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Manning H. Hanline, MD, FACP, FACEP
Head of (c)(6)
George Douglas Everett, MD, MS, MACP
Head of (c)(3)
Dr. Hanline and Dr. Everett serves as the official representatives of the College for the Florida Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about them, read their bios (Dr. Hanline | Dr. Everett).
Dr. Tulisa LaRocca honored posthumously with Inaugural Wellness Champion Award & Resident Space Designation
Nick LaRocca received the Inaugural Florida Chapter ACP Wellness Champion Award on behalf of his wife, Tulisa LaRocca, MD, who passed away in October 2020. The award is now named after her. It was presented by Dr. Frederick Williams. The University of Miami Holy Cross Hospital and University of Miami JFK Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Programs also dedicated their Resident Lounges in her memory on January 22, 2021. The ceremony at Holy Cross Hospital was attended by hospital leadership, faculty, colleagues and residents.
Florida Chapter Receives 2021 Chapter Excellence Silver Award
We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Silver Level of the 2021 Chapter Excellence Award! Only 13 chapters received the Silver Award. The award recognizes chapters that achieve excellence in chapter management. In order to achieve the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet twenty-one Bronze criteria and seventeen Silver criteria. We would like to extend a special thanks to those chapter members who assisted us in all of these endeavors! For their hard work and dedication, we received this award.
Congratulations to the following members on their outstanding Virtual Presentations, which won awards during the 2021 National Abstract Competition:
Andrew Collins - "N95 Respirator and Surgical Mask Efficacy Against Respiratory Viral Illnesses in the Healthcare Setting: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis" (Medical Student category)
Jose D Rivera, MD - "AIDS presenting as stroke" (Resident/Fellow category)