I.M. Ready


Learn how to 'Live Your Best Life'

The structured professional and leadership development program includes five online educational sessions followed by group coaching with ACP leaders.

Q&A: Conquering the ABCs of coding and documentation

Early career physicians may feel overwhelmed by having to document the care they provide, but an expert explains why it's not as confusing as it used to be.

How, where, and why to get published

Publishing can be an important tool for early career physicians to establish credibility, solidify an area of expertise, and lay the groundwork for future promotions.

Better ways to evaluate, negotiate employment contracts

Before signing an employment contract, reflect on the life you want and what is most important to you.

Early career physicians are mentors, mentees

An expert discusses how early career physicians can get involved in mentorship, the difference between mentorship and sponsorship, and how to end a mentorship that isn't working.

Are you ready to be an FACP?

Becoming an FACP is a rite of passage for many early career ACP members.

Tips for workplace wellness

With nearly 63% of physicians reporting one or more signs of burnout, two experts offered advice on making changes to help prevent it.

Finding financial well-being

Among many competing priorities, early career physicians often don't know where to begin with personal finance.

Analyzing COVID-19's impact on trainees

In response to a survey on how the pandemic affected clinical education and well-being, trainees reported a disruption in clinical schedule, decreases in didactic conferences and protected time for education, and increases in burnout.

Thriving at the annual meeting in your early-career years

I.M. Ready is a new regular feature that will explore topics relevant to early-career internal medicine physicians, particularly those within five years of residency graduation.