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Meet Our Governor

Illinois Northern Chapter

Congratulations to the Illinois Northern Chapter Governor, Suja Mathew, MD, FACP. As Governor, Dr. Mathew will serve as the official representative of the College for the Illinois Northern Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Mathew, feel free to read her bio below.


Suja Mathew, MD, FACP

Dr. Mathew

EDUCATION: Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, University of Chicago, The College BA '93, Pritzker School of Medicine MD '97

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: University of Chicago Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency '00

CERTIFICATION: American Board of Internal Medicine Certification '00; recertification '10

PRESENT POSITION: Program Director, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County Internal Medicine Residency Program; Associate Chair, Department of Medicine

ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT AND LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Governor's Council Northern Illinois Chapter 2014, Health and Public Policy Committee Member 2014, Resident's Day Advisor 2013, ACP Adult Immunization Symposium December 2013 Planning Committee Member

OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: ACP Quality Network Member 2013, Fellowship Induction 2010

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE: Medical Education: undergraduate and post-graduate; The international medical graduate; Patient experience and the role of the provider in patient satisfaction