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Meet the new Arizona Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Arizona Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Allan L. Markus, MD, MS, MBA, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2023. As Governor, Dr. Markus will serve as the official representative of the College for the Arizona Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Markus will be working closely with Dr. Radhakrishnan (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read his bio below.


Allan L. Markus, MD, MS, MBA, FACP

Medical School Education: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School (now Rutgers Medical)

Post-Doctoral Training: University of Rochester; Baystate Medical Center

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health, HonorHealth

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Member, Governor's Council; Advisor, Student Section Newsletter; Committee Member, Doctor’s Dilemma; Judge, Doctor's Dilemma; Member, Chapter Meeting Advisory Committee; Co-Chair, Wellness Committee; Presenter, Medicare for All (An Oxford Style Debate with Drs. Fagan and Aaronson) 2019

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2001; Abstract Reviewer, Internal Medicine Meeting

Other Appointments/Activities: Flying Samaritans, Phoenix since 2007; Founding Program Director, Internal Medicine, HonorHealth Member Milestones 2.0 Committee, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) 2018-2021; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona COM-Phoenix; Director, Internal Medicine Medical Group, HonorHealth 2016-2019; Perioperative Collaborative, HonorHealth 2018-2019; Founding Advisor, Medical Explorers Group, HonorHealth since 2015; Presenter, National Workshop (with R. Sharer, MD), Developing Quality Curriculum or: How Our Residents Learned to Stop Worrying and Love QI, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) 2019; Presenter, National Workshop (with R. Sharer, MD and C. Thomsen, MD), How Can Paper Airplanes and Building Blocks Help with Faculty Development, APDIM 2018

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Outpatient/Perioperative Medicine; Resident and Medical Student Teaching/Mentoring (I have been teaching residents and students since 1995 in various roles.); Leadership Training (Using my skills from my Master's in Management and MBA to help residents, colleagues, and programs succeed.)