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Meet the new Alaska Governor-elect

Congratulations to the Alaska Chapter Governor-elect (GE), Emily C. Church, MD, FACP. Our new GE will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2021. As Governor, Dr. Church will serve 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. In the meantime, Dr. Church will be working closely with Dr. McCormick (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GE, read her bio below.

Emily C. Church, MD, FACP Emily C. Church, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: Oregon Health Sciences University

Post-Doctoral Training: David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base

Certification: ABIM 2002, 2012

Present Position: The Alaska Hospitalist Group (TAHG)

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
Chair, Membership Committee; Chair, Meeting Planning Committee; Member, Health and Public Policy Committee; Member, Chapter Council; Member, Strategic Planning Committee; Member, Bylaws Committee; Leadership Day Delegation; Journal Club

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2006

Other Appointments/Activities:
President, Medical Staff, Alaska Regional Hospital (ARH); Board of Trustees, ARH; Member, Credentials Committee, ARH; Leadership Committee, ARH; Liaison to ARH, TAHG; Executive Committee, TAHG; Site Director, 3rd year Medicine Clerkship, WWAMI

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
Medical Staff Leadership; Medical Education; Palliative Care