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Meet Our Governor

Tennessee Chapter

The Tennessee Chapter Governor, Tracey E. Doering, MD, FACP started her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2017. As Governor, Dr. Doering will serve as the official representative of the College for the Tennessee Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about the new GED, feel free to read her bio below.


Tracey E. Doering, MD, FACP

Dr. Doering

EDUCATION: Undergraduate: Rutgers College, NJ Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Internship and Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Chief residency: University of TN; IM Residency: St. Thomas Midtown, formerly Baptist Hospital

CERTIFICATION: ABIM in Internal Medicine (lifetime certificate, and have recertified and will do again in 2015 ABIM: Geriatrics-recertified in 2014

PRESENT POSITION: Core Faculty and Director of Ambulatory Medical Clinic, University of TN, St. Thomas Midtown Private Practice: Geriatrics and Internal Medicine

ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: TN ACP Governor's Council, 2002-present TN ACP treasurer 2009-11 Work with Resident/Fellow Members for clinical vignettes, posters, and jeopardy for yearly meetings

ACP NATIONAL ACTIVITIES: Fellowship-1998 Review resident abstracts for national meeting

OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: Siloam Family Health center-volunteer Local medical missions with St. Thomas Health-volunteer Nashville Rescue MIssion-volunteer Former vice chief and chief of IM-St Thomas Midtown (2009-2012) Former chair of St Thomas Midtown quality committee (2013-15) Member: Medical executive committee, quality committee, Medication management High reliability organization, ACO subcommittees, EMR Outpatient and Inpatient Committees

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE: 1. Geriatrics-Improving transition of care, and high value care for the elderly 2. Ambulatory education for house-staff and promoting primary care as a career