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Congratulations to our Members

2017 ACP Young Achievers

View the full list of Young Achievers who will participate in Internal Medicine 2017 as National Abstract Competition Finalists.

National Award

Congratulations to Philip Greenland, MD  who received the James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine. All national awards and Masterships will be presented during Convocation at Internal Medicine 2017.

Kudos to our New Masters!

Congratulations to Lawrence P. Jennings (Mount Carmel)and Daniel P. Sulmasy (Chicago) who will be awarded Mastership of the College at the Convocation ceremony during ACP Internal Medicine 2016. To be considered for Mastership, the candidate must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes but is not limited to teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or practice), contributions to preventive medicine, improvements in the delivery of health care, or contributions to medical literature.

2017 Internal Medicine Abstract Competition Winners

Special congratulations to:

  • Arianne Clare Agdamag, MD, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, who was a winner in the Resident/Fellow Clinical Vignette category at the Internal Medicine 2017 Abstract Competition. The poster title was "When Sitting Makes You Breathless: Atrial Septal Defect Presenting as Platypnea Orthodeoxia Syndrome."

Congratulations to Our New Fellows

The Illinois Chapter would like to thank the following member for recruiting their colleagues as part of ACP's Recruit-a-Colleague program:

  • Marie T Brown, MD FACP
  • Melody A Christians, MD FACP

Illinois Northern Wins 2017 John Tooker Evergreen Award

The John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program provides recognition and visibility to chapters that have successfully implemented programs to increase membership, improve communication, increase member involvement, enhance diversity, foster careers in internal medicine and improve management of the chapter. The Illinois Northern Chapter received a 2017 John Tooker Evergreen Award for their initiative, ACP Illinois Northern Chapter Speakers Panel.


If you have any current news to share about yourself or a colleague that we can celebrate, please send it along to the Governors, Suja Mathew, MD, FACP and Jame Graumlich, MD, FACP.