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Meet the new United States Air Force Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the United States Air Force Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Lt Col Angelique N. Collamer, MC, USAF, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2021. As Governor, Dr. Collamer will serve as the official representative of the College for the United States Air Force Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Collamer will be working closely with Dr. Carroll (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read her bio below.

Lt Col Angelique N. Collamer, MC, USAF, FACP Lt Col Angelique N. Collamer, MC, USAF, FACP

Medical School Education: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Post-Doctoral Training: Internship and Residency, Wright Patterson Medical Center; Fellowship, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Certification: Internal Medicine, ABIM 2007, 2017; Rheumatology 2009, 2019

Present Position: Chief of Rheumatology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC)

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities:
Vice Governor since 2017; Treasurer 2011-2017; Councilor since 2008; Representative, OH/USAF, Annual Meeting 2017, 2018; Judge, Poster Competition, USAF/USAR Annual Meeting 2018; Judge, Resident Poster Competition, OH/USAF Annual Meeting 2017, 2018; Judge, Medical Student Poster Competition, OH/USAF Annual Meeting 2018; Judge, Abstracts, OH/USAF Annual Meeting, 2018, 2019

ACP National Activities:
Fellowship 2010; Judge, Abstracts, Internal Medicine Meeting 2017-2019; Judge, Poster Competition, Internal Medicine Meeting 2016

Other Appointments/Activities:
Associate Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University; Rheumatology Liaison, Office of the Attending Physician, US Congress; Director, Quality/Process Improvement and Quality Champion, Rheumatology Service, WRNMMC; Member, Medical Records Review Committee, WRNMMC; Member, LTBI (Latent Tuberculosis in Immunosuppressed) Working Group, WRNMMC; Rheumatology Peer Reviewer, Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch; Volunteer Speaker, LeadersNow International (established to help young women develop their character and make a positive impact in society)

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
Clinically focused rheumatology research including anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonists (focus on psoriasiform and other paradoxical reactions; clinical outcomes in seronegative spondyloarthropathies); Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education; Military Medicine with a focus on physician leadership, practice and quality improvement