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Meet Our New Governor, Mary Beth E. Poston, MD, FACP

Meet Our New Governor 

Congratulations to the South Carolina Chapter Governor, Mary Beth E. Poston, MD, FACP. As Governor, Dr. Poston will serve as the official representative of the College for the South Carolina Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. Dr. Poston worked closely with Dr. Sadler (the pastGovernor) and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor. To learn more about the new Governor, feel free to read her bio below.

Mary Beth E. Poston, MD, FACP

Education: University of South Carolina School of Medicine, MD, 1999

Post Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine Residency, Palmetto Health Richland, 1999-2002. Academic General Medicine Fellowship, MUSC, 2002-2004

Certification: ABIM certificate # 211778, original certification 2002, recertified 2012

Present Position: Associate Professor and Residency Program Director, University of South Carolina, SOM/Palmetto Health Richland

ACP Chapter Activities/Leadership Activities: Executive Council 2000-present, Chair for Residents and Student Programs. 2004-present, Chapter Laureate Award, 2015, Co-Chair, Annual Scientific Session, 2014

ACP National Activities: FACP 2007, ACP Leadership Day on Capitol Hill, 2000-2014, various years, Faculty, Pri-Med Access with ACP, Ultrasonography for Primary Care Physicians, 2011-2012, Co-author, MKSAP 18 General Medicine Section, 2016

Other Appointments/Activities: Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health. Richland-USC SOM, Physician, Palmetto Health.-USC Medical Group, Faculty Internal Medicine Practice (outpatient primary care), Physician, Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, Hospital Internal Medicine Palmetto Health Richland (hospitalist)

Areas of Professional Interest/Expertise: Point of care ultrasound for general internal medicine, Promoting regular physical activity in primary care, Post graduate medical education in general internal medicine