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About the Chapter


David R. Hilden, MD, FACP

Dr. Hilden serves as the official representative of the College for the Minnesota Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Hilden, read his bio.

Welcome Letter | Governor's Executive Council | Past Governors | MN Chapter 990 FY19


To foster excellence, education and professionalism among all internists in our community and to work together to shape the future of health care in Minnesota.


To be Minnesota's recognized leader for patient care, advocacy, education and to enhance career choice, satisfaction, and collaboration for specialists and sub-specialists in internal medicine.

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Laureate Award

The Laureate Award honors those members of the ACP in Minnesota who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education or research, and in service to their community and the ACP. Recipients of the award shall bear the title "Laureate of the Minnesota Chapter." The Minnesota Chapter presented the 2020 Laureate award to Karen Mauck, MD, FACP.   

Community Service Award

The Community Volunteer Award honors an Internal Medicine physician and member of MN-ACP who exhibits a high degree of both personal and professional integrity. The recipient has demonstrated an active commitment to community service and may be recognized for a single significant community or volunteer achievement or a career of community volunteerism. The Minnesota Chapter presented the 2020 Community Service Award to the Rachel Silva, MD, MPH.

Award Ceremony - 11/7/2020

Chapter Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2020 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. We are in the company of 32 other outstanding chapters.   In order to achieve the Gold Level of the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet twenty-one Bronze criteria, fifteen Silver criteria and multiple Gold level activities. Criteria include such activities as having a legislative action plan or agenda, holding a volunteerism/community service activity, holding multiple stand-alone meetings, having revenue sources outside of dues and meeting registration fees, implementing a strategic plan, implementing a formal recruitment and retention plan and measuring outcomes, conducting various activities for Medical Students, Residents and Early Career Physicians. I would like to extend a special thanks to those chapter members who assisted us in all of these endeavors! For their hard work and dedication, we received this award.


Award Archives

Laureate Award | Community Service AwardChapter Awards 

Member Accomplishments

ACP National Abstract Competition, held at the Internal Medicine Meeting.

ACP hosted virtual ePoster Competitions for all abstracts originally selected for the poster competition at the now-canceled Internal Medicine Meeting 2020. Congratulations MN Chapter member Diana Zychowski (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis) on a National Abstract Competition win in the Clinical Vignette - Resident/Fellows category with an abstract titled Ocular Syphilis, Often Overlooked. Read more. 

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