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Meet Our New Governor-elect, Lawrence H. Jones, MD, FACP

Congratulations to the Pennsylvania Chapter's Eastern Region Governor-elect, Lawrence H. Jones, MD, FACP. Our new Governor-elect (GE) will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2019. As Governor, Dr. Jones will serve as the official representative of the College for the Pennsylvania Chapter's Eastern Region, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Jones will be working closely with Dr. George (the current Governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GE, read his bio below.

Lawrence H. Jones, MD, FACP

Lawrence H. Jones, MD, FACP

Education: BA - Princeton University; MD - Medical College of Pennsylvania

Post-Doctoral Training: Internship/residency - Fitzsimons Army Medical Center

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine - 1992, recertified 2002, 2012

Present Position: Staff internist - Hershey Med Center; Asst. Prof of Med - Penn State College of Med; Resident Clinic Med Director

ACP Chapter Involvement and Leadership Activities:

Governor's Council - PA Chapter of ACP
Co-Chair, PA delegation to Leadership Day
Health and Public Policy Committee

ACP National Activities:

ACP Fellowship - 2007
Leadership Day - 2009 - present

Other Appointments/Activities:

Medical Director, Resident's Clinic - Hershey Medical Center, July 2017
Medical Director, Internal Medicine East clinic, June 2016-June 2017
Chair, Unified Accountable Care Team - Internal Medicine East clinic
Patient Advisory Board - Internal Medicine East Clinic
Advisor, Internal Medicine Interest Group - Penn State College of Medicine
Academic Advisor - 5 students per class - Penn State College of Medicine
Clinic attending - Lion Care - student run free clinic for homeless, Harrisburg, PA

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:

General Internal Medicine
Advocacy
Medical Education