Chapter Governor, Rebecca W. Opole, MD, FACP

Rebecca W. Opole, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: The University Of Nairobi School Of Health Sciences

Post-Doctoral Training: The University Of Kansas Medical Center

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center; Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, University of Kansas School of Medicine; Director, Murphy Medical Alumni Society, University of Kansas School of Medicine

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Poster Judge, Local Meeting 2017-2019

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2013; KS Delegation, Leadership Day, Washington DC 2019; Abstract Reviewer, Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 & 2019

Other Appointments/Activities: US Department of State, US Army, Kansas City People to People (Faculty Mentor for the International Military Students Program) 2010-2018; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, Kansas University Medical Center 2020-2021 (found ways to retain and attract under-represented groups at the Medical Center); President-elect, Women in Medicine and Sciences (WIMS) 2019-2020; President, WIMS, The University of Kansas School of Medicine 2020-2021

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Chronic Care Management; Preventive Care; Professional Development of Medical Students; Maintaining ethical standards in patient care despite competing priorities in Health Care today