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Governor

Kenji Maeda, MD, FACP

Dr. Maeda serves as the official representative of the College for the Japan Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Maeda, read his bio.

Welcome Letter | Past Governors | Governor-elect 


Japan Chapter Website (in Japanese)


Japan Chapter College Awards

Dr. Keijiro Saku selected for advancement to Mastership

Dr. Saku 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. Saku is the President of the renowned Fukuoka University in Japan. Previously, he was Professor and Chair of Cardiology, and then, Dean of the Fukuoka University Faculty of Medicine. His achievements includes establishment of the lipoprotein metabolism at the University of Cincinnati and the Lipid Research Center. Dr. Saku was one of the founding members of the ACP Japan Chapter.

Japan Chapter receives 2022 Chapter Excellence Silver Award

We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Silver Level of the 2022 Chapter Excellence Award! Only 14 chapters received the Silver Award. The award recognizes chapters that achieve excellence in chapter management.  In order to achieve the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet twenty Bronze criteria and seventeen Silver criteria. Criteria include such activities as undertaking efforts to increase advocacy efforts, collaborating with stakeholders to increase visibility of the ACP, holding competitions for members, providing chapter financial reports to members, having Medical Student and Resident/Fellow members on the Governor's Advisory council, retaining transitional and unpaid members, giving awards to chapter members. I 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.

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