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New Members and Fellows


New Master

Congratulations to Gary L. Schwartz, MD, MACP (Rochester), who has been awarded a Master of the College. 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. He will be presented with this honor at the Convocation Ceremony during Internal Medicine 2016.

2016 ACP Young Achievers

View the full list of Young Achievers who will participate in Internal Medicine 2016 as National Abstract Competition Finalists.


  • 2016 Internal Medicine Abstract Competition Winners

    Special congratulations to:

    • Melissa K Myers, MD, from Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, who was a winner in the Resident/Fellow Clinical Research Poster category at the Internal Medicine 2016 Abstract Competition. Her poster title was "Increasing High-Value Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis: a Win-Win Situation."
    • Allison L Yang, MD from Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, who was a winner in the Resident/Fellow Clinical Vignette Poster category at the Internal Medicine 2016 Abstract Competition. Her poster title was "A Rare Diagnosis That's Hard to Swallow."
    • Elaine Downie from University of Minnesota Medical School, who was a winner in the Medical Student Clinical Research Poster category at the Internal Medicine 2016 Abstract Competition. Her poster title was "Seeing Eye to Eye with Patients: Meeting Community Need for Medical Specialty Care."

    Thank You Recruiters!

    The Minnesota Chapter would like to thank the following member for building our membership by recruiting their colleagues as part of ACP's Recruit-a-Colleague program:

    • James T Langland, MD FACP