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American College of Physicians Convocation Ceremony

The Convocation of the American College of Physicians is an annual ceremony whereby the College recognizes and applauds its new Fellows and the recipients of various honors. It is a ceremony of tradition, transition, renewal, and celebration.

Invitations to the 2017 Convocation Ceremony will be distributed beginning in December 2016.

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017

Time: Convocation begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Location: The Convocation ceremony will be held in:
San Diego Convention Center
Hall D
San Diego, CA



  • Fellows elected since 2014 not yet inducted are invited
  • International Fellowship Exchange Program Awardees

Governors/Governors-Elect/Chapter Awardees

  • Current Governors
  • Current Governors-Elect
  • 2016 Chapter Award Recipients

Stage Party

  • Current and Past ACP Leaders
  • Current members of the Board of Regents
  • Current and Past ACP Executive Vice Presidents
  • Honorary Fellows
  • Special Representatives
  • New Masters
  • New National Award Winners
  • ACP Senior Staff


Convocation is a non-ticketed event, open to the public. All guests are welcome.

Please note: Convocation is a formal ceremony honoring the great achievements of the new Fellows and members of the Stage Party; guest conduct is expected to match the occasion.

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