News from ACOI

Top 10 Pieces of Advice for Getting into Residency or Advising Students on Residency Placement

Considering that thousands of our members are medical students and that so many of our members advise medical students, I decided to share my top 10 pieces of advice for getting into residency programs.

MedPAC Issues Payment Recommendations

In March, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released its annual report to Congress on Medicare payment, in which it reissued a recommendation that Congress should provide physicians next year with an inflationary update that reflects half of the Medicare Economic Index.

April Member News

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

ACOI Joins Organizations in Asking for Farm Policies that Support Climate and Health

The ACOI has joined 80 organizations in support of farm policy that prioritizes affordable and nutritious food and clean air and water. In a letter to Congress, the organizations emphasized the intersection of important nutrition and conservation programs.

Dr. Jane D’Isa – A Life's Journey through Medicine, Mentorship, and Spiritual Exploration

Jane D’Isa, DO, FACOI, Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency and Patient Experience Officer at South Pointe, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Warrensville, Ohio, is more than a seasoned physician; she is a beacon of endurance, empathy, and spiritual depth.

Time to Check In on Your Crew

As I walked into the lecture hall, I spotted my not-so-assigned seat. Familiar faces greeted me while I made my way to the familiar space and time. The standard set up ensued, making room for bags, snacks, and books. That day, I had brought in special banana bread with nuts and chocolate chips to support the appetites and nutrition of my lovely friends and colleagues, who always met me with smiles. I would “break bread" with those in the shared row who quickly became a chosen family.

2024 ACOI Spring Meetings are Available Anytime, Just for You

Take a look at the agendas, including session learning objectives, and register now. Sessions are all on-demand and you can catch up at your own pace. The content will be on-demand through July 31, 2024.

Climate Change and The Problem with Nephrology

Classically, nephrology isn’t about much more than problems of water and salt. The FFS part of nephrology is not so different than any other subspecialty. Except… Dialysis. Let’s face it, dialysis is what separates nephrology from the rest. This is about dialysis for ESRD, or as it is now called ESKD.

Physicians Have Until April 15 to Apply for 2023 MIPS Exception

Physicians have until April 15 to request a 2023 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances exception due to the Change Healthcare cyberattack.

Recognizing Excellence: Nominations Open for the ACOI 2024 Awards

As we embark on another year of celebrating excellence in osteopathic internal medicine, the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2024 Awards.

Stay True to Why You Pursued Medicine.