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Congratulations to Our Members!

Special congratulations to David Roach from University of Washington School of Medicine, who was a winner in the ACP Medical Student Abstract Competition category at the Internal Medicine 2015 Abstract Competition. His poster title was "A Year of Infection in the ICU: prospective whole genome sequencing of all ICU clinical bacterial isolates reveals hidden outbreaks and novel pathogens within a hospital environment".

The Washington Chapter American College of Physicians (ACP) includes many inspirational members who have very accomplished. The American College of Physicians recognized accomplishments of distinguished Georgia Members through the College's awards and Masterships program at the Centennial Internal Medicine Meeting in Boston on April 30, 2015. The College recognized outstanding contributions in the practice of medicine, teaching, research, public service, leadership, and medical volunteerism.
The following Washington Chapter ACP member will be honored with the following awards as nominated by Washington ACP and approved by the ACP Board of Regents:

  • Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service :Larry D. Crook, MD, FACP

Congratulations to Irl B. Hirsch, MD, MACP of Bellevue who has been selected to become Master of the College (MACP) in April 2015. To be considered for Mastership, the candidate must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes but is not limited to teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or practice), contributions to preventive medicine, improvements in the delivery health care, or contributions to medical literature.

2015 ACP Young Achievers
Special congratulations to our chapter’s Young Achievers: JDavid Roach, Rachel Safran, MD, CAPT Bernadette Villarreal, DO, Roderick Yang who will participate in Internal Medicine 2015 as a National Abstract Competition Finalist

The Chapter recognizes and congratulates Washington Chapter physicians who were elected to Fellowship in the College in the past 6 months.

The Washington Chapter would like to thank the following members for recruiting their colleagues as part of ACP's Recruit- a-Colleague program

  • Lesley Althouse, MD FACP
    Vasanthi S Gowri, MBBS FACP
    Matthew F Hollon, MD MPH FACP
    Carrie A Horwitch, MD FACP

If you have any current news to share about yourself or a colleague that we can celebrate, please send it along to the Governor, Joyce Wipf, MD, FACP.

Page updated: 5/6/15

Contact Information

Joyce Wipf, MD, FACP
Governor, Washington Chapter

Amanda Miller
Washington Chapter Executive Director
Phone: 206-956-3635
Fax: 206-441-5863