We have a vast knowledge base and our task is to make the physicians up-to-date with the latest in the field through a number of programmes, an ACP official said.
ACPs mission is to enhance the quality and effectiveness of healthcare by fostering excellence and professional in the practice of medicine, the official added.
ACP currently has 133,000 members that include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents, and fellows. Out of the total members, 10 per cent are outside the US.
ACPs membership offers a variety of training programmes on office-based procedures, physical examinations, trends in medicine and use of assessment tool to continuously test physicians themselves on skills/knowledge. ACP is positioned as knowledge leader being the largest medical society in US.