Dawn DeWitt named Governor of British Columbia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP)

Dr. Dawn DeWitt

Dr. Dawn DeWitt

Dawn DeWitt, Professor, General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine; Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Fraser; Associate Dean, MD Undergraduate Program has been named Governor of British Columbia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.  The American College of Physicians  is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members include 141,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students.

Dr. DeWitt’s term will begin during Internal Medicine 2015 – the ACP annual scientific meeting in Boston, MA, April 30-May2.

Dr. DeWitt is currently the Governor-Elect in transition for the ACP Governor position. Governors are elected by local ACP members and serve four-year terms. Working with a local council, they supervise ACP chapter activities, appoint members to local committees, and preside at regional meetings. They also represent members by serving on the ACP Board of Governors.  She has been a fellow of ACP (FACP) since 1998. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. The main areas of professional interest for Dr. DeWitt include the medical education and diabetes.