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Chapter News

Let's Celebrate our Local National Abstract Competition Winners

(May 2022) The Arkansas Chapter would like to congratulate the following chapter members on their accomplishments at the 2022 Internal Medicine Meeting National Abstract Competition.

Medical Student Abstract - Basic Research 
Dermatology Clinical Trials Investments by Top Pharmaceutical Companies 
Nikhil Nair

Resident/Fellow Abstract - Research
Beyond Expiration: Do Prescription Medications Go Bad? 
Raman G Kutty, MD

View the complete list of podium presenters and poster winners at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.


Congratulations New Arkansas Chapter Fellows

  • Munawwar Hussain, MBBS, FACP
  • Pooja Motwani, MBBS, FACP

(March 2022) Congratulations to the Arkansas Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


Support our Local Speakers at Internal Medicine 2022

Join ACP and your colleagues as we reconvene to meet our personal and professional goals. World-renowned faculty will present important topics and the latest evidenced-based clinical and practice information that invite you to discover new ways to improve your own techniques and patient care. Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 will also introduce a refreshed schedule and two plenary gatherings featuring must-see speakers.

We wanted to take a moment to shine a spotlight on this year’s Arkansas Chapter Members who are serving as faculty:

  • Omar Atiq, MD, FACP - Cultural Shock: Navigating A New Culture and Maintaining Identity for the IMG - Friday, April 29
  • Robert Hopkins, MD, MACP, FAAP - Vaccinations: The Ultimate Prevention - Thursday, April 28

Arkansas Chapter 2021 Poster Winners

First Prize Winners:
•    Dr. Lawrence Hoyt: Initial CAD Evaluation with CCTA and FFRCT 
Second Prize Winner:
•    Dr. Jiten Gosai: Hydralazine-induced ANCA Vasculitis: 
Third Prize Winners: 3 way Tie
•    Dr. Thien Ho: Severe Progressive Pain Caused the Misdiagnoses of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (Twice!)
•    Dr. Stephanie Igtiben: A Rare Case of Statin-Induced Necrotizing Myopathy Successfully Treated with Azathioprine 
•    Dr. Yash Shah: Mixed AIHA as initial presentation of Hereditary Hemochromotasis 


BOR Action on Fall '21 BOG Resolutions

(December 2021) A summary of Board of Regents (BOR) actions on resolutions debated at the Fall 2021 Board of Governors (BOG) virtual meeting is now available. Resolutions initiated by ACP members and endorsed by a chapter council and the BOG become ACP policy when adopted by the BOR.

If you have an idea you'd like to suggest to ACP, consider submitting a resolution to our chapter.


Congratulations New Arkansas Chapter Fellows

  • Wesley Cunningham, DO, FACP
  • Charles Darwin Jeffers, MD, FACP
  • Lisa Sajovitz, MD, FACP

(December 2021) Congratulations to the Arkansas Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


ACP's Online CME & MOC Learning Center adds information on state-specific CME requirements

(June 2021) Wondering about Arkansas's CME requirements? You can now visit the Online CME & MOC Learning Center and click on the "State CME Requirements" tab to learn all about what you need to do. Note: You must be logged into your ACP Online account to access this information.