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Meet the new North Dakota Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the North Dakota Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Joshua C. Ranum, MD, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2023. As Governor, Dr. Ranum will serve as the official representative of the College for the North Dakota Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Ranum will be working closely with Dr. Nammour (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read his bio below.


Joshua C. Ranum, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Post-Doctoral Training: Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners

Certification: Internal Medicine

Present Position: West River Health Services

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Well-being Champion Training; Meeting Planning Committee 2017; Chair, Meeting Planning Committee 2018

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2018; Attendee, Internal Medicine Meeting 2013, 2015, 2018, & 2019

Other Appointments/Activities: Lead Physician, ND Governor's Task Force for Monoclonal Antibody Administration; Site Director, UND ROME; Critical Care Committee; Foundation Board, WRHS; Development Corporation, Adams County; Pastor-Parish Relations Committee, Hettinger UMC; Northern Lights Brass Choir; Football Official

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Rural Health; Traditional Internal Medicine; Physician-led Health Policy Advocacy