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Meet the new Venezuela Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Venezuela Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Claudio L. Urosa, MD, 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 2021. As Governor, Dr. Urosa will serve as the official representative of the College for the Venezuela Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Urosa will be working closely with Dr. Troccoli (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.

Claudio L. Urosa, MD, FACP Claudio L. Urosa, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: Universidad Central de Venezuela

Post-Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine, Carney H. Boston; Worcester City Hospital, Massachusetts; Endocrinology, Tufts New England Medical Center

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine

Present Position: Private Practice, Centro Médico de Caracas; Director, Bioethics Committee, Hospital Universitario de Caracas

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
Member, Bioethics Subcommittee; Member, Organizing Committee, Annual Meeting; Speaker, Endocrinology and Bioethics, Annual Meetings; Recipient, Laureate Award 2016

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2001; Membership 1976

Other Appointments/Activities:
Among another activities I participate as a retired Associate professor of Medicine in Seminars on Bioethics with undergraduate medical students and in Postgraduate seminars in Endocrinology with Medical residents and Endocrinology fellows. I also participate in the organization of the annual Congress of the "Sociedad Venezolana de Endocrinology" and as speaker on different endocrine topics.

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
Internal Medicine (Practice and Teaching); Endocrinology (Practice, Teaching of Undergraduates and Residents in Continual education); Clinical Bioethics