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Meet the New Florida Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Florida Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Elisa M. Sottile, MD, 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 2024. As Governor, Dr. Sottile will serve as the official representative of the College for the Florida Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Sottile will be working closely with Dr. Everett (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.


Elisa M. Sottile, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: Temple University School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Training:  Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: University of Florida College of Medicine (UFCOM), Jacksonville

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Well-being Champion 2022-2024; Chair, Membership Subcommittee on Growth Management Plan; Region A Representative, Governor’s Advisory Council since 2018; Member, Awards Committee 2020 & 2021; Delegate, Florida Medical Association (FMA) since 2019; Member, Women in Medicine Task Force 2020; Poster Judge, Annual Meeting since 2017

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2018; John Palmiero ACP Quality Improvement Team Award 2022; Participant, Raise the Rates Initiative since 2021; Poster Judge, Internal Medicine Meeting 2019; Presenter/Faculty, Internal Medicine Meeting 2009

Other Appointments/Activities: Member, Council on Medical Education, Science & Public Health, FMA; Member, Education Committee, Society of General Internal Medicine; Member, Association of Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine; Member, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine; Member Credentials Committee, UF Health, Jacksonville; Member, Medical Student Admissions Committee, UFCOM; Member, Curriculum Committee, UFCOM; Peer Reviewer, UFCOM, Jacksonville

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Medical Education; Mental Health Awareness & Destigmatization; Impacting our healthcare environment through physician mindfulness (for self & patient) and systems reconfiguration