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PHILADELPHIA, February 28, 2011 -- The American College of
Physicians (ACP) has appointed Patrick C. Alguire, MD, FACP, to the
position of senior vice president for medical education. The
appointment was made after a recommendation from a national search
ACP is the largest medical specialty organization and the
second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members
include 130,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related
subspecialists, and medical students. Internists specialize in the
prevention, detection, and treatment of illness in adults.
"It has been a pleasure for me to work with Dr. Alguire since I
joined ACP in 2004," said Steven Weinberger, MD, FACP, ACP's
executive vice president and chief executive officer. "I have
consistently been impressed by his ability to develop the highest
quality content for ACP, his terrific judgment, and his effective
As senior vice president for medical education, Dr. Alguire is
responsible for the development and publication of ACP's medical
knowledge products and services, advancing career and faculty
development in internal medicine, and the development of ACP's
clinical practice guidelines and resources for certification and
maintenance of certification.
Dr. Alguire joined ACP in 1998 as director of education and
career development. While at ACP, he has edited, authored, or
co-authored more than 20 medical education books and resources,
including Teaching in Your Office: A Guide to Teaching Medical
Students and Residents and MKSAP (Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment
Program) 15. Dr. Alguire has authored or co-authored numerous
articles in peer-review publications such as the Annals of
Internal Medicine, Journal of General Internal
Medicine, and American Journal of Medicine.
An internist, Dr. Alguire is also a clinical professor of
medicine at Thomas Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia. He
earned his medical degree at the College of Human Medicine of
Michigan State University in 1975 and completed his internal
medicine residency in 1978 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann
Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Alguire has earned a number of teaching awards
and served on numerous medical school and national health
Founded in 1915 to promote the science and practice of medicine,
ACP works to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care
by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of
medicine. ACP also publishes Annals of Internal Medicine, one of
the five most widely-cited peer-reviewed medical journals in the
world. Follow ACP on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.