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Meet our New Governor-elect Designee

Meet Our New Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Ontario Chapter Governor-Elect Designee, George K. Dresser, MD, FACP. Our new Governor-elect Designee (GED) will do a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2019. As Governor, Dr. Dresser will serve as the official representative of the College for the Ontario Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and ACP leadership. In the meantime, Dr. Dresser will be working closely with Dr. Hramiak (the current Governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read his bio below.
 

George K. Dresser, MD, FACP

Education:  Medical School, Internal Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Western University

Post Doctoral Training:  Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University

Certification:  FRCPC, FACP

Present Position:  Associate Professor of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

ACP Chapter Involvement and Leadership Activities:  Ongoing support for Western University ACP journal club activities; Presentation of Hypertension Guidelines at Annual Chapter meeting; Research judging for trainee presentations at Annual Chapter conference

ACP National Activities:  ACP representative, CSIM scientific program committee 2017

Other Appointments/Activities:  Chair, Subspecialty committee for Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Royal College (RCPSC); Chair, "uncomplicated subgroup" Hypertension Canada Recommendations Task Force

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Rational therapeutics; Hypertension; Stroke prevention in Atrial Fibrillation