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Thomas M. Braithwaite, MD, FACP
Congratulations to the South Dakota Chapter Governor-Elect
Designee, Thomas M. Braithwaite, MD, FACP. Our newly elected
Governor-elect Designee will start his four-year term as Governor
in the Spring of 2011. As Governor, Dr. Braithwaite will serve as
the official representative of the College for the South Dakota
Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and
leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Braithwaite
will be working closely with Dr. Holm, the current Governor, and
College staff to learn about the College and his duties as
Governor. To learn more about Dr. Braithwaite, below is his bio and
vision statement for the chapter.
EDUCATION: B.A. Chemistry (summa cum laude),
Augustana College (Sioux Falls SD), 1978. M.D. (Magna Cum Laude),
University of South Dakota, 1982POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Residency, Internal
Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA,
1982 -- 1985PRESENT POSITION: Hospitalist, Sanford Health,
Sioux Falls, SDACP ACTIVITIES: Treasurer, South Dakota Chapter,
Council member, Former chair, Planning committee, Prior program
chair, Fall scientific meeting, and frequent presenter/contributor,
FACP, 2001HOSPITAL/COMMUNITY SERVICE: Member, Sanford Health
Board of Trustees, 2001 - 2010. Member, physician Board of
Governors, 1994 - 2009. Chair, Board of Governors (Sanford Clinic),
1998 - 2003. Chair, Clinical Practice Committee, Sanford Clinic,
2004 - 2010. Member, multiple hospital committees and task forces.
Former chair, American Heart Association, Minnehaha Division. Sioux
Falls United Way Committee Chair. Former member, South Dakota
Symphony Board of Directors. Member, First Presbyterian Church, and
former elder and mission committee chair. Member, South Dakota
Symphony Chorus, and First Presbyterian Sanctuary Choir
My goal, as potential Governor of the SD Chapter, ACP, is to bring
the substantial resources of our chapter to bear on all areas of
concern, both locally and nationally, relative to the practice of
Internal Medicine, and the health of all of the patients we are
charged to serve. To accomplish this I would utilize the inherent
collegiality, professionalism, and spirit of cooperation and
volunteerism for which our chapter is known, and help coordinate
the energies and ideas of our very active membership. To serve in
such a capacity would be an honor, and a privilege.