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research and in service to their community, their…

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New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians Receives National Recognition

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP-NJ) was honored with the John Tooker Evergreen Award by American College of Physicians. Presented annually by the American College of Physicians, the John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program provides recognition and visibility to chapters that have successfully implemented programs to increase membership,…

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Dr. Halpern presents innovative and thought-provoking lecture

On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018, ACP-NJ co-sponsored an innovative and thought-provoking presentation by Dr. Neil Halpern at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, NJ entitled, “A Paradigm for the Hospital of the Future: The ICU in 2050.” Dr. Halpern, Chief of Critical Care Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is a “futurist” and an expert in…

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Scientific Meeting Rescheduled for July!

Dear Colleagues, After careful and deliberate discussion, we have made the decision to reschedule the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting in order to protect the health of all of our attendees and the patients they serve. While this was a difficult decision for all of those who worked so hard to make our March meeting a…

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