Meet the New Governor-elect - Alaska Chapter

Congratulations to the Alaska Chapter Governor-elect (GE), Kristin M. Mitchell, MD, FACP. Our new GE will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start their four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2025. As Governor, Dr. Mitchell will serve as the official representative of the College for our Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Mitchell will be working closely with Dr. Church (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and their duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GE, read their bio below.

Kristin M. Mitchell, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: UCSF

Post-Doctoral Training: University of Washington (UW)

Certification: Internal Medicine; Sleep Medicine

Present Position: Central Peninsula Internal Medicine

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Member, Leadership Council; Chair, Health and Public Policy Committee; Member, Meeting Speaker Selection Committee; Keynote Speaker 2020; Recipient, Rural Physician Award 2021

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2008; Member, Medical Policy and Quality Committee; Member, Immunization Committee; Participant, Leadership Day

Other Appointments/Activities: President-elect, Alaska State Medical Association; EXCOM, Admissions Committee, UW School of Medicine; MS3 Internal Medicine Clerkship Site Director, Soldotna; Covid-19 Response Team, Kenai Peninsula Borough; Palliative Care Committee, CPH; Medicine Committee, CPH; Outpatient Care Committee, CPH; Board of Directors, KDLL Public Radio

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Internal Medicine - Primary Care; Sleep Medicine; Medical Education