American College of Physicians

Contributors & Disclosures

Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Cardiovascular Medicine Committee

Rosario V. Freeman, MD, MS, Editor1
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Cardiology Fellowship
Medical Director, Echocardiography
Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Howard H. Weitz, MD, FACP, Associate Editor1
Professor of Medicine
Director, Jefferson Heart Institute
Director, Division of Cardiology
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
R. Michael Benitez, MD1
Professor of Medicine
Fellowship Program Director
Director, Clinical Cardiology
Interim Chief, Division of Cardiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Annapolis, Maryland
Heidi M. Connolly, MD1
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota
Andrew M. Kates, MD2
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Jordan M. Prutkin, MD, MHS2
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
David M. Shavelle, MD2
Associate Clinical Professor
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Los Angeles, California
Marcus F. Stoddard, MD1
Professor of Medicine
Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
The University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky
Andrew Wang, MD2
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Fellowship Training Program
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Audrey H. Wu, MD, MPH1
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cardiovascular Medicine Clinical Editor

Robert L. Trowbridge, Jr., MD, FACP2

Cardiovascular Medicine Reviewers

Robert Anderson, MD, MACP1
Frantz Duffoo, MD, FACP1
Norman Dy, MD, FACP1
Nora F. Goldschlager, MD, MACP2
Jeffrey L. Jackson, MD, MPH, FACP2
Lia Logio, MD, FACP1
Warren J. Manning, MD, FACP2
Asad K. Mohmand, MD, FACP1
Joseph J. Padinjarayveetil, MD1
Ileana L. Piña, MD2

Cardiovascular Medicine Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Ahmed D. Abdalrhim, MD, FACP1
L. Amy Sun, MD1

Cardiovascular Medicine ACP Editorial Staff

Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
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  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Nora F. Goldschlager, MD, MACP
Honoraria

St. Jude Medical, Rhythm Management

Jeffrey L. Jackson, MD, MPH, FACP
Royalties

UpToDate

Andrew M. Kates, MD
Speakers Bureau

Pfizer, Merck, AstraZeneca

Warren J. Manning, MD, FACP
Research Grants/Contracts

Philips Medical Systems

Royalties

UpToDate, Saunders

Ileana L. Piña, MD
Consultantship

GE Healthcare, FDA

Speakers Bureau

Otuksu, Merck, Solvay

Research Grants/Contracts

NIH

Jordan M. Prutkin, MD, MHS
Speakers Bureau

Biotronik, Inc.

David M. Shavelle, MD
Speakers Bureau

Abbott Vascular, AbioMed

Research Grants/Contracts

CardioMems, Cordis, Abbott Vascular, St. Jude, GlaxoSmithKline, Maquet/Data Scope, Roche, AGA Medical, AbioMed

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Robert L. Trowbridge, Jr., MD, FACP
Other

First Aid Board Review Book Series

Andrew Wang, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Evalve, Inc., Edwards Lifesciences, Abbott Vascular, Gilead Sciences

Other

Expert reviewer for legal case of infective endocarditis

Dermatology

Dermatology Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Dermatology Committee

Kathryn Schwarzenberger, MD, Editor1
Professor of Medicine (Dermatology)
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency Program Director and Associate Unit Chief
Division of Dermatology
Fletcher Allen Health Care
Burlington, Vermont
Jack Ende, MD, MACP, Associate Editor1
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Department of Medicine
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Joslyn Kirby, MD1
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Hershey
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Julie Lin, MD1
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Dermatology)
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Division of Dermatology
Fletcher Allen Health Care
Burlington, Vermont
Misha Rosenbach, MD2
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Internal Medicine
Department of Dermatology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Andrew Werchniak, MD1
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Department of Dermatology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dermatology Clinical Editor

Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP2

Dermatology Reviewers

Stewart F. Babbott, MD, FACP1
Elizabeth Cerceo, MD, FACP1
Pieter Cohen, MD1
Barri Fessler, MD, FACP2
Duane R. Hospenthal, MD, PhD, FACP1
Steven Ricanati, MD1
Mark D. Siegel, MD2

Dermatology ACP Editorial Staff

Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
Developed by the American College of Physicians
  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Celgene, Pfizer, Merck, Schering-Plough, Abbott, Johnson and Johnson, Medtronic, McKesson, Amgen

Barri Fessler, MD
Employment

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Research Grants/Contracts

United Therapeutics, NIH

Consultantship

Gilead Sciences Inc.

Speakers Bureau

Encysive Pharmaceuticals

Misha Rosenbach, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Centocor, Johnson and Johnson

Mark D. Siegel, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Altor Bioscience, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer

Consultantship

Siemens

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Permission/Consent for Use of Figures Shown in MKSAP 16 Dermatology Multiple-Choice Questions

Figures shown in Self-Assessment Test Items 22, 28, and 54 appear courtesy of Dr. Barbara Mathes.

Figures shown in Self-Assessment Test Items 7, 55, and 74 appear courtesy of Dr. David Crosby.

Figures shown in Self-Assessment Test Items 38 and 66 are reprinted with permission from Physicians Information and Education Resource (ACP PIER). Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians.

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Endocrinology and Metabolism Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Endocrinology and Metabolism Committee

Silvio E. Inzucchi, MD, FACP, Editor2
Professor of Medicine
Clinical Chief, Section of Endocrinology
Yale University School of Medicine
Director, Yale Diabetes Center
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, Connecticut
Howard H. Weitz, MD, FACP, Associate Editor1
Professor of Medicine
Director, Jefferson Heart Institute
Director, Division of Cardiology
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Baha M. Arafah, MD, FACP1
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Case Western Reserve University
Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio
Kenneth D. Burman, MD, MACP2
Chief, Endocrine Section
Washington Hospital Center
Professor, Department of Medicine
Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Elizabeth Holt, MD, PhD2
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Endocrinology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Laurence Katznelson, MD2
Professor of Medicine and Neurosurgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Pituitary Center
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Stanford, California
David K. McCulloch, MD2
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of Washington
And Diabetologist and Medical Director of Clinical Improvement
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, Washington
Maria A. Yialamas, MD, FACP1
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Editor

Cynthia A. Burns, MD, FACP1

Endocrinology and Metabolism Reviewers

Amindra S. Arora, MD1
Arnold A. Asp, MD, FACP1
Lee R. Berkowitz, MD, FACP1
Lara Hume, MD1
Lia Logio, MD, FACP1

Endocrinology and Metabolism Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Linda A. Hershey, MD, PhD2
L. Amy Sun, MD, PhD1

Endocrinology and Metabolism ACP Editorial Staff

Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
Developed by the American College of Physicians
  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Kenneth D. Burman, MD, MACP
Research Grants/Contracts

Pfizer, Amgen, Exelixis, Innovative Technologies

Board Member

American Thyroid Association; FDA, Endocrine Advisory Committee

Other

UpToDate, Medscape, Endocrine Society

Linda A. Hershey, MD, PhD
Research Grants/Contracts

Reviewer for AAAS Research Competitiveness Program

Honoraria

Medlink Neurology

Speakers Bureau

Medical Education Speakers Network

Elizabeth Holt, MD, PhD
Consultantship

Merck

Silvio E. Inzucchi, MD, FACP
Consultantship

Takeda, Merck, Amylin, Medtronic, Boehringer Ingelheim

Honoraria

NovoNordisk

Research Grants/Contracts

Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly

Other

Endocrine Society, UpToDate

Laurence Katznelson, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Novartis, Ipsen, Pfizer, Genentech

Consultantship

Pfizer

Speakers Bureau

Ipsen

David K. McCulloch, MD
Royalties

UpToDate

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Committee

Amy S. Oxentenko, MD, FACP, Editor1
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Thomas Fekete, MD, FACP, Associate Editor1
Professor of Medicine
Section of Infectious Diseases
Temple University Medical School
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Timothy B. Gardner, MD2
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Michael D. Leise, MD2
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Paul J. Limburg, MD, MPH2
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Roman Perri, MD1
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Ganapathy Prasad, MD, MSc2
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Corey A. Siegel, MD2
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Jayant (Jay) Talwalkar, MD, MPH2
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinical Editor

Mary Jane Barchman, MD, FACP2

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reviewers

Robert D. Arbeit, MD2
Amindra Arora, MD1
Arnold Asp, MD, FACP1
Dawn E. DeWitt, MD, FACP2
Douglas Einstadter, MD, MPH, FACP1
Rabeh Elzuway, MD1
Richard M. Hoffman, MD, MPH, FACP2
Richard H. Moseley, MD, FACP1
Michael Vaezi, MD1

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

John Thomas Callaghan, MD, PhD2
Fracisco J. Leyva, MD1

Gastroenterology and Hepatology ACP Editorial Staff

Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
Developed by the American College of Physicians
  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Robert D. Arbeit, MD
Employment

Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Mary Jane Barchman, MD, FACP
Speakers Bureau

Novartis

Honoraria

National Board of Medical Examiners

John Thomas Callaghan, MD, PhD
Employment

Eli Lilly and Company Retiree

Stock Options/Holdings

Eli Lilly, Abbott, Isis

Consultantship

Marcaida, Biogen Idec

Dawn E. DeWitt, MD
Honoraria

Sanofi-Aventis, NovoNordisk

Speakers Bureau

Sanofi-Aventis, NovoNordisk

Timothy B. Gardner, MD
Consultantship

Boston Scientific

Research Grants/Contracts

ChiRhoClin, Inc.

Richard M. Hoffman, MD, FACP
Employment

Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making

Royalties

UpToDate

Michael D. Leise, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Bristol Myers-Squibb: Virology M.D. Fellows Research Program Grant

Paul J. Limburg, MD, MPH
Consultantship

Genomic Health, Inc.

Research Grants/Contracts

Olympus America, Beneo-Orafti Group, Bayer Healthcare, Fujinon, Inc., Boston Scientific, AstraZeneca

Honoraria

American School of Oncology

Royalties

Exact Sciences

Ganapathy Prasad, MD, MSc
Research Grants/Contracts

AstraZeneca, Fujinon, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Given Imaging, NIH, American College of Gastroenterology

Corey A. Siegel, MD
Consultantship

Abbott, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Warner-Chilcott, Allos Pharmaceuticals, Janssen

Honoraria

Abbott, UCB, Merck

Research Grants/Contracts

Abbott, UCB, Warner-Chilcott, Salix

Other

Risk Prediction Model (Patent Holder)

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Jayant (Jay) Talwalkar, MD, MPH
Research Grants/Contracts

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Other

AASLD (Chair, Practice Guidelines Committee)

General Internal Medicine

General Internal Medicine Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

General Internal Medicine Committee

Gary H. Tabas, MD, FACP, Editor1
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian — Shadyside
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Jack Ende, MD, MACP, Associate Editor1
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Department of Medicine
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Paul B. Aronowitz, MD, FACP1
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Dartmouth Medical School
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California
Rosemarie L. Conigliaro, MD, FACP1
Professor of Medicine
Senior Assistant Dean for Curriculum
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky
Rosanne Granieri, MD, FACP1
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Eric H. Green, MD, MSc, FACP1
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Darby, Pennsylvania
Scott Herrle, MD, MS1
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Christopher L. Knight, MD, FACP2
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Megan McNamara, MD, MSc1
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Student Assessment, Program Evaluation, and the Center for the Advancement of Medical Learning
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio
Mohan Nadkarni, MD, FACP1
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

Consulting Contributor

P. Preston Reynolds, MD, PhD, FACP1
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

General Internal Medicine Clinical Editor

Michele Heisler, MD1

General Internal Medicine Reviewers

Stewart Babbott, MD, FACP1
Elizabeth A. Cerceo, MD, FACP1
John K. Chamberlain, MD, MACP1
Timi Edeki, MD2
Douglas Einstadter, MD, MPH, FACP1
Stephanie L. Elkins, MD2
Richard M. Hoffman, MD, MPH, FACP2
Medha Munshi, MD2
Asher Tulsky, MD, FACP1
Peter H. Wiernik, MD, FACP2

General Internal Medicine Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

John Thomas Callaghan, MD, PhD2
Anne N. Nafziger, MD, FACP2

General Internal Medicine ACP Editorial Staff

Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
Developed by the American College of Physicians
  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

John Thomas Callaghan, MD
Employment

Eli Lilly & Co. (Retiree)

Stock Options/Holdings

Eli Lilly, Abbott, Isis

Consultantship

Marcadia, Biogen Idec

Timi Edeki, MD
Employment

AstraZeneca

Stock Options/Holdings

Abbott Laboratories

Stephanie L. Elkins, MD
Speakers Bureau

Celgene, Cephalon Oncology, GlaxoSmithKline

Richard M. Hoffman, MD, MPH, FACP
Employment

Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making

Research Grants/Contracts

NIH

Royalties

UpToDate

Christopher L. Knight, MD, FACP
Royalties

Oakstone Medical Publishing

Medha Munshi, MD
Consultantship

Novartis (spouse), Celgene (spouse), Millenium (spouse)

Anne N. Nafziger, MD, FACP
Consultantship

Bertino Consulting

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Peter H. Wiernik, MD, FACP
Honoraria

Celgene

Permission/Consent for Use of Figures Shown in MKSAP 16 General Internal Medicine Multiple-Choice Questions

The figures shown in Self-Assessment Test Item 29, Item 148, and Item 61 appear courtesy of Edward A. Jaeger, MD, Jefferson Medical College, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA.

The figure shown in Self-Assessment Test Item 163 is reprinted with permission from Physicians’ Information and Education Resource (ACP PIER). Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians.

Hematology and Oncology

Hematology and Oncology Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Associate Editor

Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, FACP1
Professor of Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Abington Memorial Hospital
Abington, Pennsylvania

Hematology Committee

Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA, FACP, Editor1
Peterman-Prosser Professor of Medicine
Hematology/Medical Oncology
Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
Alice Ma, MD2
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Michael B. Streiff, MD, FACP2
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Anticoagulation
Management Service and Outpatient Clinics
Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Special Coagulation
Laboratory
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland
Peter M. Voorhees, MD2
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Marc S. Zumberg, MD, FACP2
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Oncology Committee

Michael D. Spiritos, MD, Editor2
Chief, Medical Oncology
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Raleigh, North Carolina
John M. Feigert, MD2
Clinical Assistant Professor
Georgetown University Medical Center
Arlington, Virginia
Andrew L. Pecora, MD, CPE, FACP2
Vice President of Cancer Services
Chief Innovations Officer
John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University
Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ
Northern New Jersey Cancer Associates
Hackensack, New Jersey
Leonard Saltz, MD2
Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service
Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hematology and Oncology Clinical Editor

Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, FACP1

Hematology Reviewers

Lee R. Berkowitz, MD, FACP1
Stephanie L. Elkins, MD2
Richard A. Fatica, MD1
Jose A. Joglar, MD2
Dan L. Longo, MD, MACP1
Robert T. Means, MD, FACP2
Jerry L. Spivak, MD2

Hematology Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Raymond J. Hohl, MD, FACP1
Qing Alan Ma, MD1

Oncology Reviewers

Raymond F. Bianchi, MD, FACP1
Bernard A. Mason, MD, FACP1
Medha Munshi, MD2
Mark Pasanen, MD, FACP1
Michael W. Peterson, MD, FACP1
Steven Reichert, MD, FACP1

Oncology Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Shariq Asad Syed, MD2

Hematology and Oncology ACP Editorial Staff

Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
Developed by the American College of Physicians
  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Stephanie L. Elkins, MD
Speakers Bureau

Celgene, Cephalon Oncology, GlaxoSmithKline

John M. Feigert, MD
Consultantship

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Jose A. Joglar, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Medtronic, St. Jude Corporation

Honoraria

Astellas Pharmaceutical, St. Jude Corporation

Alice Ma, MD
Other

CSL Behring, NovoNordisk, Bayer

Speakers Bureau

NovoNordisk

Robert T. Means, MD, FACP
Consultantship

Beckman Coulter

Medha Munshi, MD
Consultantship

Novartis (spouse), Celgene (spouse), Millenium (spouse)

Andrew L. Pecora, MD, CPE, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

NeoStem, Amorcyte, TetraLogics

Board Member

Cancer Genetics

Leonard Saltz, MD
Consultantship

Roche, Genentech, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Imclone, Merck, Amgen, Pfizer, Novartis, Genzyme, Genomic Health

Honoraria

Johnson and Johnson

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Michael D. Spiritos, MD
Speakers Bureau

Sanofi-Aventis

Jerry L. Spivak, MD
Consultantship

Teva, Akebia, Fibrogen, Celgene

Michael B. Streiff, MD
Honoraria

Sanofi-Aventis, GlaxoSmithKline, Eisai, Inc., Educational Concepts Group, Inc., Medical Communications Media, Inc., OrthoBiotech

Research Grants/Contracts

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sanofi-Aventis

Consultantship

Sanofi-Aventis, Daiichi-Sankyo, Johnson and Johnson, Eisai, Inc.

Shariq Asad Syed, MD
Employment

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Peter M. Voorhees, MD
Speakers Bureau

Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Celgene

Consultantship

MedImmune

Research Grants/Contracts

Merck, Centocor OrthoBiotech, Pfizer

Marc S. Zumberg, MD, FACP
Honoraria

GlaxoSmithKline, Amgen, Johnson and Johnson

Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Infectious Disease Committee

Allan R. Tunkel, MD, PhD, MACP, Editor2
Professor of Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, New Jersey
Thomas Fekete, MD, FACP, Associate Editor1
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Infectious Diseases
Section of Infectious Diseases
Temple University Medical School
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Karen C. Bloch, MD, MPH1
Assistant Professor
Department of Infectious Disease and Preventive Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Patricia D. Brown, MD, FACP1
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Chief of Medicine
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Detroit, Michigan
Larry M. Bush, MD, FACP2
Affiliated Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
Affiliated Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine
JFK Medical Center
Palm Beach County, Florida
Michael Frank, MD, FACP1
Professor of Medicine
Residency Program Director
Vice Chair for Education
Department of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Keith S. Kaye, MD, MPH, FACP2
Professor of Medicine
Wayne State University
Corporate Medical Director, Infection Prevention,
Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship, Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan
Fred A. Lopez, MD, FACP2
Richard Vial Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Medicine
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
Annette C. Reboli, MD, FACP2
Founding Vice Dean
Professor of Medicine
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Infectious Disease Clinical Editor

Mary Jane Barchman, MD, FACP2

Infectious Disease Reviewers

Robert D. Arbeit, MD2
Richard A. Fatica, MD1
Gloria T. Fioravanti, DO, FACP1
John D. Goldman, MD, FACP1
Duane R. Hospenthal, MD, PhD, FACP1
Richard H. Moseley, MD, FACP1
Mark E. Pasanen, MD, FACP1

Infectious Disease Reviewer Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Kevin Leary, MD, FACP1

Infectious Disease ACP Editorial Staff

Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
Developed by the American College of Physicians
  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Robert D. Arbeit, MD
Employment

Idera Pharmaceuticals

Stock Options/Holdings

Idera Pharmaceuticals

Mary Jane Barchman, MD, FACP
Speakers Bureau

Novartis

Larry Bush, MD, FACP
Speakers Bureau

Cubist, Sanofi-Pasteur

Keith S. Kaye, MD, MPH, FACP
Speakers Bureau

Cubist, Merck, Pfizer, OrthoMcNeil

Consultantship

Merck, Pfizer, OrthoMcNeil, Forest Pharmaceuticals, Theradoc

Research Grants/Contracts

Merck, Pfizer, Cubist, Sage Products, Inc.

Fred A. Lopez, MD, FACP
Royalties

UpToDate

Annette C. Reboli, MD, FACP
Research Grants/Contracts

Merck, Pfizer, T2 BioSystems, Astellas

Royalties

UpToDate

Other

Pfizer, Merck

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Allan R. Tunkel, MD, PhD, MACP
Employment

Food and Drug Administration

Research Grants/Contracts

UpToDate

Other

NIH, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Permission/Consent for Use of Figures Shown in MKSAP 16 Infectious Disease Multiple-Choice Questions

Figure shown in Self-Assessment Test Item 25 reproduced with permission from the Massachusetts Medical Society. From Baker DJ, Reboli AC. [Images in Clinical Medicine]. N Engl J Med. 1997;998. Copyright © 1997 Massachusetts Medical Society.

Nephrology

Nephrology Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Nephrology Committee

Gerald A. Hladik, MD, Editor1
Doc J. Thurston Distinguished Professor of Medicine
University of North Carolina Kidney Center
Training Program Director, Division of Nephrology
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP, Associate Editor2
Hugh R. Sharp, Jr. Chair of Medicine
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, Delaware
Professor of Medicine
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gabriel Contreras, MD, MPH2
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Miami
Miller School of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Miami, Florida
Melanie Hoenig, MD1
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Renal Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
Joslin Clinic
Boston, Massachusetts
James Paparello, MD2
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Nephrology
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
Raymond R. Townsend, MD2
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Renal Division
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Suzanne Watnick, MD1
Associate Professor of Medicine
Training Program Director, Nephrology
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Portland VA Medical Center and Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nephrology Clinical Editor

Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP2

Nephrology Reviewers

Robert J. Anderson, MD, MACP1
Pieter Cohen, MD, FACP1
Frantz Duffoo, MD, FACP1
Robert T. Means, Jr., MD, FACP2
Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH2
Steven Ricanati, MD, FACP1
Mark D. Siegel, MD, FACP2

Nephrology Reviewer Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Carol Collins, MD1

Nephrology ACP Editorial Staff

Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
Developed by the American College of Physicians
  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Celgene, Pfizer, Merck, Schering-Plough, Abbott, Johnson and Johnson, Medtronic, McKesson, Amgen

Gabriel Contreras, MD, MPH
Speakers Bureau

Roche

Robert T. Means, Jr., MD
Consultantship

Beckman Coulter

James Paparello, MD
Other

Medtronic

Ileana L. Piña, MD
Employment

Case Western Reserve University

Research Grants/Contracts

NIH

Consultantship

FDA, GE HealthCare, Solvay

Speakers Bureau

AstraZeneca, Novartis, Otuska

Mark D. Siegel, MD, FACP
Research Grants/Contracts

Altor Bioscience, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer

Consultantship

Siemens

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Raymond R. Townsend, MD
Consultantship

Pfizer, Novartis, Nicox, Medtronic

Speakers Bureau

ASN, ASH

Research Grants/Contracts

NIH

Neurology

Neurology Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Neurology Committee

Blair Ford, MD, Editor2
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York
Jack Ende, MD, MACP, Associate Editor1
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Chief, Department of Medicine
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Elizabeth E. Gerard, MD1
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Women’s Epilepsy Program
Northwestern Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Department of Neurology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
Daniel M. Harrison, MD2
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Robert G. Kaniecki, MD2
Director, The Headache Center
Chief, Headache Division
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD2
Staff Neurologist
Barry Winovich ALS Research Chair
Director, Section of ALS and Related Disorders
Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Joshua Z. Willey, MD, MS2
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

Special Reviewer

Mark W. Green, MD2
Professor of Neurology
Director of Headache and Pain Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Neurology Clinical Editor

Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, FACP1

Neurology Reviewers

John K. Chamberlain, MD, MACP1
Thomas E. Finucane, MD, FACP1
Gloria Fioravanti, DO, FACP1
Faith T. Fitzgerald, MD, MACP1
Steven L. Lewis, MD1
Peter Wiernik, MD, FACP2

Neurology Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Carol J. Collins, MD1
Linda A. Hershey, MD1
Kevin J. Leary, MD, FACP1

Neurology ACP Editorial Staff

Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
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  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Blair Ford, MD
Consultantship

Medtronic, Inc.

Mark W. Green, MD
Honoraria

GlaxoSmithKline

Speakers Bureau

GlaxoSmithKline

Daniel M. Harrison, MD
Honoraria

Direct One Communications

Research Grants/Contracts

Bayer Schering Pharma

Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
Speakers Bureau

GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, OrthoMcNeil

Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD
Consultantship

Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Honoraria

Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Speakers Bureau

Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Joshua Z. Willey, MD, MS
Honoraria

Cardionet

Peter Wiernik, MD, FACP
Royalties

Churchill-Livingstone

Honoraria

Celgene, Millenium

Consultantship

Celgene

Speakers Bureau

Celgene

Permission/Consent for Use of Figures Shown in MKSAP 16 Neurology Multiple-Choice Questions

The figure shown in Self-Assessment Test item 7 is adapted with permission from Laforest C, Selva D, Crompton J, Leibovitch I. Clinical observations: Entopic phenomenon as initial presentation of acute myelogenous leukemia. Ann Intern Med. 2005;143(11):847. [PMID: 16330805]

The figure shown in Self-Assessment Test item 90 is adapted with permission from Virtual Dx, Physical Examination Findings, item 23. Copyright 2010 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved. Available (to program subscribers) at: http://virtualdx.acponline.org/self-assessment/questions/pef_q023. Accessed March 19, 2012.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Committee

Craig E. Daniels, MD, Editor2
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship
Section Head, Critical Care
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, FACP, Associate Editor1
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Abington Memorial Hospital
Abington, Pennsylvania
Rendell W. Ashton, MD, FACP1
Associate Director, Medical ICU
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship
Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Sean M. Caples, DO2
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Stanley B. Fiel, MD, FACP2
Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System
Morristown, New Jersey
Jeffrey Glassroth, MD, MACP2
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
Nizar N. Jarjour, MD, FACP2
Professor and Head
Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine and Public Health
Clinical Science Center
Madison, Wisconsin
Robert Kempainen, MD1
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
David E. Midthun, MD, FACP1
Professor of Medicine
Section Head, Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonary
Consultant, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Otis B. Rickman, DO1
Director of Bronchoscopy
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Thoracic Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Timothy Whelan, MD2
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Lung Transplantation
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina

Consulting Contributor

John Mullon, MD, FACP1
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Clinical Editor

Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, FACP1

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Reviewers

Rabeh Elzuway, MD1
Lois J. Geist, MD, FACP1
Nora F. Goldschlager, MD, MACP1
Dan L. Longo, MD, MACP1
Joseph J. Padinjarayveetil, MD1
Michael W. Peterson, MD, FACP1

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Ahmed D. Abdalrhim, MD, FACP1

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine ACP Editorial Staff

Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
Developed by the American College of Physicians
  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Sean M. Caples, DO
Research Grants/Contracts

ResMed Foundation, Ventus Medical

Craig E. Daniels, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Boehringer Ingelheim

Stanley Fiel, MD, FACP
Other

PTC Therapeutics, Gilead, Pfizer, Novartis Research Grant, Vertex, DSMB

Advisory Board

Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer, Gilead, Bayer

Speakers Bureau

Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pfizer, Gilead, Milan

Research Grants/Contracts

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Gilead, Vertex, CFF, Novartis, Bayer, MPEX, Transave, Boehringer Ingelheim

Jeffrey Glassroth, MD, MACP
Other/Advisory Board

Merck Pharmaceuticals

Nizar N. Jarjour, MD, FACP
Consultantship

Asthmatx

Research Grants/Contracts

GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Genentech

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Timothy Whelan, MD
Consultantship

InterMune

Research Grants/Contracts

InterMune, Celgene, Actelion, Centocor, Genzyme, SanofiAventis, Boehringer Ingelheim

Permission/Consent for Use of Figures Shown in MKSAP 16 Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Multiple-Choice Questions

Figure shown in Self-Assessment Test Item 60 appears courtesy of Dr. James Ravenel.

Rheumatology

Rheumatology Contributors

Please note that a "1" following a contributor's name indicates that he or she has no relationships to disclose. A "2" indicates that the contributor has disclosed relationships.

Rheumatology Committee

Anne R. Bass, MD, FACP, Editor1
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Weill Cornell Medical College
Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, New York
Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP, Associate Editor2
Hugh R. Sharp, Jr. Chair of Medicine
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, Delaware
Professor of Medicine
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH2
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Weill Cornell Medical College
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, New York
W. Winn Chatham, MD, FACP2
Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
Birmingham, Alabama
John D. Fitzgerald, MD, PhD1
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Michael H. Pillinger, MD2
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Director of Rheumatology Training
New York University School of Medicine
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
New York, New York
Lisa R. Sammaritano, MD, FACP1
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Weill Cornell Medical College
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, New York

Editor-in-Chief

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP1
Senior Medical Associate for Content Development
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Medical Associate for Content Development

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP2
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rheumatology Clinical Editor

Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP2

Rheumatology Reviewers

Lois J. Geist, MD, FACP1
John D. Goldman, MD, FACP1
Phillip M. Hall, MD, FACP1
Carlos J. Lozada, MD, FACP2
Asher A. Tulsky, MD, FACP1
Robert B. Zurier, MD1
John J. Zurlo, MD2

Rheumatology Reviewers Representing the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Anne N. Nafziger, MD, FACP2
Lisa von Moltke, MD2

Rheumatology ACP Editorial Staff

Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor

ACP Principal Staff

Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP1
Senior Vice President, Medical Education
D. Theresa Kanya, MBA1
Vice President, Medical Education
Sean McKinney1
Director, Self-Assessment Programs
Margaret Wells1
Managing Editor
Valerie Dangovetsky1
Program Administrator
Becky Krumm1
Senior Staff Editor
Ellen McDonald, PhD1
Senior Staff Editor
Katie Idell1
Senior Staff Editor
Randy Hendrickson1
Production Administrator/Editor
Megan Zborowski1
Staff Editor
Linnea Donnarumma1
Assistant Editor
John Haefele1
Assistant Editor
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  1. Has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
  2. Has disclosed relationships with entities producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. See below.

Conflicts of Interest

The following committee members, reviewers, and ACP staff members have disclosed relationships with commercial companies:

Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH
Honoraria

Biotronik

W. Winn Chatham, MD, FACP
Research Grants/Contracts

Human Genome Sciences, Genentech, Merck Serono, UCB Pharma, Eli Lilly, Anthera

Honoraria

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Virginia U. Collier, MD, MACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Celgene, Pfizer, Merck, Schering-Plough, Abbott, Johnson and Johnson, Medtronic, McKesson, Amgen

Carlos J. Lozada, MD, FACP
Speakers Bureau

Amgen, Pfizer, The Rheumatology Education Group

Anne N. Nafziger, MD, FACP
Consultantship

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Antisoma (Xanthus), Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canyon Pharmaceuticals, CE3, Cubist, Dominion Diagnostics, InterMune, Inc., Population Council, Sirtris (now GlaxoSmithKline), ViroPharma

Michael H. Pillinger, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Takeda Inc.

Cynthia D. Smith, MD, FACP
Stock Options/Holdings

Merck and Company

Lisa von Moltke, MD
Employment

Genzyme Corporation

John J. Zurlo, MD
Research Grants/Contracts

Gilead Pharmaceuticals

Permission/Consent for Use of Figures Shown in MKSAP 16 Rheumatology Multiple-Choice Questions

The figure shown in Self-Assessment Test Item 62 is reprinted with permission from Physicians’ Information and Education Resource (ACP PIER). Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians.