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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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Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies in King v. Burwell Ruling

On Thursday, the Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited ruling in the King v. Burwell case.  At issue was whether or not the IRS could continue to extend tax-credit subsidies for health coverage purchased through exchanges established by the federal government under the Patient Protection … Continue reading

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IM 2015 – ACP’s Centennial

ACP just concluded its annual meeting and it was outstanding!  First, it was great to see so many CT Chapter members at the meeting.  It is a particular treat, for a program director, to see former trainees who are thriving … Continue reading

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Introducing Chapter Members on National Committees: Julie Rosenbaum

As I have mentioned before, we have several members serving on national committees for the College, and I wanted to introduce you to what they are up to.  Julie Rosenbaum, MD, FACP, who is a faculty member of the Yale-New … Continue reading

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