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Walter J. McDonald, MD, MACP, former EVP/CEO, dies at 85

Dr. McDonald led the College for seven years before stepping down.
1 Oct 2023

Patients with Hashimoto disease and symptoms despite medication may benefit from thyroidectomy

Follow-up of a small randomized trial in Norway found that total thyroidectomy improved symptoms for up to five years but that complication rates were higher than expected.
28 Nov 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up of hypoparathyroidism

A 57-year-old man is evaluated during routine follow-up of hypoparathyroidism. He underwent resection of locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue base and received adjuvant radiation therapy. Hypoparathyroidism developed after treatment. Serum calcium, magnesium, and urine calcium excretion are measured. What measurement should also be obtained for management of this patient's hypoparathyroidism?
7 Nov 2023


The College notes the passing of Frank Davidoff, MD, MACP.
1 May 2023

Gender pay gap persists in internal medicine, especially in procedural subspecialties

Only general internal medicine, endocrinology, and geriatrics had more women than men, and only 26% of full professors were women, according to an analysis of U.S. internal medicine faculty in 2018 to 2019.
20 Jul 2021

Closing the gap on osteoporosis

A new clinical guideline from ACP focuses on pharmacologic treatment of primary osteoporosis or low bone mass to prevent fractures in adults.
1 May 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Risks of gender dysphoria treatment

A 37-year-old transgender woman (genetic male, identifies as a female) requests feminizing hormone therapy. She was diagnosed with gender dysphoria by her psychiatrist in accordance with DSM-5 criteria. Following lab studies, what treatment risks should be reviewed with the patient?
6 Jun 2023

Taking the long view of thyroid cancer

Experts addressed appropriate surveillance after thyroid cancer treatment and tips for combating unhappiness in patients on thyroid replacement therapies.
1 May 2021

Relationships between primary care physicians, specialists may affect patient satisfaction

Patients gave higher ratings after a referral if the specialist trained with their primary care physician, a quasi-experimental study found.
10 Jan 2023

Pinpointing primary hyperparathyroidism

With targeted testing, especially in those who present with kidney stones and bone density issues, internists can help patients with this disorder get appropriate care.
1 Apr 2022

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