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Meet the California Southern 1 Governor-elect

Congratulations to the California Southern 1 Chapter Governor-elect, Michael E. Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP. Our Governor-elect (GE) will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2020. As Governor, Dr. Lazarus will serve as the official representative of the College for the California Southern 1 Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Lazarus will be working closely with Dr. Noah (the current Governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GE, read his bio below.

Michael E. Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP Michael E. Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP

Medical School Education: Witwatersrand University School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine Residency, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1995-1998

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Section Chief, UCLA Hospitalist Service

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Governor's Advisory Council 2012-2018; Judge, Regional Meeting Poster 2014-2018; Reviewer, Clinical Vignette 2014-2018; Scorer, Jeopardy Competition, Regional Meeting 2014; Invited Speaker, Regional Meeting 2015

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2008

Other Appointments/Activities: Membership Committee, National SGIM 2014-2017; Clinical Vignette, Meeting Planning, and Awards Committees, SGIM Regional Meeting (CA/HI) 2016-2018; President, Executive Committee, UCLA Department of Medicine Professional Group 2015-2017; Member at Large, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics and Neurology, UCLA Faculty Practice Group 2014-2017

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Medical Education; Mentoring; Cost Awareness in Medicine