Andrew Dunn, MD, FACP, to become Governor of Manhattan and Bronx Chapter of the American College of Physicians

Andrew Dunn, MD, FACP, Chief of Hospital Medicine has been elected Governor of the NY: Manhattan and Bronx Chapter of the American College of Physicians

San Diego, CA
 – April 4, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

Andrew S. Dunn, MD, FACP, has been elected Governor of the New York: Manhattan and Bronx Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization. His term will begin during Internal Medicine 2011, ACP’s annual scientific meeting in San Diego, Calif., April 7-9.

Dr. Dunn has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 2001. This honorary designation recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He is currently serving as 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. Dr. Dunn has been an ACP member since 1994 and served as a member of the Health and Public Policy Committee.

Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Dunn earned a bachelor’s degree before receiving his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He also completed an internal medicine residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he remained after completing his post doctoral training.

A resident of Montebello, N.Y., Dr. Dunn is a professor of medicine and Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. The areas of professional interest and expertise for Dr. Dunn include anticoagulation and thrombosis, as well as hospital quality and safety. He is also currently Chair of the Anticoagulation Safety Committee, Co-Chair of the Provision of Care Committee, and a member of the house Staff Advisory Committee for the Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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