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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS TO HOLD 73rd ANNUAL SESSION, MARCH 26-29

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS TO HOLD 73rd ANNUAL SESSION, MARCH 26-29
 WHAT: 73rd Annual Session: "Advances in Internal Medicine, 1992,"
 Four-day meeting; more than 5,000 physicians expected.
 SPONSOR:
 American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation's largest medical- specialty society, representing 73,000 physicians in internal medicine and related subspecialties.
 WHEN: Thursday - Sunday, March 26-29
 Opening Ceremony Thursday, 9-10 a.m.
 Steven A. Schroeder, MD, President, Robert Wood Johnson
 Foundation
 WHERE: San Diego Convention Center
 HIGH
 LIGHTS: Health & Public Policy
 -- The future of fee-for-service medicine (Dr. Philip R.
 Lee, chairman of the Physician Payment Review Commission,
 will be a panelist
 -- Achieving the Year 2000 Health Objectives
 Law, Ethics & Humanities
 -- Human rights and medical practice
 -- The physician as expert witness
 -- Physician-assisted death; progress or peril?
 (Dr. Timothy E. Quill will be a panelist)
 Women's Health, Men's Health: Gender and Medicine
 -- Have we made progress in breast cancer?
 -- Prostate cancer: issues in diagnosis and management
 -- Hormone replacement: risks and benefits
 Clinical Updates: AIDS, oncology, pulmonary medicine
 HOW: Registration, credentialing required
 -- Contact press office staff at 619-230-8375, (Tuesday,
 March 24 only); 619-525-6064 or leave message at
 619-525-6054 (March 25 - March 29).
 Press badges issued at ACP press office, room 14B, mezzanine
 San Diego Convention Center.
 HOURS: Wednesday, March 25, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 Thursday, March 26, 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 Friday, March 27, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 Saturday, March 28, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 Sunday, March 29, 8 a.m. - Noon
 MEDIA
 LUNCHEON: "Doctor's Orders: Bridging the Gaps in Doctor-Patient
 Communication" Friday, March 27, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
 in the Press Briefing Room, No. 19, mezzanine level.
 Audiocassettes of many sessions will be available. Order
 forms available in the press office
 Background materials are available for some courses;
 order in the press office.
 CONTACT: America College of Physicians press office: Tuesday, March 24, at 619-230-8375; from March 25 - March 29, San Diego Convention Center, 619-525-6064 or leave message at 619-525-6054.
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