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Emily C. Church, MD, FACP

Dr. Church serves as the official representative of the College for the Alaska Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Church, read her bio.

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Kristin Mitchell, MD, FACP receives 2021 Alaska Chapter Excellence in Rural Medicine Award

The Alaska Chapter is delighted to recognize Dr. Mitchell for her outstanding work and commitment to patients in rural communities. She was presented with this award during the April 2021 Alaska Chapter meeting. Dr. Mitchell, a member of the Central Peninsula Internal Medicine practice, provides care to patients on the Kenai Peninsula. She is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and in Sleep Medicine. Dr. Mitchell is a member of the Admissions committee for University of Washington School of Medicine where she also teaches and mentors medical students.

2023 Chapter Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2023 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. We are in the company of 54 other outstanding chapters. In order to achieve the Gold Level of the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet nineteen Bronze criteria, seventeen Silver criteria and multiple Gold level activities. Criteria include such activities as having a legislative action plan or agenda, holding a volunteerism/community service activity, holding multiple stand-alone meetings, having revenue sources outside of dues and meeting registration fees, implementing a strategic plan, implementing a formal recruitment and retention plan and measuring outcomes, conducting various activities for Medical Students, Residents and Early Career Physicians.

Chapter Excellence Award Gold

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