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Chapter News

Potential ACP Governor-elect Candidates

Nominations Due by April 14, 2022

(March 2022) As you know, the ACP national office is conducting a Governor-elect election for our chapter this year. The Local Nominations Committees will be responsible for identifying up to two candidates who are willing and able to serve a four-year term (April 2024 - April 2028), in addition to a year of training as Governor-elect (April 2023 - April 2024).

We are looking for a dynamic leader who exhibits integrity, shows commitment to the College and demonstrates dedication to the Chapter and the medical community. The successful candidate will work with Chapter members and with leaders in internal medicine at the national level. A Governor typically spends several hours per week on College Business with the support of executive administrative staff. Serving as an ACP Governor can be an extremely rewarding and life changing experience. 

Click here to view the Governor Job Responsibilities.

Only ACP MACPs and FACPs are eligible for consideration. If you would like to submit the name of a colleague or self-nominate, contact Chapter Staff. 

All potential candidate information must be submitted by Wednesday April 14, 2022. 


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.


Idaho Chapter seeks volunteers

(June 2021) We are always looking for volunteers to serve as Committee Chairs and/or members of the Governor's Council. If you have any interest and any spare time to give to the chapter, please let us know by emailing your chapter Executive Director Kelly Hess If you have an idea of what you would like to do, let us know that too.


Idaho Chapter advocates for gender equity in medicine

(February 2021) The Women in Medicine Virtual Conference as part of the Chapter meeting was highly successful and raised the ongoing issue of how essential gender equity is in medicine. Jodie Donovan MD, FACP, Co-Chair of the WIM Committee, shared her thoughts: "One thing 2021 should highlight for all of us is ongoing support of gender equity in medicine. I think we can challenge ourselves to do more in Idaho by promoting and engaging women, especially minority women. The ACP has some specific recommendations that you can review here. One of these recommendations speaks to me - celebrate, honor, and support. Celebrate those positive examples and experiences. Find allies with experience. Be an ally with influence. Honor female leaders by promoting them to positions of leadership."


ACP's Online CME & MOC Learning Center adds information on state-specific CME requirements

(Spring 2021) Wondering about Idaho's CME requirements? You can now visit the Online CME & MOC Learning Center and click on the "State CME Requirements" tab to learn all about what you need to do. Note: You must be logged into your ACP Online account to access this information.