Celebrate 100 Years with ACP!
2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the American College of Physicians. The College is planning a variety of special Centennial-related events to celebrate
the occasion’we invite you to be a part of the jubilation.
Centennial Educational Events
Defining Internal Medicine: The History of the ACP
Friday, 2:15-3:45 p.m.
Don’t miss this unique session to learn about the history of ACP and advances in internal medicin”r the past century.
History of Politics in American Medicine
Saturday, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
This course reviews the history of medicine’s involvement in the political arena from the 17th century to today, with a particular focus on ACP’s public policy engagement from its founding in 1915 through the present. It provide historical lessons that influence how the profession can respond to today’s challenges.
100 Years/100 Achievements in Internal Medicine
Test your knowledge with hourly quizzes on ACP history presented in the Abstracts.
Hospitality Lounge. Prizes awarded.
The History of Annals of Internal Medicine and the Future of Medical Journals
Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Special session presented by Christine Laine, Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Internal Medicine.
Aesthetic Attention: Art and Clinical Skills
Wednesday, 1:30-5:30 p.m.
Based on Harvard Medical School’s preclinical course ‘Training the Eye,’ this special Pre-“ll be held at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
Award-Winning Innovations in High-Value Care
Thursday, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
ACP, in collaboration with Costs of Care, presents this session in which winners of the Teaching Value & Choosing Wisely Challenge share inspirational stories from the front lines of health care delivery in a dynamic format. The session features a short talk series focused on high’value care innovations followed by a question-and-answer session.
Centennial Timeline Exhibit
Don’t miss this colorful exhibit of ACP’s history on display in the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. This large-scale timeline features historical facts, images, and anecdotes about the organization in a decade-by-decade format.
Centennial Charitable & Social Events
Docs for Socks
This year, ACP will be teaming up with Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) to collect socks and underwear for the homeless. Please consider bringing an unopened pack of new white socks or underwear to donate. BHCHP patients live in shelters, on the streets, and in temporary housing’all while struggling to maintain their health. Clean white socks and underwear are a staple of homeless health care, and you can help make a real difference in the lives of the patients and the quality of care that BHCHP can provide. Donation bins will be available onsite at various locations throughout the meeting. Cash donations will also be accepted onsite in the Physician Registration area.
To Serve our Patients and Profession: A Centennial History of the American College of Physicians (1915-2015)
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