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Congratulations to our Members

Kudos to our New Masters!

Congratulations to Meenakshy K. Aiyer, MBBS, MACP (Peoria) and Vineet Arora, MD, MACP (Chicago) who have been awarded Mastership of the College and will be honored during the Convocation Ceremony at the 2020 Internal Medicine Meeting. 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.

Members Receive National Awards

Congratulations to Edem S. Agamah, MD, FACP, who received the Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service Award. All national awards and Masterships will be presented during Convocation at Internal Medicine 2021.

2020 Internal Medicine Abstract Competition Winners

Special congratulations to:

  • Christopher R. Manzella, who was a winner in the Medical Student Clinical Vignette category at the Internal Medicine 2020 Abstract Competition. The poster title was "Late-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Presenting with Lupus Pneumonitis."
  • Andrew Mudreac, who was a winner in the Medical Student High Value Care category at the Internal Medicine 2020 Abstract Competition. The poster title was "Influence of Default Order Sentence Standardization on the Prescribing Patterns of Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen Combination Products."

Congratulations to Our New members and Fellows

Illinois Northern Wins a 25th Anniversary John Tooker Evergreen All-Star Award


To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program, the Evergreen All-Star Awards recognizes the Illinois Northern Chapter program, MKSAP Online Study Hall. The program has contributed to the strength and breadth of ACP and its chapters, and demonstrated sustainability through successive leadership terms.

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.