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Meet Our New Illinois Northern Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Illinois Northern Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Benjamin I. Mba, MD, MRCP (UK), CHCQM, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2024. As Governor, Dr. Mba will serve as the official representative of the College for the Illinois Northern Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Mba will be working closely with Dr. Schultz (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.

Benjamin I. Mba, MD, MRCP (UK), CHCQM, FACP

Medical School Education: College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Post-Doctoral Training: 

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Associate Chair of Medicine for Faculty Development & Associate Program Director, Cook County Health; Professor of Medicine

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Invited Plenary Speaker, Teaching Clinical Reasoning, Internal Medicine Meeting 2019

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2009; Certificate of Appreciation, National Mentoring Month 2022

Other Appointments/Activities: Chair, Executive Medical Staff Peer Review Committee, Cook County Health (CCH), Chicago; Member, Medical Oversight Committee, CCH; Chair, EMS Search Committee, CCH; Chair, Schwartz Center Rounds Steering Committee, CCH; Co-chair, CCH Lab Utilization Committee, CCH; Co-chair, CCH Radiology Services Utilization Committee, CCH; Program Evaluation Committee, CCH; Clinical Competency Committee, CCH; Chair, Underrepresented Minorities Recruitment Task Force, CCH; Member, Senior Faculty Appointments Committee, Rush University; Admissions Committee, Rush Medical College

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Graduate Medical Education and Faculty Development; Clinical Reasoning; Diversity in Medicine