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Meet Our New Governor-elect, William A. Curry, MD, MACP

Meet Our New Governor-elect

Congratulations to the Alabama Chapter Governor-Elect, William A. Curry, MD, MACP. Our new Governor-elect (GE) will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2019. As Governor, Dr. Curry will serve as the official representative of the College for the Alabama Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Curry will be working closely with Dr. Heudebert (the current Governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GE, read his bio below.

William A. Curry, MD, MACP

William A. Curry, MD, MACP

Education: BS, University of Alabama; MD, Vanderbilt University

Post Doctoral Training: Residency, Vanderbilt Medicine; Chief Resident, Hugh J. Morgan

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Primary Care and Rural Health, Sr. VP for Population Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham

ACP Chapter Involvement and Leadership Activities: Member, Chapter Council 2012-2017; Chair, Awards Committee 2012-2017; Member, Awards Committee 2017

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 1986; Master 2017

Other Appointments/Activities: Teaching Scholar, Tinsley Harrison; PATH Clinic/indigent patients with diabetes; Residency Evaluation Committee; Medical School Admissions Committee; Co-Chair, Primary Care Planning, UAB; Departmental review and search committees, UAB; Co-chair, Alabama Genomic Health Initiative recruitment; Hospital Bundled Payment Committee; Hospital MACRA Committee; Councilor, State Medical Association; Executive Leadership and Board, Alabama Area Health Education Centers; Soc. Gen. Int. Med. Public Policy Committee; Clinical Practice Subcommittee; Annual Honduras Medical Mission; Church choral and service groups

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Teaching medical humanism and professionalism; Clinical practice redesign; Population health