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DynaMed: Free Access for ACP Members

As a benefit of ACP membership, ACP and EBSCO Health are collaborating to provide ACP members with free access to the most current, evidence-based clinical decision support tool -- DynaMed! Updated daily and analyzed systematically through the lens of an expert editorial team, DynaMed  provides relevant information in an easy to digest format for fast implementation at the point-of-care. Beginning in August 2015, ACP’s staff physician Deputy Editor for Internal Medicine will work with the DynaMed editorial team on internal medicine content. This replaces ACP's Smart Medicine.

Key Features:

  • Precise Search Results: Use semantic search to deliver the most relevant search results every time.
  • Comprehensive Content: Thousands of topics covering internal medicine, emergency medicine, cardiology, oncology, infectious diseases, obstetrics and gynecology and much more.
  • Overviews and Recommendations: Concise, accurate overviews with evidence-based recommendations for action.
  • ACP Approved Content Marked with the ACP Logo: ACP physician editors will begin providing oversight for internal medicine content.
  • Graphics and Images: Over 4,000 with more than 1,000 from ACP
  • Expert Reviewers: Content is created by a world-class team of physicians who are considered experts in their particular fields.
  • Mobile Optimized: A user-friendly format for PC, smartphone, or tablet.
  • Complimentary Mobile App: Access content offline, write and save notes, bookmark favorites and email topics.
  • Micromedex® Clinical Knowledge Suite: Drug content from Micromedex including Medication Management, Medication Safety, IV Compatibility, and Lab Recommendations (select products only).

ACP Leadership Academy

The ACP Leadership Academy provides members with training and resources to prepare you for leadership roles in your organization and in the greater healthcare environment.

Formal Leadership Training

In partnership the American Association for Physician Leadership, ACP offers live meetings, faculty-led online courses, and self-study modules to help fill gaps in your leadership knowledge and to build your CV – all while earning CME.

ACP members receive the American Association for Physician Leadership member rate on all courses plus an additional 15% on selected courses. Earn ACP Certificates of Completion for each course you finish. Courses count toward becoming a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) or toward a master’s degree program in medical management from one of four prestigious universities.

Topics include strategic thinking, financial decision-making, managing physician performance, marketing, ethics, and more.

Learn more about all of the available courses offered through the ACP Leadership Academy.

Resources for Resident/Fellow Members

The ACP Leadership Academy recognizes that residents and fellows-in-training face unique challenges in mapping out their professional goals. In partnership with the American Association for Physician Leadership, the College has developed a program to address the specific needs of Resident/Fellow Members. Learn more.

ACP Annals Virtual Patients Offer Practice Cases for CME Credit

Did you know that ACP has 42 more cases covering a wide variety of conditions you see in your practice? The path you take with your simulated patient is designed to change according to your own decisions.

Upon completion of each case, physicians may earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points.

Most of the Annals Virtual Patients users say that they would recommend Annals Virtual Patients to their colleagues and that they are extremely likely to purchase again.

New cases are added regularly. Here are the latest topics for you to test your knowledge:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Knee Pain

If you are an Annals subscriber or an ACP member, enjoy a savings of 25% off the regular price. Start treating your next Annals Virtual Patients today!

ACP’s High Value Care Initiative

High Value Care improves health, avoids harm, and eliminates wasteful practices or procedures. The ACP’s High Value Care initiative has developed 5 new modules to help physicians understand the and apply the core concepts of high value care. As a member you have free access to these modules that are available online and eligible for CME and MOC credits. 

To learn more about how to eliminate unnecessary health care costs and improve patient outcomes while earning free CME and ABIM MOC patient safety and medical knowledge points, visit High Value Care.

Navigate the Alphabet Soup of Alternative Payment Models with these ACP Resources!

Are you struggling to keep acronyms like QPP, MIPS, APM, and MACRA straight? Are you unsure of which of these programs apply to you, if any?

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) was created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. The QPP transforms the Medicare physician payment system from one focused on volume to one focused on value. ACP has a wealth of information on its website for these payment models and others, assistance that physicians can use to stay on top of the evolving landscape of quality payment programs. These resources include:

  • ACP's Resource Center provides answers about the new requirements and tools to help you succeed!
  • ACP Quality Payment Advisor™–A Free benefit of ACP membership, answer a few simple questions and this tool delivers a practice readiness assessment report and recommends actions to take to achieve success.
  • ACP Practice Advisor®–Online modules provide practices with a detailed game plan to improve quality of care, reduce costs and transition to value-based patient centered care.
  • ACP Genesis Registry®–A Qualified Clinical Data Registry that integrates with participating EHRs and automatically submits data to CMS for QPP reporting.
  • Top Ten Things You Need to Know about QPP (Updated Monthly)
  • FAQs to keep everything straight

Visit ACP's website to view information about the payment models today!

Use ACP's Quality Payment Advisor for Medicare's New Payment Program!

The Quality Payment Advisor (QPA), ACP’s free online tool helps your practice get up to speed quickly in Medicare's new payment program in order to participate in 2017 and avoid a payment penalty in 2019.

In just a few minutes:

  • Determine your MACRA path—MIPS or APM (most practices will be in MIPS)
  • Understand "Pick Your Pace"
  • Decide how and what to report in 2017
  • Learn what you and your practice need to do now

To access the QPA, click here.

Last Updated 8.20.19




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