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Meet the New Virginia Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Virginia Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Renee Y. Carter, MD, MPH, 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. Carter will serve as the official representative of the College for the Virginia Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Carter will be working closely with Dr. Henochowicz (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.


Renee Y. Carter, MD, MPH, FACP

Medical School Education: University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Training: Prisms Health-Upstate/University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Certification: ABIM

Present Position: Medical Director/Physician, VCU Health

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Co-Chair, DEI Committee; Member, Governor’s Council; Member, Health Policy Committee

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2010; Member & ACP Representative, American College of OBGYN Care Obstetric Care Consensus 2017-2018; Member & ACP Representative, Alliance for Innovation On Maternal Health Development 2017-2018

Other Appointments/Activities: Medical Director, Women’s Health Clinic, VCU Health; Member, Institutional Review Board, Virginia Commonwealth University

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Health Equity; Women’s Health; Improving enrollment of women of color into clinical studies