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International Fellowship Exchange Program Awardees

2017-2018 Program

Chandra Bala, MBBS – Bangladesh
Interest/Focus: Geriatric Medicine    
Host: University of Alberta

Claudia P. Cortes, MD – Chile
Interest/Focus: Infections in Lung Transplants; Lung Transplant in HIV Patients
Host: Toronto General Hospital

Hanna Kim, MD – Brazil
Interest/Focus: Palliative Care in Oncology
Host: MD Anderson Care Center

Ana Cristina Montenegro, MD, FACP – Colombia
Interest/Focus: Vascular Medicine   
Host: Jefferson University Hospital

Chonnavee Jatchavala, MD - Thailand 
Interest/Focus: GI Diseases  
Host: Mayo Clinic

Chitchai Rattananukrom, MD - Thailand
Interest/Focus: Gastroenterology  
Host: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Pictured from left: Dr. Ana Cristina Montenegro (Colombia); Dr. Chandra Bala (Bangladesh); ACP 2017-2018 President Dr. Jack Ende; Dr. Claudia P. Cortes (Chile);and Dr. Hanna Kim (Brazil); 

2016-2017 Program

José Acuña-Feoli, MD – Costa Rica
Interest/Focus: Point of Care Ultrasound
Host: Oregon Health and Science University

Yun Zhang, MD – China
Interest/Focus: Medical Education
Host: Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Medicine

Pictured from left: Dr. Yun Zhang (China); ACP 2016-2017 President Dr. Nitin S. Damle; and Dr. José Acuña-Feoli (Costa Rica).

2015-2016 Program

Jorge Alejandro Lemus-Arias, MD – Mexico
Interest/Focus: Quality and Patient Safety   
Host: Cleveland Clinic

Amjad Mahboob, MBBS – Pakistan
Interest/Focus: Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic Stewardship
Host: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Olive View Medical Center

Santiago Patiño-Giraldo, MD – Colombia
Interest/Focus: Telemedicine in Internal Medicine   
Host: University of New Mexico

Pictured from left: Dr. Santiago Patiño-Giraldo (Colombia); Dr. Amjad Mahboob (Pakistan); Dr. Jorge Alejandro Lemus-Arias(Mexico); and ACP 2015-2016 President Dr. Wayne J. Riley.

2014-2015 Program

Yasmeen Jabeen Bhat, MD, FACP - India
Interest/Focus: Screening for Skin Cancers
Host: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kenneth Connell, MBBS, DM, FACP - Barbados
Interest/Focus: Management of Hypertension
Host: Medical University of South Carolina

Yeong Yeh Lee, MD, PhD, FACP - Malaysia
Interest/Focus: Functional GI and Motility Disorders
Host: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dike Ojji, MBBS, PhD, FACP - Nigeria
Interest/Focus: Cardiovascular Health in Women
Host: John Hopkins Women's Cardiovascular Center

From left: ACP Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Steven E. Weinberger; Dr. Yeong Yeh Lee (Malaysia); Dr. Dike Ojji (Nigeria); Dr. Kenneth Connell (Barbados); Dr. Yasmeen Jabeen Bhat (India); and ACP Immediate Past President Dr. David A. Fleming.

Pictured from left: ACP Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Steven E. Weinberger; Dr. Yeong Yeh Lee (Malaysia); Dr. Dike Ojji (Nigeria); Dr. Kenneth Connell (Barbados); Dr. Yasmeen Jabeen Bhat (India); and ACP 2014-2015 President Dr. David A. Fleming.

2013-2014 Program

Suchitra Behl, MD, FACP - India
Interest/Focus: Cardiovascular Disease in Women
Host: Mayo Clinic

Zainab Al Duhailib, MBBS - Saudi Arabia
Interest/Focus: Thrombosis and Anticoagulation in Women
Host: Brown University

Samia Rashid, MD, FACP - India
Interest/Focus: Endocrinology and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Host: Winthrop University Hospital

Muhammad Ahmed Saeed, MBBS - Pakistan
Interest/Focus: Lupus
Host: University of California, Los Angeles - Olive View Medical Center

Gonzalo Wilson, MD - Chile
Interest/Focus: Urinary Tract Infections and Antibiotic Dependence in Women
Host: University of Pennsylvania

Pictured from left: Dr. Suchitra Behl (India); Dr. Gonzalo Wilson(Chile); ACP Past President Dr. Molly Cooke; Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Saeed (Pakistan); Dr. Samia Rashid (India); Dr. Zainah Al Duhailib(Saudi Arabia); and ACP Past Chair, International Council, Dr. Tanveer Mir

Pictured from left: Dr. Suchitra Behl (India); Dr. Gonzalo Wilson (Chile); ACP 2013-2014 President Dr. Molly Cooke; Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Saeed (Pakistan); Dr. Samia Rashid (India); Dr. Zainah Al Duhailib (Saudi Arabia); and ACP Past Chair, International Council, Dr. Tanveer Mir.

2012-2013 Program

Aysha Almas, MBBS, FACP - Pakistan
Interest/Focus: Hypertension
Host: Tufts University School of Medicine

Ana Belen Arauz Rodriguez, MD, FACP - Panama
Interest/Focus: HIV/AIDS
Host: Christiana Healthcare

Yumie Ikeda, MD - Japan
Interest/Focus: Menstruation Disorder
Host: Mayo Clinic

Mahmoud Umar Sani, MBBS, FACP - Nigeria
Interest/Focus: Cardiology
Host: Brown University

Pictured from left: Dr. Yumie Ikeda (Japan); Dr. Mahmoud Umar Sani (Nigeria); Dr. Aysha Almas (Pakistan); and Dr. Ana Belen Arauz Rodriguez (Panama)

Pictured from left: Dr. Yumie Ikeda (Japan); Dr. Mahmoud Umar Sani (Nigeria); Dr. Aysha Almas (Pakistan); and Dr. Ana Belen Arauz Rodriguez (Panama).