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Meet the Quebec Governor

The Quebec Chapter Governor is Bert A. Govig, MD, FACP. Dr. Govig 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. Govig serves as the official representative of the College for the Quebec Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and ACP leadership. To learn more about Dr. Govig, read his bio below.

Bert A. Govig, MD, FACP

Post Doctoral Training: McGill, Mayo Clinic, Harvard

Certification: ABIM, Internal Medicine

Present Position: Staff Internist, CISSSAT Hospital Amos

ACP Chapter Involvement and Leadership Activities: Chair, Chapter Membership since 2015; Member, Chapter Council since 2013; Member since 1993

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2010

Other Appointments/Activities: General Internist, CISSSAT Amos, QC since 1993; VP, CSIM Health Promotion since 2005; Founder and Physician in Chief, CASH (La Coalition pour l'Acquisiton de Saines Habitudes), A community based not for profit health charity; Chair, Examination Board for GIM since 2013; Recipient, CSIM, Osler award for lifetime achievement in GIM 2016

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Community based initiatives to promote population health; The intersection of nutrition, physical activity, stress, body composition and health; Creating tipping points: leveraging acute illness to promote chronic health