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American College of Physicians

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1915 at the American Congress on Internal Medicine.

"The American College of Physicians is a national organization of internists -- physicians who specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment of illnesses in adults. ACP is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States. Its membership of 126,000 includes internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and medical students, residents, and fellows."

Official Website:
http://www.acponline.org/

Location:
Philadelphia, PA

Founding Date:
8-Jan-1915

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steven C. Beering
Educator
1932   President of Purdue, 1983-2000
Michael S. Brown
Biologist
13-Apr-1941   Metabolism of cholesterol
Dr. Drew
Radio Personality
4-Sep-1958   Loveline
Julie Gerberding
Doctor
22-Aug-1955   Director, Centers for Disease Control, 2002-09
Lee Goldman
Doctor
6-Jan-1948   Goldman Index for cardiac risk
Joseph L. Goldstein
Scientist
18-Apr-1940   Hypercholesterolemia and cell metabolism
Pedro José Greer, Jr.
Doctor
15-Jun-1956   Gastroenterologist, RAND Trustee
Margaret A. Hamburg
Government
1955   FDA Commissioner
Bernard A. Harris, Jr.
Astronaut
26-Jun-1956   First black astronaut to spacewalk
William N. Kelley
Doctor
23-Jun-1939   Kelley-Seegmiller Syndrome
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
Doctor
1954   Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Victor A. McKusick
Scientist
21-Oct-1921 22-Jul-2008 Father of medical genetics
John Mendelsohn
Biologist
31-Aug-1936   Cancer researcher
Woodrow A. Myers, Jr.
Doctor
14-Feb-1954   EVP at Wellpoint, 2000-05
Gilbert S. Omenn
Business
30-Aug-1941   Professor, University of Michigan
David Satcher
Government
2-Mar-1941   US Surgeon General, 1998-2002
David J. Skorton
Educator
22-Nov-1949   President, Cornell University
Helen B. Taussig
Doctor
24-May-1898 20-May-1986 Mother of pediatric cardiology
Samuel O. Thier
Doctor
23-Jun-1937   CEO of Massachusetts General, 1996-2002
Aldona Wos
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Estonia, 2004-06


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