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Chapter News

Let's Celebrate our Local National Abstract Competition Winners

(May 2022) The Georgia Chapter would like to congratulate the following chapter members on their accomplishments at the 2022 Internal Medicine Meeting National Abstract Competition.

Resident/Fellow Member - Clinical Vignette, Poster Winner
Smooth Muscle Tumor with Intracaval and Intracardiac Growth

Ashley McDowell, MD

Early Career Physician Member - Quality Improvement/Patient Safety, Oral Winner
Making an Impact with Empower, Mentor, Prepare, Advocate for, Cultivate, and Teach (E.M.P.A.C.T): A Innovative Pilot Mentoring Program for URiM Learners

Tracey Henry, MD, MPH, MS, FACP

Early Career Physician Member - Clinical Vignette, Oral Winner
A Case of Neuromyelitis Optica following Administration of the Moderna mRNA SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine

Jason Lucas, MD

View the complete list of podium presenters and poster winners at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.


Congratulations New Georgia Chapter Fellows

  • Shaylee R Dave, DO FACP
  • Kari L Esbensen, MD PhD FACP
  • Franklin Fontem, MD FACP
  • Lauri A Hicks, DO FACP
  • Ram, MD FACP
  • Steven T Williams, MD FACP

(March 2022) Congratulations to the Georgia Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


BOR Action on Fall '21 BOG Resolutions

(December 2021) A summary of Board of Regents (BOR) actions on resolutions debated at the Fall 2021 Board of Governors (BOG) virtual meeting is now available. Resolutions initiated by ACP members and endorsed by a chapter council and the BOG become ACP policy when adopted by the BOR.

If you have an idea you'd like to suggest to ACP, consider submitting a resolution to our chapter.


Congratulations New Georgia Chapter Fellows

  • Sowmya Barrela, MD, FACP
  • Aftab Ahmed, MD, FACP
  • Camille E Calcano, MD, FACP
  • Matthew B Newcomb, MD FACP

(December 2021) Congratulations to the Georgia Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


We Salute our Chapter Award Recipients

2021 Chapter Award Winners

(November 5, 2021) In memory and honor of Walter J. Moore, MD, MACP, the Chapter Leadership award was renamed the Walter J Moore Leadership Award. View Chapter Awards Video here
Congratulations to all!


Congratulations to the following National Award Winners

(October 6, 2021)

Anne Schuchat, MD, MACP the winner of the James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine

Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, MACP the winner of the Alfred Stengel Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to the American College of Physicians

Teresa E. Clark, MD, FACP the winner of the Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service

Frances E. Ferguson, MD, FACP the winner of the W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Join me in congratulating them on this tremendous accomplishment.


 (May 3, 2021)