November/December 2021

Common myths and misconceptions about COVID-19 vaccines have contributed to plodding vaccination rates in the US Image by fergregory

Busting COVID-19 vaccination myths

Misinformation and disinformation campaigns have contributed to the death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic. Internists can effectively counter this and encourage vaccinations.

Integrating oral health into primary care

A comprehensive primary care model that includes oral health is needed to prevent health problems, reduce costs, and provide equitable care.

Inclusivity that contemplates: More than just diversity

Diversity without inclusivity is incomplete, but inclusivity can be tough to measure, and subtle in its effect.

ACP, agencies work to prioritize primary care

ACP has advocated for and in some cases been directly involved in advising on or developing efforts to reform primary care.

The waning and boosting of COVID-19 immunity

ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's sixth COVID-19 forum examined progress amid the pandemic in the past year.

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.

Updated boxed warning for arthritis, ulcerative colitis drugs

This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.

Fighting COVID-19 vaccine fallacies with facts

This issue addressed COVID-19 vaccination and integrating oral health into primary care.

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for bruising

An 81-year-old woman is evaluated for bruising. For the past few years, she has noticed dark red patches appearing intermittently on the forearms without trauma or other triggers. They are not painful and resolve without treatment. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate next step in management?