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About the Chapter
Anne Furey Schultz, MD, FACP
Vidya Sundareshan, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA
Dr. Schultz and Dr. Sundareshan serves as the official representatives of the College for the Illinois 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. Schultz | Dr. Sundareshan).
ILN and ILS Regions honor Laureate Award winners
On February 17, 2021, the Illinois Chapters honored the 2020 Laureate Award winners in an online celebration. The Laureate is the highest award bestowed at the Chapter level. Laureate Award recipients are ACP Chapter members who have demonstrated, by their example and conduct, an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research and in service to their community, their Chapter, and the American College of Physicians.
2020 Laureate Award winners:
ILN - Dr. Scott Yen & Dr. Sean Greenhalgh
ILS - Dr. Emily Horvath (pictured) &
Dr. James Kumar
Illinois Chapter Receives 2021 Chapter Excellence Gold Award
We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2021 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. I 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.
Two members were recognized at the Internal Medicine Meeting 2021 for national awards spanning the last 2 years.
Congratulations to Edem S. Agamah, MD, FACP, who received the 2021 Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service Award and Franklin B. Saksena, MD, FACP, who received the 2019-2020 Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Teacher Award of the American College of Physicians.