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Meet the new Brazil Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Brazil Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Arnaldo Lichtenstein, MD, PhD, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2022. As Governor, Dr. Lichtenstein will serve as the official representative of the College for the Brazil Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Lichtenstein will be working closely with Dr. Bonamigo (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read his bio below.


Arnaldo Lichtenstein, MD, PhD, FACP

Medical School Education: Faculty of Medicine of University of São Paulo, Brazil

Post-Doctoral Training: Department of Pathology of University of São Paulo

Certification: ACLS; PALS; ATLS; Summer Course, PBL, Maastricht

Present Employment Position: Staff, Internal Medicine Clinic, Hospital das Clinicas of Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Private office

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Stump the Professor, All Sections, Brazil; Highlights, Chapter Meetings; Workshop, Teaching in Small Groups, TBL

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2017

Other Appointments/Activities: Head, General Practice Ward, Hospital das Clinicas of the Faculty of Medicine of University of São Paulo (HCFMUSP); Technical Director, General Practice Discipline, HCFMUSP; Coordinator, Medical Clinic Course, Fourth Year of Graduation, FMUSP; Vice President, Resident Selection Committee, HCFMUSP; First, fourth and fifth Grade Classes, FMUSP; Weekly Commentator, State Television

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Rational use of Laboratory Exams; VTE Prevention of Inpatients; Rational Preventive Healthcare Counseling and Exams