The Chapter Centennial Legacy Award celebrates ACP's centennial by recognizing one influential chapter member who served the chapter and made a significant impact on the chapter's viability. The award winner should exemplify ACP's core values, including leadership, excellence, respect, compassion, professionalism, and responsibility.
Marvin Forland, MD, MACP is a founding member of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 1969, and was awarded Mastership in 2000. Dr. Forland served as the Governor of the Texas Southern Chapter from 1991-1995, and chaired the ACP Associates Committee and the ad hoc Medical Student Activities Review Task Force. For the Texas Southern Chapter he served as the scientific program chair for two annual meetings, and co-directed three MKSAP Review Courses. He introduced the Chief Residents' Council and Breakfast to the annual statewide sessions and led the development of the statewide network of Associates' Meetings. In 1998, he received the Laureate Award of the Texas Academy Chapter of the ACP-American Society of Internal Medicine.