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Meet the new Connecticut Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Connecticut Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Ruth E. Weissberger, MD, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2021. As Governor, Dr. Weissberger will serve as the official representative of the College for the Connecticut Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Weissberger will be working closely with Dr. Andrews (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read her bio below.

Ruth E. Weissberger, MD, FACP Ruth E. Weissberger, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College), Philadelphia, PA

Post-Doctoral Training: St. Luke's Hospital (now Mount Sinai St. Luke's), New York, NY

Certification: Internal Medicine

Present Position: Program Director, Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
Member, Governor's Council; Chair, Resolutions Committee; Governor's Council; Poster Judge, Annual Scientific Meetings

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2012; Participant, Leadership Day

Other Appointments/Activities:
Serious Events Committee, Waterbury Hospital; Performance Improvement and Safety Committee, Waterbury Hospital; Quality, Utilization Management and Peer Review Committee, Prospect Provider Group Connecticut, Waterbury; Faculty Development Committee, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
Graduate Medical Education; Cross-Cultural Medicine