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Meet Our New Governor-elect Designee, LCDR Mark Tschanz, DO, USN, FACP

Meet Our New Governor-elect

Congratulations to the US Navy Chapter Governor-Elect Designee, LCDR Mark Tschanz, DO, USN, FACP. Our new Governor-elect Designee (GED) will do a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2019. As Governor, Dr. Tschanz will serve as the official representative of the College for the US Navy Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Tschanz will be working closely with Dr. Keith (the current Governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read his bio below.


LCDR Mark Tschanz, DO, USN, FACP

Education: DO - AT Still University of Health Sciences

Post Doctoral Training: MACM - University of Southern California

Certification: FACP Present Position: Program Director, Naval Medical Center San Diego

ACP Chapter Involvement and Leadership Activities: Governor's Council 2014-2017; Navy Chapter Conference Planning committee 2008, 2014; Abstract reviewer/poster judge 2009-2017

ACP National Activities: FACP 2013; Member, Council of Early Career Physicians (CECP) 2014-2017; Member Medical Practice and Quality Committee (MPQC) 2015-2017

Other Appointments/Activities: Collaborative on Healing and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM), faculty development subgroup 2016-2017; Faculty Development Subcommittee, Naval Medical Center San Diego 2016-2017; Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego 2014- 2017

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: 1) Resident evaluation, tools and techniques; 2) Diabetes Mellitus Type II - co-author on VA/DoD Clinical Practice guideline; 3) Hypertension - co-author on VA/DoD Clinical Practice guideline