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Chapter News

Congratulations New Georgia Chapter Fellows

  • Shaylee R Dave, DO FACP
  • Kari L Esbensen, MD PhD FACP
  • Franklin Fontem, MD FACP
  • Lauri A Hicks, DO FACP
  • Ram, MD FACP
  • Steven T Williams, MD FACP

(March 2022) Congratulations to the Georgia Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


Support our Local Speakers at Internal Medicine 2022

Join ACP and your colleagues as we reconvene to meet our personal and professional goals. World-renowned faculty will present important topics and the latest evidenced-based clinical and practice information that invite you to discover new ways to improve your own techniques and patient care. Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 will also introduce a refreshed schedule and two plenary gatherings featuring must-see speakers.

We wanted to take a moment to shine a spotlight on this year’s Georgia Chapter Members who are serving as faculty:

  • Carlos Del Rio, MD Management of HIV/AIDS for the Internist - Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Kari Esbensen, PhD, MD Ethics Year in Review in the Face of COVID-19 and Other Challenges - Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Erin Fuse Brown The Role of Financial Profit in Medicine - Thursday, April 28, 2022
  • Theodore Johnson, II, MD Nocturia: Keeping Up With What Keeps Patients Up - Thursday, April 28, 2022
  • Karen Law, MD Mastering the Match for U.S. Students - Saturday, April 30, 2022
  • Danny Newman, Jr., MD Alternative Practice Models in Primary Care: Is It Time for a Change? - Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Stephanie Schmitz, MD Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Neurology, Psychiatry, and Metabolism/Nutrition - Thursday, April 28, 2022
  • Jason Schneider, MD Burnout: It’s a Leadership Issue - Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Jonathan Sevransky, MHS, MD Managing Blood Pressure in the Seriously Ill: The Highs and the Lows - Saturday, April 30, 2022
  • Vanessa Van Doren, MD Humanism in Medicine - Friday, April 29, 2022

BOR Action on Fall '21 BOG Resolutions

(December 2021) A summary of Board of Regents (BOR) actions on resolutions debated at the Fall 2021 Board of Governors (BOG) virtual meeting is now available. Resolutions initiated by ACP members and endorsed by a chapter council and the BOG become ACP policy when adopted by the BOR.

If you have an idea you'd like to suggest to ACP, consider submitting a resolution to our chapter.


Congratulations New Georgia Chapter Fellows

  • Sowmya Barrela, MD, FACP
  • Aftab Ahmed, MD, FACP
  • Camille E Calcano, MD, FACP
  • Matthew B Newcomb, MD FACP

(December 2021) Congratulations to the Georgia Chapter's newest Fellows. Fellowship in the College is an honor. Being an FACP® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.


We Salute our Chapter Award Recipients

2021 Chapter Award Winners

(November 5, 2021) In memory and honor of Walter J. Moore, MD, MACP, the Chapter Leadership award was renamed the Walter J Moore Leadership Award. View Chapter Awards Video here
Congratulations to all!


Congratulations to the following National Award Winners

(October 6, 2021)

Anne Schuchat, MD, MACP the winner of the James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine

Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, MACP the winner of the Alfred Stengel Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to the American College of Physicians

Teresa E. Clark, MD, FACP the winner of the Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service

Frances E. Ferguson, MD, FACP the winner of the W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Join me in congratulating them on this tremendous accomplishment.


 (May 3, 2021)