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Member Accomplishments

If you have any current news to share about yourself or a colleague that we can celebrate, please e-mail it to Michele Boylstein.


Congratulations to the following chapter members who have been elected as a Master of the College (MACP). To be considered for Mastership, the candidate must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes but is not limited to teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or practice), contributions to preventive medicine, improvements in the delivery health care, or contributions to medical literature.

Gregory C. Kane, MD, MACP
Lia S. Logio, MD, MACP
Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, MACP

Also, please congratulate the following  chapter members who were recognized with a national ACP award at Internal Medicine Meeting 2019:

Roger B. Daniels, MD, FACP
Ralph O. Claypoole Sr. Memorial Award for Devotion of a Career in Internal Medicine to the Care of Patients

Kevin Volpp, MD, FACP
ACP Award for Distinguished Contributions to Behavioral Medicine

Kudos to the following chapter members who presented their abstracts in the 2019 national abstract competitions:

Resident/Fellow Competition - Research
Lorena Rasquin, MD, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, for Improving Retinopathy Screening within the Community Practice Center Through the Use of Teleretinal Services

Resident/Fellow Competition - Clinical Vignette
Sharmila Bisaria, MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, for Fatal Attraction Between Giant Cell Arteritis and Acute Coronary Syndrome: Is Anticardiolipin Antibody a Cupid?

Kaint Saleemn, MD, UPMC McKeesport, McKeesport, for Sugar? No, please!

Medical Student Competition - High Value Care

Kathryn M. Linder, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, for Implementation of a Medical Student-Led Emergency Absentee Ballot Voting Initiative at an urban Tertiary Care University Hospital