Meet the New Governor-elect - California Southern 3

Congratulations to the California Southern 3 Region Governor-elect (GE), Vineet Gupta, MD, SFHM, 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. Gupta 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. Gupta will be working closely with Dr. Lin (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.

Vineet Gupta, MD, SFHM, FACP

Medical School Education: G.S.V.M Medical College, India

Post-Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine, ABIM

Present Employment Position: Clinical Professor, Medicine/Academic Hospitalist, University of California San Diego (UCSD)

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Laureate Award (for long-standing commitment and distinguished service to the chapter) 2022; Governor’s Council since 2018; Co-Chair, Education Committee since 2021; Coordinator/Creator, Social Media Outreach (Facebook, Twitter); Chair, Scholarship Mentorship Program, ACP CA since 2023; Coordinator, International Medical Graduates Support Initiative since 2023; Faculty, Mentorship Program, ACP CA 2022-2023; Member, Planning Committee, Southern California Annual Meeting 2022; Jeopardy Judge, Southern California Annual Meeting 2022; Co-Chair, Poster and Research Session, Southern California Annual Meeting 2021; Co-Chair, Poster and Research Session, Southern California, Annual Meeting (Virtual) 2020; Member, Planning Committee, Southern California, Annual Meeting (Virtual) 2020; Chair, Poster and Research Session, Southern California, Annual Meeting 2019; Invited Speaker, Updates in Hospital Medicine, Southern California, Annual Meeting 2019; Facilitator, Well-being in Training (talk by visiting faculty from Johns Hopkins) 2019; Member, Planning Committee, Southern California Annual Meeting 2019; Invited Speaker, How to Write a Case Report, Southern California Annual Meeting 2018

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2014; Member, Abstract Review Committee, Internal Medicine Meeting 2018, 2019, 2021, & 2023; Coordinator, Welcome Event for International Medical Graduates, Internal Medicine Meeting 2023; Poster Judge, Internal Medicine Meeting 2023; Mentor, Future I.M. Leaders Reception, Internal Medicine Meeting 2023; Member, ACP Political Action Committee; Delegate, Advocacy/Leadership Day, Capitol Hill, Washington DC 2022; Mentor, Capstone Proposals, ACP Leadership Academy 2019-2020; Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine; Contributor/Reviewer, Oncology Section, MKSAP 18

Other Appointments/Activities: Journal Editorial Boards: PLoSONE since 2009; JMedCaseRep since 2009; Medicine since 2015; GJMPBU since 2020; IntArchMed since 2015; Chair, Junior Investigator Award, Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM); Research Committee, SHM since 2017; Mentor, NCLAM UCSD; Patient Safety Committee, UCSD since 2019; Electives Committee, UCSD since 2017; QI Research Committee, HM, UCSD since 2015; Infection Control Committee, UCSD since 2014; Medical Error Reduction Program, UCSD since 2014; Mentor, PACE Physician Enhancement Program, UCSD since 2014; Promoting scholarship in trainees and Junior faculty, UCSD; Visiting Professor, UC Riverside, John Hopkins Bayview

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Mentorship/Promoting Scholarship for professional development, especially of trainees and early career physicians; Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, especially preventing medical errors, resource utilization, and care for vulnerable and underserved populations; Advocacy in Public Health Policy, fostering well-being with focus on DEI- Gender Equity, International Medical Graduates, under-represented communities.