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Meet Our Governor

Mississippi Chapter


Samuel "Calvin" Thigpen, MD, FACP

Dr. Thigpen

EDUCATION: B.S., Chemistry and Math, University of Mississippi, 1999 B.A., Philosophy and Psychology, Oxford University, 2001 M.D., University of Mississippi School of Medicine, 2005

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Internal Medicine Residency, 2005-2008, University of Mississippi Medical Center Chief Residency, 2008-2009, University of Mississippi Medical Center Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, 2009-2012, University of Mississippi Medical Center

CERTIFICATION: Internal Medicine, 2008; Medical Oncology, 2012

PRESENT POSITION: Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency University of Mississippi Medical Center

ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: 2016, 2014, 2012: Program Chair, MS/LA Educational & Scientific Meeting, Point Clear, Alabama 2008-present: Mississippi Governor's Advisory Council 2013-present: Newsletter/Communication Committee 2013-present: Advisor, Council of Subspecialty Fellows, Mississippi Chapter 2013-present: Advisor, Council of Residents & Students, Mississippi Chapter (Evergreen Award at IM 2014) 2011-present: Coordinator, Mississippi Chapter Abstract Day (component of Evergreen Award)

ACP NATIONAL ACTIVITIES: IM 2015-present: Council of Early Career Physicians IM 2013, IM 2014: On-site Abstract Competition Judge IM 2011: Fellow, walked at Convocation IM 2011: Where to Go When the Counts Go Low, Practitioners' Morning Report: Hematology. Drews RE, Thigpen SC. Scientific program session, San Diego, CA. IM 2011: Young at Heart: Mediastinal Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Invading the Right Atrium in an Adult. Thigpen SC, Saxon JT, Winscott, JG, Hamilton, RD. Poster presentation, ACP IM 2011, San Diego, CA. 2008-2010: Council of Associates

OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: 2013-present: Chief Medical Officer's Clinical Advisory Group, University of Mississippi Medical Center 2012-present: Residency Review Subcommittee, University of Mississippi Medical Center 2012-present: Education Council, Department of Medicine 2013-present: Trainee Scholarship Fund Coordinator, Department of Medicine 2010-present: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Mississippi Executive Board 2010-present: Rhodes Scholarship District XII Selection Committee 2007-present: Volunteer, Jackson Free Clinic

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE: Internal Medicine Residency Education, Cancer Screening Hematology & Oncology in the general medicine setting