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George Abraham named president of American College of Physicians

UMass Medical School Communications

August 13, 2021
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George M. Abraham, MD, MPH

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH has been named president of the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists. His term began on April 25 at the conclusion of the organization’s annual business meeting.

Dr. Abraham is professor of medicine at UMass Medical School; chief of medicine and emeritus president of the medical staff at Saint Vincent Hospital; and adjunct professor of medicine at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services. 

Most recently, Abraham served on the Board of Regents after his term as chair of the American College of Physicians Board of Governors. Prior to that, he was governor of its Massachusetts chapter. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.

He earned his medical degree from Christian Medical College in India and a master’s in public health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. 

His areas of professional interest and expertise include internal medicine and infectious disease.

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