Meet the New Governor-elect - Colombia

Congratulations to the Colombia Chapter Governor-elect (GE), Dora Inés Molina de Salazar, MD, MPH, PhD, FACP. Our new GE will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start their four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2025. As Governor, Dr. Molina de Salazar will serve as the official representative of the College for our Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Molina de Salazar will be working closely with Dr. Matijasevic (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and their duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GE, read their bio below.

Dora Inés Molina de Salazar, MD, MPH, PhD, FACP

Medical School Education: Universidad de Caldas

Post-Doctoral Training: Teaching and Clinical Research, Universidad CEPES

Present Position: Full-time Professor, Postgraduate and Undergraduate Internal Medicine, University of Caldas; General Director and Principal Investigator, Clinical Research Center, IPS Medicos Internistas de Caldas

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Women's Leadership and Training and Education Chapter; Board of Directors; Participant, Meetings Called by Different Governors; Participant, Academic Events, ACP in ACMI; Assistant and Speaker, ACP and ACMI National Congresses; Leader, Empowerment of Internist Medical Women; Board Member, Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Risk Factors; Coordinator, Clinical Research Work, Various ACMI-ACP Congresses; President of the Congress on two occasions, ACMI -ACP; Speaker, Multiple Occasions, National and International Congresses of ACMI, LASH, SIAC, and Colombian Society of Cardiology

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2010

Other Appointments/Activities: Professor, Cardiovascular Risk Issues; Carrying out internal medicine consultation with internal medicine students, where the elaboration of the clinical history, co-responsibility of the patient, approach with differential diagnoses and treatment, in addition to the importance of the doctor-patient relationship with an ethical and humanistic approach; Weekly Group Meeting of Internal Medicine Professors (Discuss administrative issues and approval of research protocols and community outreach projects); PhD, Teaching and Clinical Research; Honorary Member, Inter-American Center for Cardiology and Cardiovascular Prevention; Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Hypertension; Session Editor, Colombian Journal of Cardiology

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Internal Medicine Specialist; Hospital Management Specialist; Management Development Specialist; Diabetes Specialist; Pulmonary Hypertension Specialist