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ACP Honors Outstanding Contributions to Medicine in Annual Convocation Ceremony

CHICAGO, April 27, 2022 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) honors outstanding contributions to medicine at its annual convocation ceremony on Thursday, April 28, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, where ACP is hosting its annual scientific conference, Internal Medicine Meeting 2022, through April 30.

ACP President George Abraham, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA, presides over the ceremony which recognizes and applauds its new Fellows and the recipients of various honors including Mastership and national awards. It is a ceremony of tradition, transition, renewal, and celebration. Honorees include 39 awardees, 99 members elected to receive Mastership (MACP), and more than 300 new Fellows of ACP (FACP).

The distinction of Fellowship (FACP) recognizes professional accomplishments, demonstrated scholarship and superior competence in internal medicine. Throughout the year, highly distinguished Fellows are nominated for election to Mastership by ACP members and others familiar with their backgrounds. Each fall, a select group of these Fellows are chosen from among the nominees for Mastership by the ACP Awards Committee and approved by the ACP Board of Regents. Individuals elected to Mastership must demonstrate excellence and significance of his or her contributions to the science and art of medicine in areas such as research, education, health care initiatives, volunteerism, and administrative positions.

A complete listing of ACP members being recognized at this year’s Convocation ceremony is available in our digital Convocation Program, available here.

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About the American College of Physicians

The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization in the United States with members in more than 145 countries worldwide. ACP membership includes 161,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Internal medicine physicians are specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. Follow ACP on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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