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About the Chapter
Stuart I. Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP
Dr. Henochowicz serves as the official representative of the College for the Virginia Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Henochowicz, read his bio.
Chapter awards were presented during our annual awards reception. 2021 awards went to: Laureate Award – William E. Fox MD FACP; Community Teaching – Parth Parekh MD FACP; Early Career Physician – John Paul Verderese, MD FACP; Paul Florentino Volunteerism Award – Elias S. Siraj, MD FACP; Health of Women Leadership Award - Lisa L. Ellis, MD, MACP. Each year we present academic teaching awards. The Academic Teaching Awardees for 2021 are: Inpatient Internal Medicine Teaching Award – B. Mitchell Goodman, MD FACP; Inpatient Subspecialist Teaching Award – Catherine Derber, MD FACP; Outpatient Internal Medicine Teaching Award – Jennifer Ryal, MD FACP; Outpatient Subspecialist Teaching Award – Larry Borish, MD FACP; Mentorship Award – Jody P. King, MD FACP.
Virginia Chapter receives 2021 Chapter Excellence Gold Award
We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2021 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. We are in the company of 44 other outstanding chapters. In order to achieve the Gold Level of the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet twenty-one Bronze criteria, seventeen Silver criteria and multiple Gold level activities. Criteria include such activities as having a legislative action plan or agenda, holding a volunteerism/community service activity, holding multiple stand-alone meetings, having revenue sources outside of dues and meeting registration fees, implementing a strategic plan, implementing a formal recruitment and retention plan and measuring outcomes, conducting various activities for Medical Students, Residents and Early Career Physicians. we would like to extend a special thanks to those chapter members who assisted us in all of these endeavors! For their hard work and dedication, we received this award.
Recently, six female ACP members, including ACP Executive Vice President and CEO Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, and Virginia Chapter former governor, Lisa L. Ellis, MD, MACP, have been selected as recipients of American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) Exceptional Mentor Award. The award celebrates those who have made an impact on the lives of students in medicine. Read more here.