Meet Our Governor!
As Governor, Dr. Callister serves as the official representative of the College for the Nevada Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Callister, read his bio below.
T. Brian Callister, MD, FACP
Education: A.B., Economics, Stanford University (Phi Beta Kappa); M.D., University of Utah (Alpha Omega Alpha)
Post Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine Residency, UCLA Medical Center
Certification: ABIM, Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine
Present Position: Professor and Academic Hospitalist, Director, Rural Medical Education, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
ACP Chapter Involvement and Leadership Activities: Member, Governor's Council; Chapter Advisory Committee; Planning Committee (multiple years); Co-Director and Lecturer, annual meeting 2014; President, ACP Northern Nevada District
ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2012; Attended national ACP meeting multiple years
Other Appointments/Activities: Senior Advisor, Nevada State Medical Association; Member, Technical Expert Panel, CMS; Chief Medical Officer, LifeCare Hospitals 2004-2016; Past President, NSMA and WCMS; Executive Board Member, Nevada Antibiotic Stewardship Association; Member, NHSN Expert Panel on Catheter Associated UTI Quality Measure Development; Chairman for Nevada, American Medical Association Organized Medical Staff Section (AMA-OMSS); Volunteer Physician, Medical Missions to Peru (multiple); Peer Reviewer, Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners
Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Care Transitions - actively involved in researching, writing, and teaching about successful high quality patient care transitions through the different levels of the continuum of care; Quality Improvement - member of national quality and core measure development committees and panels for CMS, AHA, NHSN, and RTI; Efficiency in Quality Care Delivery - engaged in the development of best practice patterns that emphasize high quality and cost effective care