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Minnesota Internal Medicine: 2019 - Oct. 10-11, 2019
Minneapolis Convention Center


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2019 Minnesota Abstract Competition

The Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Physicians will hold its Minnesota Internal Medicine:2019 meeting on October 10-11, 2019 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. We are pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for the meeting (the competition will take place on Friday, October 11, 2019). We invite ACP Medical Student members and Resident/Fellow members to submit a research, clinical vignette, or quality improvement abstract for the competition. Please note that all abstracts must be submitted electronically, and that the person submitting the abstract must be the primary author. For the 2019 competition, you may be the primary author/presenter on only one abstract, but you may assist with additional abstracts/posters. Abstracts are due Sept. 10, 2019. Winning abstract presenters will receive a travel scholarship to present their abstract at the national ACP competition held during Internal Medicine 2020 in Los Angeles, CA, as well as publication in "Minnesota Medicine". Please email questions to Dr. Andrew Olson at or

Abstract Guidelines
Submit your abstract

Thank you for attending the 2018 Chapter Meeting


2018 Meeting Presentations
2018 Abstract Presentations
Thursday - Medicine in the Margins schedule and resources

Nov. 8, 2018: Live-stream of Medicine at the Margins

Minnestota Chapter Wins 2019 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 Minnesota Chapter received a 2019 John Tooker Evergreen Award for their initiative, Webinars/Live-streaming for education on Opioids and Health Equity Topics.


Minnesota Chapter Receives 2018 Chapter Excellence Award

The award recognizes chapters which successfully meet the standards for managing a chapter. In order to achieve the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet all basic criteria and ten optional criteria. Criteria include such activities as formulating an effective Governor's Council and committees, communicating frequently with membership, providing educational opportunities, recruiting and advancing members and celebrating membership through local awards.


Chapter Award Winners

David Hilden, MD, MPH, FACP:

The American College of Physicians- Minnesota Chapter (MN-ACP) presented the 2017 Laureate award to David Hilden, MD, MPH, FACP, at its annual scientific session in Minneapolis on October 27, 2017. Dr. Hilden is an internal medicine physician at Hennepin County Medical Center.

LaPrincess C. Brewer, MD, MPH, FACC:

 The American College of Physicians- Minnesota Chapter (MN-ACP) presented the 2017 Community Service award to LaPrincess Brewer, MD, MPH, FACC from the Mayo Clinic. Dr. LaPrincess Brewer has volunteered with and is a co-founder of the highly successful program, FAITH! (Fostering African-American Improvement in Total Health). This organization has made a substantial impact by improving the cardiovascular health of African-Americans throughout the Rochester and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota areas. She has distinguished herself with successful initiatives to address health disparities in underserved communities. She is being honored for her community health community service to reduce cardiovascular disease risk.


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ACP Advocates for Internal Medicine

ACP's continued success on Capitol Hill greatly depends upon year-round grassroots support from the College's more than 8,000 participants in the Advocates for Internal Medicine Network (formerly known as the "Key Contact Program"). To enroll as an Advocate, ACP members are not required to have existing relationships with their members of Congress. ACP gives them the tools necessary to develop and maintain relationships. The program is open to all membership categories. Click here to enroll.

Governor's Newsletters

Governor's Newsletter May 2019

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Chapter Communications

5/19/19: MN ACP Advocacy Action Alert
3/12/19: MN-ACP March Update and Advocacy Action
2-27-19: MN-ACP Minnesota Health and Public Policy Update
1/22/19: MN-ACP January Update
1/14/19: Interested in Gun Violence Prevention? Jan 31st 6-8pm
10/8/18: MN-ACP Council Elections-2018
10/5/18: MN-ACP October, 2018 Update and Resources
5/17/18: ACP MN Updates for May
3/1/18: ACP MN Updates for March

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