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Meet the New Montana Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Montana Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Michael H. Spinelli, MD, 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. Spinelli will serve as the official representative of the College for the Montana Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Spinelli will be working closely with Dr. Gerstner (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.


Michael H. Spinelli, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: Medical College of Virginia, VCU

Post-Doctoral Training: Georgetown University Hospital

Certification: Internal Medicine

Present Position: Montana Veteran's Affairs, Bozeman CBOC

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Governor's Council

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2013

Other Appointments/Activities: Montana Governor’s Council, Crisis Standards of Care 2019; Designated Education Officer, Montana Veterans Affairs; Evidence Based Practice Committee, Montana Veteran Affairs; Director, 4th Year IM Clerkship, Montana WWAMI; Associate Director, Montana WWAMI

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Medical Education and Clinical Reasoning; Quality and Safety; Peer Review