In addition to offering 200 courses on clinical and practice management topics, the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting also holds a wide variety of special events and networking opportunities each year.
Some Highlights Include:
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speaker
All attendees and their guests are invited to attend the Opening Ceremony, which is officiated by the College President. The Opening Ceremony marks the official beginning of Internal Medicine Meeting. Attendees can also hear the Keynote Address given by a new important voice in medicine each year.
Please join ACP leaders in honoring those recently elected to Fellowship. Recognized by their peers for outstanding medical scholarship and professional achievement, new Fellows march alongside their ACP governors and local awardees in a moving ceremony. Designed to showcase excellence in medicine, Convocation includes the presentation of Mastership and specific individual and organizational awards granted by the College. The global community of internal medicine is represented by colleagues from the International Society of Internal Medicine, the European Federation of Internal Medicine, and the Royal Colleges and Academies, who join ACP leaders on stage to celebrate this important event.
ACP Innovation Challenge
This live competition features finalists selected from applicants to ACP’s yearly contest who showcase the best and brightest ideas that have the potential to transform the practice of internal medicine on a national level. Selected physicians will present to a panel of distinguished judges, who will ask challenging questions and provide candid feedback. Winners will be selected and awarded prize money to support implementation/study of the idea. Come vote for your favorite finalist at this fun, high-stakes, interactive competition and see who has what it takes to transform healthcare! Innovation Challenge 2019 Winner and Finalists
Annual Business Meeting
All ACP members are encouraged to attend. Incoming Officers, new Regents, and first-year Governors will be introduced. The Treasurer and EVP/CEO will report on the College’s current status and priorities.
The Annual ACP Global Forum provides an opportunity for ACP leaders and leaders of internal medicine from around the world to discuss an important topic of interest to all internists. A moderator leads a panel of four to six international physicians in commenting on key questions pertaining to the Forum’s theme, followed by a discussion by all attendees. The Forum is open to international physicians; however, space is limited. Reservations are required.
The Internal Medicine Meeting is great opportunity to meet and connect with other health professionals. Past events include: Networking Luncheon for Women Physicians, Reception for African American Physicians, and Med–Peds Reception.
Events for Early Career Physicians, Residents/Fellows, and Medical Students
Each year ACP hosts a special three-day program of ancillary events and workshops specifically for early career physicians, residents and fellows-in-training, and medical students. Some past events were: ACP Doctor’s Dilemma®, Medical Student Mentoring Breakfast, and Resident/Fellow Abstract Luncheon.