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Pennsylvania Southeastern Governor

Pennsylvania Southeastern Governor

Pennsylvania Chapter Southeastern Region Governor Gregory C. Kane, MD, FACP began his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2014. As Governor, Dr. Kane will serve as the official representative of the College for the Pennsylvania Chapter's Southeastern Region, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Kane, please read his bio and vision statement below.

Place of Birth: Bryn Mawr, PA

Education: BS University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 1983, MD Jefferson Medical College 1987

Post Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA 1990, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Thomas Jefferson University, 1993

Certification: Internal Medicine, 1990-2005, Pulmonary Disease, 1992-2005, Critical Care, 1993-2005, Recertified Internal Medicine, 2005-2015, Recertified, Pulmonary Disease, 2005-2015, Recertified, Critical Care, 2005-2015, Passed Hospital Medicine Exam 2010, Passed Critical Care Secure Exam, 2011, Passed Pulmonary Disease Secure Exam 2012, Enrolled in MOC

Present Position: Interim Chairman and Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College

ACP Activities: Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1996, Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP National Assoc. Clinical Vignette Poster On-Site Judge, 2012, ACP- Reviewer for MKSAP 13th Edition (2003) , ACP-ASIM Reviewer for MKSAP 12th Edition (1999), ACP-ASIM National Associates Competition Review Board (1998- current), ACP National Associates. Clinical Vignette Poster On-Site Judge (2000-05), ACP-ASIM Physician Information and Education Resource Question Author ('99)

Chapter Involvement/Leadership Activities: PCIM- Eastern Region ACP, Council Member, 2011-, PCIM- Eastern Region ACP, Chair, Nominating Committee (2009-2010), Pennsylvania Chapter of the ACP, Recognition Award 2008, Pennsylvania Chapter of the ACP, Recognition Award 2009, PCIM- Eastern Region ACP, Chair (Host) Doctors Dilemma Tournament (2008), PCIM- Eastern Region ACP, Chair (Host) Doctors Dilemma Tournament (2007)

Hospital/Community Service: Jefferson Hospital: Medical Executive Committee (2007-current), Patient Safety Committee (2003-2007), Graduate Medical Education Committee (2000-2011), Ethics Committee (1994-current), Volunteer Medical Care Provider/Teaching Attending - Jeff H.O.P.E. Homeless Shelter, (1993-2004); Community: Coach, Devon Strafford Little League (T-ball) (1995-1996, 1998-1999, 2005), Coach, Tredyffrin-Easttown Youth Soccer Assoc (1995-2000,2001-02, 2005-08),Coach, Paoli Wildcats Basketball, Senior Boys Division (2006-2007)

Areas of Professional Interest/Expertise: Physician Workforce, Graduate Medical Education, Physiology

Vision Statement

There is no higher calling in Medicine than being an Internist; a specialist in the care of adults who uses their depth and breadth of knowledge of disease, skills at the bedside or exam table, and commitment to professionalism to provide the highest quality of care for patients from every walk of life with every imaginable type of health problem. My goal is to advance the mission of the College in order to promote the values of the ACP as we work to improve the healthcare system for patients and their doctors, improve the health of the public, and recruit and the train the next generation of Internists. Whether elected Governor, or as a rank and file member of the Pennsylvania ACP, I look forward to fighting for our patients, and fighting for Internists and sub-specialists who treat the sick and suffering.