Samuel J. Evans, MD ’97 Named Local Governor of National Doctors' Group
Class of 1997 alumnus Samuel J. Evans, MD, MS, FACP, was recently named Governor of the Hawaii Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. The Board of Governors is an advisory board to the Board of Regents, and implements national projects in addition to representing members at the national level.
The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP membership includes 163,000 internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students.
Dr. Evans, of Honolulu, HI, is an internist and pulmonologist at Straub Hospital and Clinic (SHC), Hawaii Pacific Health, UH/JABSOM. After earning his MD at AUC School of Medicine, Dr. Evans received post-doctoral training at the University of Hawaii/ John A. Burns School of Medicine and the University of California Davis. He became a Fellow of ACP (FACP) in 2007. Fellowship is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.
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. Evans has been on the Governor’s Council since 1997, and has participated as a judge and speaker at ACP’s annual meeting and Podium Presentations. Between 2001-2003 Dr. Evans served as a Western Regional Representative within the National Council of Associates. In 2008 he served as a delegate to ACP’s annual Leadership Day. Treating Lung Cancer and Bronchiectasis are among Dr. Evans’ areas of expertise in the field of internal medicine.
Read more about Dr. Evans here.