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Meet the new Hawaii Governor-elect Designee

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

Samuel J. Evans, MD, MS, FACP Samuel J. Evans, MD, MS, FACP

Medical School Education: American University of The Caribbean School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine, University of Hawaii (UH)/John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM); Pulmonary Critical Care, University of California Davis

Certification: Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine; Critical Care Medicine

Present Position: Straub Hospital and Clinic (SHC), Hawaii Pacific Health, UH/JABSOM

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
Member, Governor’s Council since 1997; Poster Judge, Annual Session; Judge, Podium Presentations; Invited Speaker, Annual Session

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2007; Western Regional Representative, National Council of Associates 2001-2003; Delegate, Leadership Day 2008

Other Appointments/Activities:
Pulmonologist, SHC, Honolulu, HI; Pulmonologist, UH Faculty Practice/POBIII, Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI; Chief Pulmonary Division, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, UH/JABSOM; Chief Medical Subspecialties, SHC; Member, Medical Executive Committee, SHC; Member, Physicians Advisory Group, SHC; Medical Director, Hawaii Society for Respiratory Care; Former Program Director, Transitional Residency Program, UH/JABSOM

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
Lung Cancer; Bronchiectasis; Interventional Pulmonology