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Congratulations to the Japan Chapter Governor-Elect, Fumiaki
Ueno, MD, MACP. Our new Governor-elect will do a year of training
as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as
Governor in the Spring of 2015. As Governor, Dr. Ueno will serve 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. In the meantime, Dr. Ueno will be working
closely with Dr. Kobayashi (the current Governor) and College staff
to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn
more about Dr. Ueno, feel free to read his bio below.
EDUCATION: School: Keio Univ. Sch. of Med., Tokyo, Japan,
Degree: M.D; Date of Graduation: March, 1973
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Internship: Institution: US Air Force
Hosp., Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan, Type: Rotating Internship,
Inclusive Dates: 1973-74, Residency: Institution: Tulane Univ. Sch.
of Med., New Orleans, LA, Type: Residency in Int. Med., Inclusive
Dates: 1974-77, Fellowship: Institution: Tokai Univ. Sch. of Med.,
Kanagawa, Japan, Type: Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Inclusive
CERTIFICATION: Diplomate, American Board of Int. Med., June,
1977; valid at present, Diplomate, Japanese Society of
Gastroenterology, July, 1988; valid by renewal every five years,
Advanced to Certified Specialist in Gastroenterology in January,
2004, Diplomate, Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Soc., Dec.,
1984; valid by renewal every five years, Advanced to Certified
Endoscopy Specialist in Dec., 1998, Advanced to Directing Endoscopy
Specialist in Dec., 2003
PRESENT POSITION: Distinguished Consultant in Med. and
Gastroenterology, Ofuna Chuo Hosp., 2004~present, Senior Consultant
in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Keio Univ. Ctr. for Endoscopy,
2009~present, Prof. of Med. (part-time), Tokai Univ. Sch. of Med.,
ACP ACTIVITIES: Member, 1981~86, Fellow, 1986~2012, Master,
CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Vice-President, Japan
Chapter, 2003~2011, Japan Governor's Representative, 2003~2011
HOSPITAL/COMMUNITY SERVICE: Served as CEO of Gokeikai Medical
Foundation, a government-accredited social medical corporation to
provide health care of excellence to the community,
OTHER APPOINTMENTS: Amer. College of Gastroenterology, Chair,
International Relations Comm., 2005~2007, Member, International
Relations Comm., 2004~2008, Japanese Ministry of Health, Welfare
and Labor, Board member, Research Comm. of Investigations and
Studies on Refractory Inflammatory Bowel Disorders, 2004~present,
Japanese Soc. of Gastroenterology, Chair, Comm. of Guidelines
Development for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 2007~present, Japanese
Gastroenterological Assoc., Council Member, 2008~present, Member,
International Exchange Committee, 2009~present
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE: Clinical
gastroenterology, Inflammatory bowel disease, Evidence-based
Between 2003 and 2011, I have served as a formal representative
of Dr. Kurokawa, the first Governor of the Japan Chapter. Through
communication with national leaders of ACP with whom I have strong
contacts, I envision the Chapter where all members - young and old,
generalists and specialists - enjoy benefits of membership,
especially educational opportunities to enhance clinical expertise
in Internal Medicine. The ACP Japan Chapter will be particularly
attractive to young physicians, and our mission is to attain
sustainable quality for future generations.