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3 Reasons to Attend ACOI 2024

Join us at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, October 30 - November 2, for ACOI 2024. We’re planning a robust program set at a gorgeous four-star resort in stunning Scottsdale. If you haven’t already, take a moment to book your hotel room for the Annual Convention.

ACOI Advocacy Updates

ACOI Responds to Senate Finance White Paper on Physician Payment Reform; Prior Authorization Bill Reintroduced with Strong Support; ACOI Offers Input on GME Policy Changes.

Dr. Dominic F. Glorioso Is on a Mission to Educate about Ethically Driven Palliative Care

Within classrooms, lecture halls, community gathering spaces, and in many a ballroom where ACOI Conventions have been held, Dominic F. Glorioso, Jr., DO, FACOI, has been an ever-present fixture. Covering topics that span a full range of osteopathic internal medicine subjects over the last 40 years, he has educated thousands of physicians, residents, students, nurses, social workers, and many others from all walks of life.

CMS Issues CY2025 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2025 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule. Your ACOI team will analyze the proposed rule to identify policies that could impact osteopathic internists, their practices and patients.

July Student of the Month: Gaspareantonio F. Greco, OMS II

Student Doctor Greco embodies the values upheld by the ACOI community. He was nominated because of his commitment to serving others, inspiring peers, and pursuing excellence in academic and professional endeavors. His involvement in community service, particularly his efforts at a local retirement home, highlights a compassionate and empathetic nature.

Is It Time for a Match to Get Into Medical School?

I have talked with admissions/enrollment experts at medical schools, other medical school deans, and prospective medical students about the medical school admissions process, and I hear growing frustration with the process from nearly everyone. I would like to know if the time has come for a match to matriculate into medical school.

Leadership for Physicians

Physicians are expected to be leaders in healthcare. However, many medical schools still lack formal medical education in leadership. The need for more physicians to be formal leaders is exemplified by research suggesting a positive link between hospital quality and physician leadership.

ACOI Announces Two New Awards for Residents and Fellows

ACOI is announcing two new memorial awards: The Anthony J. Malcoun, DO, MACOI Award and the David Susser, DO, MACOI Award. Submissions are open for both awards from now until July 31, 2024.

 

June Member News

Read the latest from ACOI members who have received awards, promotions, and other recognitions.

Education at Your Fingertips

Thousands of osteopathic internal medicine physicians and subspecialists trust the ACOI Online Learning Center to meet their educational needs. Explore on-demand courses and lectures that fulfill CME requirements and enhance your knowledge.

Dr. Cindy Hou is Pioneering Infection Control and Sepsis Prevention with a Vision toward Equitable Healthcare

If you ask Cindy Hou, DO, MA, MBA, CIC, CPHQ, CPPS, FACOI, FACP, FIDSA, FAPIC, how she ended up with so many initials behind her name, she’ll tell you that you never know what paths your journey will take you and she wanted to be ready for whatever was to come.

Countdown to Scottsdale

Join us in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 30-November 2 for ACOI 2024: Art to Health - Health, Humanities, and Osteopathic Internal Medicine.

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