About the Chapter


Thomas E. Bleasdale Jr., MD, FACP

Illinois Northern

Vidya Sundareshan, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA

Illinois Downstate

Dr. Bleasdale 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. Bleasdale | Dr. Sundareshan).

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Dr. Donald Casey Jr. selected for advancement to Mastership.

Donald E. Casey Jr., MD, MPH, MBA, MACP, received Mastership in 2022 and will be recognized during the 2023 Internal Medicine Meeting. Masterships are awarded because of “personal character, positions of honor, contributions towards furthering the purposes of the ACP, eminence in practice or in medical research, or other attainments in science or in the art of medicine.”

"Donald E. Casey Jr., MD, MPH, MBA, MACP"

2023 Chapter Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2023 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. We are in the company of 54 other outstanding chapters. In order to achieve the Gold Level of the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet nineteen Bronze criteria, seventeen Silver criteria and multiple Gold level activities. Criteria include such activities as having a legislative action plan or agenda, holding a volunteerism/community service activity, holding multiple stand-alone meetings, having revenue sources outside of dues and meeting registration fees, implementing a strategic plan, implementing a formal recruitment and retention plan and measuring outcomes, conducting various activities for Medical Students, Residents and Early Career Physicians.

Chapter Excellence Award Gold

Award Archives

Chapter Centennial Legacy Award | Laureate Awards | Illinois Chapter College Awards

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