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Chapter News

Congratulations New Tennessee Chapter Fellows

  • Shayan Q Butt, MBBS MD FACP
  • Spencer D. Gregg, MD FACP

(March 2022) Congratulations to the Tennessee Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


Support our Local Speakers at Internal Medicine 2022

Join ACP and your colleagues as we reconvene to meet our personal and professional goals. World-renowned faculty will present important topics and the latest evidenced-based clinical and practice information that invite you to discover new ways to improve your own techniques and patient care. Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 will also introduce a refreshed schedule and two plenary gatherings featuring must-see speakers.

We wanted to take a moment to shine a spotlight on this year’s Tennessee Chapter Members who are serving as faculty:

Charlene Dewey, Nashville 
Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 Highlights and Doctor's Dilemma®: The Finals
Professional Well-Being Interventions at the Leadership Level: Finding Your Voice and Making the Case

Christin Giordano, Nashville
The General Internist in 2032

Colin Howden, Memphis
Helicobacter pylori Infection

Mukta Panda, Chattanooga
Saturday Plenary: Reawaken Your Power, Reaffirm Your Value, and Reinvent the System
Global Physician Engagement in Workplace Equity and Inclusion
Professional Well-Being Interventions at the Leadership Level: Finding Your Voice and Making the Case

Thomas Talbot, Nashville
Preventing Health Care-Associated Infections

Silas Trumbo, Nashville
The General Internist in 2032


BOR Action on Fall '21 BOG Resolutions

(December 2021) A summary of Board of Regents (BOR) actions on resolutions debated at the Fall 2021 Board of Governors (BOG) virtual meeting is now available. Resolutions initiated by ACP members and endorsed by a chapter council and the BOG become ACP policy when adopted by the BOR.

If you have an idea you'd like to suggest to ACP, consider submitting a resolution to our chapter.


Congratulations New Tennessee Chapter Fellows

  • Mosunmola Ademosu, MBCHB, FACP
  • Benjamin J. Maddox, MD, FACP
  • Megan D. Ward, MD, FACP

(December 2021) Congratulations to the Tennessee Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


Congratulations to Dr. Doering on her Mastership

(October 2021_ Congratulations to Tracey E. Doering, MD, MACP, the newest Mastership awardee of the American College of Physicians (MACP) for the Tennessee chapter. MACP is one of the most prestigious awards in the college, for those fellows of the college who demonstrate integrity, the utmost professional behaviors, excellence in the practice of medicine, and significant impact on the profession. MACPs represent a very small percentage of college membership. Join me in congratulating her on this tremendous accomplishment.


Chapter Committee position opportunities

(July 2021) Interested in getting more active in the Tennessee Chapter? We would welcome your participation in a Committee.The committees are listed below and please let me know if you are interested in serving on one or more of these.

Finance
Health and Public Policy
Membership
Nominations/Awards
Early Career Physicians
Program Planning Committee
Wellness
Student Committee
Resident/Fellow Committee
Social Media

If you are interested, feel free to email Catherine R. Womack, MD, FACP, ACP Governor.


ACP's Online CME & MOC Learning Center adds information on state-specific CME requirements

(June 2021) Wondering about Tennessee's CME requirements? You can now visit the Online CME & MOC Learning Center and click on the "State CME Requirements" tab to learn all about what you need to do. Note: You must be logged into your ACP Online account to access this information.


Chapter Strategic Planning Initiative

(March 2021)Our council met virtually to create a strategic plan in preparation for Dr. Womack's term as Governor. We reviewed all of the domains in the Chapter Excellence Award, which encompasses key areas of chapter strength and development to address the needs of the membership, and our goal is to attempt to achieve the gold criteria in most or all of those areas to improve and enhance the effectiveness of the chapter across the state. The domains are listed below, and improving in all these areas will be a substantial accomplishment!

  • Advocacy
  • Communication and Member Engagement
  • Education
  • Financial
  • Infrastructure
  • Membership
  • Professional Home

Some of the goals include more educational and supportive meetings/activities for our Early Career Physicians, residents, and students, as they are the future of the organization.