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Meet the new Kentucky Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Kentucky Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Jennifer R. Olges, MD, MPH, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2022. As Governor, Dr. Olges will serve as the official representative of the College for the Kentucky Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Olges will be working closely with Dr. Riley (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read her bio below.


Jennifer R. Olges, MD, MPH, FACP

Medical School Education: University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Training: Vanderbilt University, Loyola University Medical Center

Board Certifications: ABIM 2013; AAP 2014

Present Employment Position: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Louisville

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Governor’s Advisory Council Member since 2017; Judging Organizer, Poster Sessions, KYACP Meetings since 2018

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2018

Other Appointments/Activities: Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Louisville (UofL); Director, Internal Medicine Resident Clinic Food Pantry, UofL; Chair, Internal Medicine Clinical Competency Committee, UofL; Chair, Medication Safety Subcommittee to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, UofL Health; Curator, Division of General Internal Medicine Faculty Development Program, UofL; Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Subcommittee, UofL

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Healthcare Disparities; Medical Education; Hospital Medicine