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The Awards Committee is pleased to announce that the Board of
Regents has approved several individuals and institutions to
receive College awards and Masterships during the 2016 Internal
Medicine Meeting. ACP is proud to award eight physicians outside
the U.S. with the honor of Mastership. Please join us in
congratulating these international new Masters.
For the complete list of new Masters and Awardees, click
The letters FACP after a physician's name means that he or she
is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Fellows in
ACP are a special group of doctors who are dedicated to continuing
education in medical practice, teaching, or research. Fellowship is
an honorary designation given to recognize ongoing individual
service and contributions to the practice of medicine.
The letters MACP after a physician's name stands for Master of
the American College of Physicians. Contrary to what some might
think, MACP does not stand for "member" of the ACP. Rather, MACP is
a federally registered service mark and is defined as providing
recognition by way of an honorific designation to doctors who have
excelled in the field of internal medicine. MACP is an award-based
class of ACP membership that recognizes and celebrates Fellows who
have distinguished themselves through significant service to the
College or through significant contributions to the practice of
For information on Fellowship, visit the Fellowship
section of the website and for more information on Mastership,
awards section on our web site.
ACP is pleased to announce the establishment of the its 17th
international chapter, the ACP Gulf Chapter, effective July 1,
2015. The chapter includes the Gulf Cooperation Council countries
of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates (a
separate chapter is maintained in Saudi Arabia). Essam Elsayed, MD,
MS, FACP, FASN was recently appointed as Interim Governor based on
recommendations from a local member steering committee. Dr. Elsayed
is a Nephrology Consultant at the Medical Subspecialties Institute,
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
The College's newest (18th) international chapter, the ACP
Bangladesh Chapter will become official as of January 1, 2016.
Quazi Tarikul Islam, MBBS, FCPS, FACP, was recently appointed
Interim Governor of the Bangladesh Chapter based on recommendations
from a local member steering committee. Dr. Islam is Professor of
Medicine at Popular Medical College Hospital and President of the
Bangladesh Society of Medicine.
Please join us in welcoming these new international
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