Meet the Ontario Governor

The Ontario Chapter Governor is George K. Dresser, MD, FACP. Dr. Dresser completed a year of training as a Governor-elect and started his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2019. As Governor, Dr. Dresser serves as the official representative of the College for the Ontario Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and ACP leadership. To learn more about Dr. Dresser, 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