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Illinois Northern Governor's Newsletter November 2018

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Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, ACP Governor, Illinois Northern

Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, ACP Governor, Illinois Northern


Governor's Message

Please make plans to attend your American College of Physicians - Illinois Chapter IM 2018 on Friday and Saturday, November 9-10, 2018, at the Embassy Suites Riverfront Hotel and Conference Center, East Peoria, Illinois. Meeting registration is open NOW. The theme for the Scientific Meeting is “Practical Solutions for the Practice of Medicine.”

In addition to earning Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits and Maintenance of Certification MOC) points to meet requirements for your medical license and recertification, the Illinois Chapter Scientific Meeting offers you an excellent opportunity to network with long-time friends and meet new colleagues from around the state. The meeting incorporates a variety of resources that will help you stay up-to-date in your medical knowledge and learn ways to avoid burnout so you can deliver the best care to your patients.

On Friday, November 9, our meeting includes plenary presentations, panel discussions, and interactive workshops. We are thrilled to present our accomplished speakers in a variety of breakout sessions along tracks focused on general internal medicine, subspecialty medicine, and physician wellness. We will also offer Nephrology and Pulmonary Medicine Updates for the Internist.

On Saturday, November 10, in addition to scientific sessions in the morning, we will conduct two Maintenance-of-Certification Modules in Internal Medicine and Hospital Medicine. This year, we will also offer simulation training in point-of-care-ultrasound.



Congratulations New Master, Marie Brown, MD MACP

We are thrilled to announce Dr. Marie Brown, former ACP ILN Governor, has been named a Master of the American College of Physicians. Mastership is the highest honor bestowed by ACP on the rare physician who lives up to the highest ideals of our profession.



ACP's Center for Quality invites you to attend:

Webinar: Atrial Fibrillation: Discussing Anti-coagulation options with the patient - Using decision support tools to help guide care plan

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (12:00 pm Central); 60 minutes

Faculty: Andrew Dunn, MD, MACP, Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System, Chair, ACP Board of Regents

Click to Register



ACP Innovation Challenge 2019: Fostering Partnerships between Physicians and Patients

Are you an innovator in healthcare? Do you have a project idea that fosters partnerships between physicians and patients? If so, ACP wants you to enter the ACP Innovation Challenge!

ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2019, being held April 11-13 in Philadelphia, PA, will be hosting the third “Shark Tank”- styled competition where finalists will present their projects to a distinguished panel of judges in front of a live audience.

For additional information and to submit an application by the November 30, 2018 deadline, see the Innovation Challenge 2019 web page.



Resident Networking Event!

Network with residents from all over Chicagoland, and enjoy food and drinks!
Vintage Lounge
1449 W. Taylor Street, Chicago
Tuesday, November 13th, 6:30-8:30

Register HERE



Save the Date

  • Every Tuesday at 8:00 PM Central Time: Webinar MKSAP Live Online Study Hall (Staring again January 8th, 2019)
  • 9-10 November 2018: ACP Illinois Internal Medicine 2018, at the Embassy Suites Riverfront Hotel and Conference Center, East Peoria, Illinois
  • 11-13 April 2019: Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 in Philadelphia, PA
  • 14-15 May 2019: ACP Leadership Day on Capitol Hill, Washington DC, 2019, at the Mandarin Hotel