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(May 2021) 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.