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Eugenio Matijasevic, MD, FACP
Dr. Matijasevic serves as the official representative of the College for the Colombia Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Matijasevic, read his bio.
Roberto D'Achiardi-Rey, MD, MACP selected for advancement to Mastership
Dr. D'Achiardi-Rey was officially recognized with ACP Mastership during the 2021 Internal Medicine Meeting. Masterships are awarded because of “personal character, positions of honor, contributions towards furthering the purposes of the ACP, eminence in practice or in medical research, or other attainments in science or in the art of medicine.” Dr. D’Achiardi-Rey is Professor of Medicine and Nephrology at Javeriana University and el Rosario University, and staff physician for the Fundacion Cardioinfantil and Clinica Shaio in Bogota. He has been President of the Colombian Association of Internal Medicine and is a Member of the National Academy of Medicine of Colombia.
Colombia Chapter receives 2021 Chapter Excellence Bronze Award
We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Bronze Level of the 2021 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes chapters that achieve basics in chapter management. In order to achieve the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet twenty-one Bronze criteria. Criteria include such activities as being involved in advocacy activities, communicating with members, having a chapter/regional scientific meeting along with a planning committee, having a sound financial structure in place, recruiting and advancing members and having an awards committee that identifies candidates for local or national awards. We would like to extend a special thanks to those chapter members who assisted us in all of these endeavors! For their hard work and dedication, we received this award.
Many thanks to Jairo H. Roa, MD, FACP for his four-year term as Governor of the Colombia Chapter. We appreciate your leadership!