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Member Accomplishments


New Masters Awarded

Congratulations to Harriet A. Bering, MD, MACP (Lexington), Lewis E. Braverman, MD, MACP (Boston), Joel Popkin (Shrewsbury) and David Blumenthal, MD, MACP (Brookline) who have been awarded Mastership of the College and will be honored during the Convocation Ceremony at the 2019 Internal Medicine Meeting. To be considered for Mastership, the candidate must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes but is not limited to teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or practice), contributions to preventive medicine, improvements in the delivery of health care, or contributions to medical literature.

Members Receive National Awards

Congratulations to Lewis E. Braverman, MD, MACP, who received the Jane F. Desforges Distinguished Teacher Award. All national awards and Masterships will be presented during Convocation at Internal Medicine 2019.

2019 Internal Medicine Abstract Competition Winners

Special congratulations to:

  • Christine Bryson, DO, FACP, Florence, MA, who was a winner in Early Career Physician - Certificate in Physician Leadership Capstone Project at the Internal Medicine 2019 Abstract Competition. The poster title was "What is the Effect of Multimodal Faculty Development Curriculum on Hospitalists Confidence and Skill Level in Addressing Primary Palliative Care Needs of Inpatients."
  • Amer Aldamouk, MD, St. Elizabeth Health Center, NEOUCOM, Brighton, MA, Whoa was a winner in Resident/Fellow Clinical Vignette -  The poster title was" Guillain–Barré Syndrome Occurring After Aortic, Tricuspid and Mitral Valve Surgery: A Case Report and Literature Review."

Congratulations to our New Members and Fellows

Massachusetts Chapter Wins 2018 John Tooker Evergreen Award 


The John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program provides recognition and visibility to chapters that have successfully implemented programs to increase membership, improve communication, increase member involvement, enhance diversity, foster careers in internal medicine and improve management of the chapter. The Massachusetts Chapter received a 2018 John Tooker Evergreen Award for their initiative, Chapter HPPC State House Advocacy Day.