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Meet Our New Governor, Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP

Meet Our New Governor 

Congratulations to the Massachusetts Chapter Governor, Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP. As Governor, Dr. Choi will serve as the official representative of the College for the Massachusetts Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Choi worked closely with Dr. Abraham (the past Governor) and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor. To learn more about the new Governor, feel free to read her bio below.

Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP

Education: University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ (now Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences) - MD; AOA honors

Post Doctoral Training: Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA (Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Medical Residency); Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. (ID fellowship)

Certification: Internal Medicine; Infectious Diseases

Present Position: Internist and Infectious Disease physician in clinical practice; faculty at Harvard Medical School

ACP Chapter Activities/Leadership Activities: Annual Scientific Meeting. Planning Comm. – 2016, HPPC Co-Chair - 2015 to present, Annual Scientific Meeting. Planning Comm. – 2015, Governor's Advisory Council - Treasurer/Secretary officer position - 2014 to present, Chapter Leadership Award – 2014, Annual Scientific Meeting 2013 - Invited Speaker, Annual Scientific Meeting Planning Comm. – 2013 and 2012

ACP National Activities: Invited Speaker, 2016 National ACP Meeting, Delegate Chair, 2016 National ACP Leadership Day, 2016 National ACP Annual Meeting Scientific Planning Comm., MKSAP 17 Infectious Disease Comm., National ACP Volunteerism Comm. - 2015 to present, Delegate Chair National ACP Leadership Day - 2012-2015, FACP- 2012

Other Appointments/Activities: Chairperson, Commonwealth of MA Asian American Commission (AAC) - 2015 to present, Commissioner, Commonwealth of MA Asian American Commission (AAC), appointed by MA State Treasurer - 2013 to present, Co-Director, CME Departmental Ed. Conferences - 2013 to present, IM Quality Assurance Comm. - 2013 to present, Preceptor - Patient-Doctor 2 & Primary Care Continuity (PCC) clinic courses, BIDMC primary care residents - 2013 to present

Areas of Professional Interest/Expertise: 1) governance and strategic/organizational planning 2) education and teaching of clinical and healthcare quality topics; 3) health policy and advocacy