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2020-2021 National Award Winners and Masters

Congratulate our National Award Winners

James A. Hotz, MD, MACP, has been named the recipient of the 2020-2021 Ralph O. Claypoole Sr. Memorial Award for Devotion of a Career in Internal Medicine to the Care of Patients. The award is given to an outstanding practitioner of internal medicine whose career has been devoted to the care of patients. The practitioner must be a clinician who is highly respected by peers and colleagues for clinical skills and who has been a role model.

Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, MACP, has been named the recipient of the 2020-2021 Samuel Eichold II Memorial Award for Contributions in Diabetes. The award is given to a member of the American College of Physicians or to an organization that has made important health care delivery innovations for diabetic patients resulting in improved clinical or economic outcomes; or a member of the ACP who has conducted research that significantly improves quality of care or clinical management of diabetes.

Congratulate our Newest Master

Congratulations to Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, MACP,​ of Atlanta who has been selected to become a Master of the College (MACP). To be considered for Mastership, the candidate must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes but is not limited to teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or practice), contributions to preventive medicine, improvements in the delivery health care, or contributions to medical literature.