Meet the New Governor-elect - Tennessee

Congratulations to the Tennessee Chapter Governor-elect (GE), Daniel S. Ely, MD, FACP. Our new GE will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start their four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2025. As Governor, Dr. Ely will serve as the official representative of the College for our Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Ely will be working closely with Dr. Womack (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and their duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GE, read their bio below.

Daniel S. Ely, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: University of Utah

Post-Doctoral Training: University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Associate Professor, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Member, Governor's Council; Volunteer and Community Service Award; Instructor, ABIM SEP Module Review 2018-2022

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2014

Other Appointments/Activities: Medical Director, Choice Health Network (Primary Care/HIV Clinic); Volunteer, Kim Free Medical Clinic, Knoxville; Volunteer, East Knoxville Medical Clinic; Board of Directors, University Physician's Association; State Volunteer, Mutual Risk Management Committee

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Medical education; The value and impact of communication in medicine; Care of the HIV patient