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2020 AL/MS Chapter Meeting

In partnership with the Alabama chapter, we invite you to make your plans join your colleagues in Internal Medicine at our next scientific meeting. Registration information coming soon!

June 5-7, 2020
Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa
Birmingham, AL

Reserve your room today!

For questions, please contact contact Sarah Wardrop at

Mississippi Abstract Competition 2020​

Deadline - February 3, 2020

Submission Instructions
Submission Form

For more information about the poster competition, contact: Jessica Lavender,MD,

Congratulations to our winners of the ACP Mississippi Chapter 2019 Abstract Day competition! 

Bijalben Patel, a UMMC medical student, won in the Basic Science Research category with an abstract titled, “Soluble guanylate cyclase activators attenuate hypertension in a rat model of preeclampsia by improving endothelial function”.  In the Clinical Research category, Elliott Varney, PGY-1 in his Preliminary Medicine year for Radiology at UMMC, won with an abstract titled, ”Comparative effectiveness of noninvasive tests for staging chronic liver disease”.  Amor Royer, PGY-2 in Categorical Internal Medicine at UMMC, competed in and won the Quality Improvement category with his abstract, “Screen a little, stay a lot: A retrospective analysis of MRSA screening of inpatients”. Lastly, in the Clinical Vignette category, Peyton Treutel, PGY-1 in Categorical Internal Medicine at UMMC, was chosen as the winner with her abstract, “Extraosseous manifestation of multiple myeloma: An unusual presentation”. 

All of the state winners will be attending the ACP national meeting in Los Angeles in April 2020.

Mississippi Chapter Receives 2019 Chapter Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2019 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.

Mississippi Chapter Wins 2018 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 Mississippi Chapter received a 2019 John Tooker Evergreen Award for their initiative, "ACP Subspecialty Fellows Council".

2019 AL/MS Chapter Meeting

Meeting Presentations

Claim your CME credits for the 2019 Chapter Meeting (link will go live AFTER the meeting)
Claim your MOC points for the 2019 Chapter meeting (link will go live AFTER the meeting)

For questions, please contact contact Sarah Wardrop at


Mississippi Wins a 25th Anniversary John Tooker Evergreen All-Star Award

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the John Tooker Evergreen Awards Program, the Evergreen All-Star Awards recognizes the Mississippi Chapter program, Council of Associates & Students. The program has contributed to the strength and breadth of ACP and its chapters, and demonstrated sustainability through successive leadership terms.


Articles featuring the MS Chapter backing the Medicaid Expansion
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