Chapter Governor, Lauren E. Nelson, MD, FACP

Lauren E. Nelson, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; School of Medicine, LSUHSC

Post-Doctoral Training: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine

Present Position: Primary Care Internal Medicine Physician, Boys Town National Research Hospital

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Chapter Vice President; Recipient, Early Career Physician Award 2020; Chair, Council of Early Career Physicians 2015-2019

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2019; Member, Council of Early Career Physicians 2019-2022; Member, Well-being & Professional Fulfillment Committee 2020-2022

Other Appointments/Activities: Member, Nebraska Medicaid Pharmaceutical & Therapeutics Committee since 2019; Preceptor, UNMC Longitudinal Clinical Experience M1 and M2 Students; Leader,  Virtual Book Club for early career physicians, residents, and students (Goals: foster discussion of racism in medicine, encourage critical thinking, and promote a connected, supportive medical community).

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Physician Well-being; Women's Health/Breastfeeding Medicine; Patient Advocacy