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Meet the new Minnesota Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Minnesota Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Tseganesh Selameab, MD, 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 2023. As Governor, Dr. Selameab will serve 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. In the meantime, Dr. Selameab will be working closely with Dr. Hilden (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.


Tseganesh Selameab, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: University of Minnesota

Post-Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine Residency, Boston University

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine 2007

Present Position: Primary Care, HealthPartners Center for International Health

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Governor's Council since 2015; Presenter, Story Slam 2019; Scientific Committee Planning Session 2018; Member, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2015

Other Appointments/Activities: Co-Director, Becoming a Doctor Course, University of Minnesota Medical School; Member, Internal Medicine Health Peer Review Committee, HealthPartners Medical Group; Chair, YMCA Camp Northern Lights Board since 2019; Medical School Faculty Advisor, University of Minnesota; Medical Director, Center for International Health 2018-2021; Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Primary Care; Immigrant & Refugee Care; Underserved Medicine; Medical Education