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Meet the new Maine Governor-elect Designee

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


Stephen R. Hayes, MD, MACP

Medical School Education: University of Rochester

Post-Doctoral Training: Residency and Chief Residency, University of Virginia; Primary Care IM Program, University of Rochester

Board Certifications: ABIM 1987

Present Employment Position: Attending Physician, Maine Medical Center

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Coordinator, Resident Clinical Vignette Presentations, Chapter Meetings since 1995

ACP National Activities: Mastership 2019; Fellowship 2009; Winner, Laureate Award 2013

Other Appointments/Activities: Member, Board of Directors, Maine Medical Partners (MMP); Chair, Clinical Standards Committee, MMP; Member, Informatics Committee, MMP; Volunteer Physician, Portland Free Clinic since 1995; Member, Literature and Medicine Steering Committee. Maine Medical Center since 2009; Board Member, Maine Humanities Council 2012-2020

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: I am interested in preventive medicine and vaccine practices and policies. I am involved in the clinical education of residents and medical students, and have been active in the Introduction to Clinical Reasoning Course for Tufts University 2nd year medical students. I am interested in the application of the humanities to medical education and practice and have been involved in the Literature and Medicine and Art and Medicine Programs at Maine Medical Center.