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Robert McLean of CT Chapter is ACP President for 2019-2020

We are so proud that our chapter’s own Robert McLean is the new President of ACP! You may already know that he is a practicing rheumatologist and Medical Director of Clinical Quality with Northeast Medical Group of Yale New Haven … Continue reading

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Internal Medicine 2019

I’ve had the chance to reflect on the national meeting held in Philadelphia two weeks ago.  What a great meeting!  The first highlight was the opening address, which was more of a “fireside chat” between CEO/EVP Darilyn Moyer and Vivek … Continue reading

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Journey to Medical School

Thank you to Francine Zeng, student member from University of Connecticut, for this post! Some people think that medical school ultimately shapes the type of doctor you are going to be and this is definitely true…to an extent. As a … Continue reading

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MedChallenge 2016: The CT Chapter’s knowledge competition for internal medicine residents

For 19 years, the Connecticut Chapter has been conducting a Jeopardy-style medical knowledge tournament for internal medicine residents in the state. This is a rousing event, one of the best the chapter has to offer. Since 2011, the final round … Continue reading

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ACP’s Position Paper on Climate Change and Health

In case you missed it, last week in conjunction with Earth Day the ACP released a position paper on the impact of climate change on human health.  By now, you are familiar with the details: fossil fuel consumption, clearing of forests … Continue reading

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Physician Wellness & Burnout

A lot of attention is being directed towards Physician Wellness, and its opposing condition, Physician Burnout.  And with good reason: evidence is mounting that highly stressed physicians may not provide high quality patient care.  Physicians with burnout are more likely … Continue reading

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Chapter Member Spotlight: Chris Sankey

Here is another installment in our continuing series highlighting Connecticut Chapter members who have been involved with ACP at the national level. Christopher B. Sankey, MD, FACP is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and academic hospitalist at Yale University. He is … Continue reading

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