You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

You are using an outdated browser.

To ensure optimal security, this website will soon be unavailable on this browser. Please upgrade your browser to allow continued use of ACP websites.

You are here

Welcome to the Japan Chapter Web site


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)


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 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.

Award Archives

Chapter Awards

Member News

Noriko Yamamoto MD, PhD, FACP

The Japan Chapter Women's Committee, chaired by Noriko Yamamoto MD, PhD, FACP, is making great strides. The Committee has expanded from 6 to 10 members, including 4 men. Increasing communication between men and women in the medical profession is one of the Committee's goals. They are also partnering with the Physician Well-Being Team on a workshop regarding Burnout and are working on other events and initiatives.

More Member News

Connect with us