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International Candidates elected to Fellowship in ACP July 1, 2009

ACP is pleased to announce the following newly elected International Fellows, who were recommended by the Credentials Subcommittee and approved for election by the Board of Regents. They are listed by current location and may have been credentialed through a different Chapter.


  • Tunde Maiyaki Ibrahim, MBBS, FWACP - Shepparton, Victoria


  • Muhammad Hasibur Rahman, MBBS - Mymensingh, Dhaka
  • Samiran Kumar Saha, MBBS - Dhaka
  • Sk. Md. Abu Zafar, MBBS - Dhaka


  • Jorge L. Hidalgo, Sr., MD - Belize City


  • Tzu K. Lee, MBBS - Edmonton, Alberta

  • Simon Neil Finkle, MD - Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Farid Boutros, MBBCh - Scarborough, Ontario


  • Hector Ugalde Prieto, MD - Santiago


  • Abraham Haileamlak Mitike, MD - Jimma


  • Gunter Ollenschlager, MD - Cologne


  • Ashok Kumar Agarwal, MBBS - New Delhi
  • Col. Velu Nair, MBBS - Delhi


  • Czeresna H. Soejono, MD, PhD, FICP - Jakarta-Selatan


  • Mordchai Ravid, MD - Tel Aviv


  • Giuseppe Licata, MD - Rome


  • Mitsumasa Kishimoto, MD - Chiba
  • Kiyoyuki Ogata, MD - Tokyo
  • Satoshi Ogata, MD - Hiroshima


  • Ernest Ekong, MD - Lagos


  • Mai A. Mahmoud, MBBS - Doha

Saudi Arabia

  • Ali Ahmed Al-Qarni, MBBS - Al-Hasa
  • Muhammad K. Anis, MBBS - Al Ahsa Eastern
  • Lina Faysal El Kibbe, MD - Riyadh
  • Hani T. Mustafa, MBBCh - Al Ahsa
  • Wafic S. Wafa, MD - Riyadh


  • Eng Kiong Teo, MBBS - Singapore


  • Prof. Serhat Unal, MD - Ankara

United Arab Emirates

  • Shaheenah S. Dawood, MBBCh - Dubai

United Kingdom

  • Hussain Al-Sardar, MBChB - Southend on Sea


  • Esther Maria Chirinos, MD - Punto Fijo Falcón
  • Vladimir Fuenmayor, MD - Eastado Miranda
  • Paul H. Haiek, MD - Caracas
  • Gary A. Sterba, MD - Caracas
  • Carlos Tarazona, MD - Caracas
  • Antonio G. Tristano, MD - Caracas

For a Fellowship inquiry kit, contact Customer Service at +215-351-2600 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET). The contents of the Fellowship inquiry kits also may be downloaded from the ACP Web site. Fellowship candidates are required to include payment for the Fellowship initiation fee (currently $150) with their proposal form, and membership dues must be in good standing. Candidates for Direct Fellowship are required to include payment for the first year's dues as well. Candidates are elected to Fellowship on a bi-monthly basis.

Advancement to Fellowship

The current ACP guidelines acknowledge a range of professional activities that indicate continuing scholarship and professional achievement. You no longer have to publish to qualify for advancement. Information: Mariana Hotea, Credentials Administrator, +215-351-2709, or go to the Membership section of ACP Online.

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