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Date:4/2/2009

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Can internal medicine really be this much fun? How can the most interesting case that the researcher has ever diagnosed become a teaching tool for internists everywhere?

The First (and Next) 100 Days: What the New President Has Achieved on Health Care Reform -- and Plans to Do Next, Friday, April 24, 4:30 p.m., room 204 B

A panel will analyze what the new administration achieved on health care reform, what to expect in the next 100 days, and how the administration's priorities compare with the American College of Physicians.

Approaches to Health Care in the U.S.: The History of the Canadian Health Care System, Friday, April 24, 2:15 p.m., room 203

A panel will assess the historical development of directions in health care taken by Canada to see what lessons can be learned.

What Can We Learn from Other Countries? Health Care in Utopia, Saturday, April 25, 2:15 p.m., room 203

A panel will review what utopian writers and communities felt would be ideal health care concepts in a more perfect society.

New Ideas for Reforming the U.S. Health Care System: What Can Be Done to Improve Access, Quality, and Efficiency of Care?, Thursday, April 23, 4:30 p.m., Marriott Salon CD

An in-depth presentation on hot public policy issues related to health care reform.

Patient-Centered Medical Home, Thursday, April 23, 2:15 p.m., Marriott Salon CD

A panel will assess the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care.

Literature in Medicine: Science and Its Unpredicted Outcomes, Saturday, April 25, 9:30 a.m., room 102.

Note: This is a reserved course. Please contact the ACP Communications Department if you would like to attend.

We presume that biological science always works for the good of mankind. How do physicians deal with accidental or deliberate creations of monsters -- of horrific outcomes of rese
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Contact: Steve Majewski
SMajewski@acponline.org
215-351-2514
American College of Physicians
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