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April 11-13, 2019
Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
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Congratulations to the Utah Chapter Governor-Elect,
Robert C. Pendleton, MD, FACP. He will start his
four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2013. As Governor, Dr.
Pendleton will serve as the official representative of the College
for the Utah Chapter, providing a link between members at the local
level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr.
Pendleton will be working closely with Dr. Edwards, the current
Governor, and College staff to learn about the College and his
duties as Governor. To learn more about Dr. Pendleton, below are
his bio and vision statement for the chapter.
DATE/PLACE OF BIRTH: July 28, 1970. Logan,
Utah;EDUCATION: 1992 BS in Biology, Utah State
University, 1997 MD, Baylor College of Medicine;POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: 2000 Internal Medicine
Residency, University of Utah School of Medicine;CERTIFICATION: ABIM 2000, Recertified 2010;PRESENT POSITION: Associate Professor of Medicine,
Director Hospitalist Program, Medical Director Thrombosis Service,
University of Utah Healthcare;ACP ACTIVITIES: Speaker Regional Meeting,
Fellowship-pending approval Summer 2011;CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES:
Speaker, regional meeting. Education planning committee
member;HOSPITAL/COMMUNITY SERVICE: I serve as the
Director of the University of Utah Hospitalist Program and related
to this have served on numerous quality and performance improvement
committees. Additionally, within the University of Utah Healthcare
system I have served in capacities that impact trainees and
established clinicians: Internal Medicine 3rd year student
co-clerkship director (2000-2006), 4th year medical student
curriculum committee (2004-2007), intern selection committee
(2000-present), and both the clinical advisory and tenure faculty
review committees of the Internal Medicine Department. More
broadly, I direct numerous national CME programs including serving
as the co-director of the University of Utah, Department of
Internal Medicine's Biennial "Advances in Internal Medicine"
National CME conference;OTHER APPOINTMENTS: Editorial Board of Hospital
Practice and Hospitalist News and manuscript referee for numerous
journals. Member of North American Thrombosis Forum scientific
advisory committee;AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE:
Hospital-Based medicine and medical education, transitions of
medicine and communication across the care continuum, thrombosis
prevention and management, performance/Quality Improvement within
individual practice and healthcare systems
As an Academic Hospitalist with an outpatient specialty clinic,
I have the opportunity to care for inpatients and outpatients and
to work with trainees, academic, and community-based providers.
This broad experience will give me the perspective to successfully
advocate for all ACP members. My vision is to incorporate my
background and administrative support staff (with expertise in CME
and Performance Improvement) to enhance and strengthen the ties
between inpatient and outpatient providers through outreach and
collaborative events, to update the Chapter's delivery of
continuing education by incorporating innovative web-based
interactive content and enhancing CME outreach to rural providers,
to engage and stimulate trainee interest in Internal Medicine and
involvement in the Chapter through structured mentorship and
performance improvement opportunities, to foster collaborative
efforts with regional Governor's in the adjoining states, and to
ensure that Utah ACP members have a legislative voice as it relates
to evolving healthcare change.