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Member News

Dr. Eileen Barrett selected for advancement to Mastership

(May 2021) Dr. Barrett was officially recognized with ACP Mastership during the 2021 Internal Medicine Meeting. Masterships are awarded because of “personal character, positions of honor, contributions towards furthering the purposes of the ACP, eminence in practice or in medical research, or other attainments in science or in the art of medicine.” Dr. Barrett is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Continuing Medical Education at the University of New Mexico. She served as a Regents and as Governor of the ACP New Mexico Chapter. Her professional interests and expertise are in hospital medicine, disaster and pandemic response, clinician wellbeing, improving the care of people with substance use disorders, and in increasing diversity and inclusion in the physician workforce.


Dr. Brislen and Dr. Barrett earn Advocacy Awards

(May 2021) Our NM Governor, Dr. Heather Brislen was awarded the 2020 The Richard Neubauer Advocate for Internal Medicine Award at Leadership Day in May. The Award recognizes the Advocate member who has made exceptional contributions to advance the College's public policy agenda. Congratulations! Read more here.

Former ACP NM Governor and ACP Regent, Dr. Eileen Barrett was recognized in May with ACP Services PAC Distinguished Service Award.


Amanda Collar selected for ACP national leadership role

(Spring 2021) Amanda Collar, an MD/PhD student who serves as our intrepid and amazing HPPC chair, has been appointed to the national ACP Council of Student Members as Vice-Chair. Congratulations, Amanda!


Congratulations to the Winners of the ACP New Mexico 2020 Competitions

(October 2020) The following chapter members won awards in their respective categories:
Quality Improvement Poster: Promise Brood
Research Poster: Zachary Pek
Clinical Vignette Poster: Britte Lowther
Medical Student Clinical Vignette Poster: Michelle Thomas
Oral Vignette Presentation: Ishan Shah


If you have any current news to share about yourself of a colleague that we can celebrate, please send it along to Sylvia Lyon.