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Meet the Alaska Governor

Our Alaska Chapter Governor is Emily C. Church, MD, FACP. She completed a year of training as a Governor-elect and then started her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2021. As Governor, 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 the Chapter Governor, 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