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Governor Election Results

Congratulations to the DC Chapter Governor-Elect, Alice L. Fuisz, MD, FACP. She will start her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2012. As Governor, Dr. Fuisz will serve as the official representative of the College for the DC Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Fuisz will be working closely with Dr. Gold, the current Governor, and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor.

Alice L. Fuisz

Date and Place of Birth: September 26, 1965 Camp Springs, MD

Education: Undergraduate -- Amherst College graduated Cum Laude 1984 medical school - Georgetown University 1992

Post Doctoral Training: Categorical Internal Medicine Oregon Health Sciences University 1992-1995

Certification: ABIM 1995, recertification 2005

Present Position: Private practice general internist since 2000. Managing Partner of the "Washington Internists Group L.L.C."

ACP Activities: DC Metro Area Women in Medicine Group co-chair since approximately 2004 (recipient of Chapter Leadership Award 11/7/2008); Member of local Governors Council since approximately 2005; Member of local Awards Committee since 2010; Leadership Day participant (most years since approximately 2004); I have attended every local Scientific Session and Annual meeting for the past decade; Fellowship January 2002

Hospital/Community Service: I am affiliated with Georgetown University Hospital. I have previously volunteered at a local Catholic Charities Clinic but not currently.

Other Appointments: I am President-Elect of Georgetown Clinical Society (a century plus old fellowship of graduates of the medical school in the DC area).

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: My area of interest is preventive primary care. I have significant experience running a private practice.

Vision Statement
The DC Chapter of ACP has always had a lot to offer our community of Internists. The local scientific session presents excellent educational programs and our ACP committees continue to make significant contributions to national ACP policy. The DC Chapter also provides a helpful framework to the community of Internists in our area. The Women in Medicine group is an example of that framework, organizing networking and educational programs for women Internists. If elected, I would like to expand on this program to facilitate these types of networking and educational programs amongst Internists in all types of practice; academic, private and dedicated research. I would also like to see the DC Chapter take an even more active role in sharing with medical students the rewards of being an Internist. I am honored to be nominated for Governor of our local chapter and I ask for your support.