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Chapter Centennial Legacy Award

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The Chapter Centennial Legacy Award celebrates ACP's centennial by recognizing one seminal chapter member whose service to the chapter had a significant impact on the chapter's viability. This individual should exemplify ACP's core values including:

  • Leadership
  • Excellence
  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Professionalism
  • Responsibility

Read about the state awardee and join us in congratulating him.


William Rojas was the catalyst for forging the strong relationship of Colombian Internal Medicine with ACP, beginning 50 years ago. He is one of the most famous and recognized Colombian doctors in the areas of research, medical education and clinical practice. He is general editor of Fundamentos de Medicina (Foundations of Medicine), the first Colombian Internal Medicine textbook (1975), and author of the well known in Latin America :texto de Inmunología (Textbook of immunology) . He is also an active researcher in the field of Malaria. Dr. Rojas has no peer in the field of teaching and education I our country. Dean of the School of Medicine and ultimately the President of the University of Antioquia. Dr Rojas was the catalyst for forging the strong relationship of Colombian internal medicine with ACP and also the driving force behind the collaboration between Colombian Association of Internal Medicine and ACP.

More about the Chapter Centennial Legacy Award:
Award Booklet - full listing of winners
Press Release Template - for Chapter use