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mailed. The voting membership (Masters, Fellows, Members, and
Resident/Fellow Members with an electdate of 8/1/2012 or earlier)
can vote via online (www.directvote.net/ACP/) or
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vote. Below are the bios and vision statements of the
candidates that are running in this election. Online voting began
on September 3, 2014 and ends on November 5, 2014 at 11:59 PM
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Election Coordinator, or call her at 215 351 2699.
EDUCATION: East High School, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1984. Augustana
College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1998. University of Utah School
of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1992.
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Internal Medicine Residency: Michigan
State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1992-95. Rheumatology
Fellowship: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver,
CERTIFICATION: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Hospice and
Palliative Care Medicine.
PRESENT POSITION: Rheumatology Practice and Hospice Medical
Director, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: ACP Wyoming
Chapter Award, 2012.
OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: Fellow, American College of
Physicians, 2008. Poster Presentation, ACP National Meeting,
Atlanta, Georgia, 1995.
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE: 1. Rheumatolgy 2.
Hospice and Palliative Care 3. Medical Education
CANDIDATE STATEMENT: Thank you for the opportunity to be
considered for Wyoming ACP Governor. I currently serve on the
Wyoming WWAMI medical school admissions committee, and as ACP
Governor I would work with the UW College of Health Sciences
faculty to increase exposure of Wyoming medical students to
internal medicine early in their careers. Also, in addition to the
Wyoming ACP Chapter being active at the WMS Annual Meeting I would
additionally like to have the ACP participate in the Frontiers in
Wyoming Medicine meeting that is sponsored by Wyoming Medical
Center at Snow King each February. I've been a speaker at the
Frontiers meeting for the past two years and also generally attend
the WMS meeting, and it would be good to have the ACP present at
both meetings. Finally, as Wyoming ACP Governor I would like to
revisit the possibility of starting an IM residency program in
EDUCATION: August 1990-May 1994, Doctor of Medicine with Honors,
University of Colorado School of Medicine , Denver, Colorado,
August 1984-December 1987, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University
of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: July 1994-June 1998, Residency-Combined
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program, University of
Rochester, Rochester, New York, July 1998- June 1999, Chief
Residency-Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine, Rochester
General Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
CERTIFICATION: Licensure and Certification, 2002-present,
Licensed in Wyoming 1999 - 2003, Licensed in Missouri 1997 - 1999,
Licensed in New York August 1998 to present: American Board of
Internal Medicine October 1998 to present: American Board of
PRESENT POSITION: Hospital employed physician at Powell Valley
Healthcare in Powell, Wyoming. Duties include outpatient and
inpatient care of adult and pediatric patients, as well as nursing
ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Member, ACP
Wyoming Chapter Governor's Council for past five years, Faculty
Facilitator, ABIM Self-Evaluation Process Module 2013, Update in
Office-Based Internal Medicine Wyoming Medical Society Annual
Meeting 2014, Faculty Facilitator, ABIM Self-Evaluation Process
Module 2010, Update in Office-Based Internal Medicine Wyoming
Medical Society Annual Meeting 2012, Case presentation: Aortic
Dissection. Wyoming Chapter ACP 2011 Meeting, Jackson, WY
OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: Executive Committee Member,
October 2006-October 2012, American Academy of Pediatrics Section
on Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Med-Peds
Practitioner:Happy Birthday Med-Peds! Panel participant, American
College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine 2009, April 24, 2009.
Marketing and Communications Committee Member, 2002-2003, American
College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE: 1. Patient safety 2.
Office practice efficiency and access 3. Redesigning healthcare
CANDIDATE STATEMENT: I have been actively involved in the ACP at
a state and national level since moving to Wyoming in 2002. My
teaching experience at the ACP state and national meetings and
membership on the AAP Section on Internal Medicine and Pediatrics,
a collaboration between the AAP and the ACP, have provided valuable
insight into the structure and function of the ACP. My interest and
experiences in patient safety and healthcare redesign would be
congruent with the direction of the ACP and potentially useful to
the Board of Governors. Medical education and the practice of
medicine are much different now than when I moved to Wyoming in
2002. The joy of helping patients has not changed, but the amount
of bureaucratic distraction is escalating. I would welcome the
possibility to represent the interests of internal medicine, both
primary care and specialists alike, on the Board of Governors of