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Warren H. Evins, MD, PhD, FACP, Governor
Your Governor attended the Spring 2014 Board of Governors (BOG)
meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the
Internal Medicine (IM) 2014 meeting in Orlando Florida. Several
residents and medical students presented research and clinical
vignette posters. One medical student's presentation won a
first-place award. The Doctor's Dilemma ™ team from the
University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) Reno won its
quarterfinal competition round, but lost to the eventual overall
winner in the semifinals.
Several Nevada Chapter members advancing to Fellowship were
eligible to walk with the Governor at the convocation, but none
did. Dr. Mitchell D. Forman, founding Dean at
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine was installed as
one of the forty two 2014 Masters of the College.
At the ACP Business meeting on April 13, 2014, Dr. Evan
Klass was installed as the Nevada Chapter Governor-Elect.
He will become Governor of the Nevada Chapter on May 2, 2015, after
the 2015 Business meeting of the ACP in Boston, and will serve a
four-year term as Governor, running from 2015 to 2019. Dr. Klass
will then become a member of the Governor's class of 2019.
Please see additional articles for more information about the
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Evan Klass, who on Saturday,
April 13, 2014, was installed as the Governor-Elect of the Nevada
Chapter at the end of the ACP business meeting. We all wish him a
successful and rewarding term. Here is his biographical sketch and vision
statement which was penned in June 5, 2013, as a candidate for
The next Nevada Chapter annual meeting will be in Las Vegas in
early January 2015 probably January 10 or 11, 2015. Please
save the date.
We anticipate having talks on Advancement to Fellowship and
Mentoring, Ethics, Legislative Update, Doctor's Dilemma™
competition, What's the Future for Diabetes Treatments, Chronic
Renal Failure, Neurology, Top 10 Articles of 2014, Update of
Medicine in Nevada, a College Update, and a visit by a top ACP
The 2014 ACP Convocation Program reported:
"Dr. Forman, founding Dean and Professor of Medicine at Touro
University - Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, is a
practicing founding Fellow of the American Colleges of Rheumatology
in Osteopathic Rheumatology and a rheumatology professor at several
medical schools. He has been active in the College since 1975 and
served as committee Chair, Treasurer, Governor's Councilor,
Leadership Day, and is active in the medical community. Dr. Forman
has been the President of the Clark County Medical Society (CCMS)
and is currently the President of the Nevada State Medical
Association (NSMA). He was a clinical researcher with numerous
competitive research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and
worldwide educational lectures and served on two editorial boards.
Dr. Forman has received numerous awards, including the American
College of Osteopathic Internists' Internist of the Year Award,
NSMA Distinguished Physician of the Year Award, the Nevada Chapter
Laureate Award, President's awards, the CCMS President's award,
Healthcare Heroes Award, and the Nevada Osteopathic Medical
Society's Carrison Award. He is an accreditor for the AOA - COCA,
serves with nonprofits, and provides free medical care."
A master of multiple worlds, Dean Mitchell D. Forman,
DO, FACP, FACR, FACOI, is a superb clinician, a powerful,
successful, and omniscient founding medical school Dean, an active
community participant, an extraordinary and caring rheumatologic
academician, a contributing and active ACP Chapter officer,
supporter, and member who also serves on the National ACP
Postgraduate/Chapter Education Committee, a strong graduate medical
education (GME) proponent, an ethicist, an influential health care
advocate and a highly ethical/ moral physician. He has been
appointed by each Governor of the State of Nevada to state
committees and commissions.
We are delighted that he is the first Nevada physician elected
to ACP Mastership while still practicing in Nevada.
Joshua Gabel, a third year Medical student at
the University of Nevada School of Medicine was the first place
winner in the Medical student Clinical Vignette category at the ACP
Nevada Chapter Annual Meeting in Reno. He was nominated by the
Chapter to participate in the IM 2014 ACP Medical Student Abstract
Poster Competition. He was one of five winners in the clinical
Vignette category, for which we offer him our congratulations.
Joshua Gabel, University of Nevada School of MedicineHepatocellular Carcinoma in an HIV/HCV Co-Infected Patient: A
Call for Increased Surveillance.
"I am running in the 2014 NYC Marathon to raise funds for
'Doctors Without Borders' and have used the prize money awarded
from the National ACP Conference as the initial donation. I drafted
a short blurb that will be used in our school's
Joshua will be using the financial award from the poster
competition as a personal contribution towards fundraising for his
charity run in the 2014 NYC Marathon as part of the Doctors Without
Borders (Medicines Sans Frontiers) team. If you are interested in
supporting this cause or would like more information please contact
the student at firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit http://tinyurl.com/runformsf."