Council of Early Career Physicians

What is CECP?

The Council of Early Career Physicians (CECP) is a group of TXACP members that are within 16 years of graduation from medical school. Membership shall cover ACP membership categories of Member, Fellow and Master, but not Medical Student or Resident members. The mission of the CECP is to enhance the professional development and quality of life of early career physicians and fostering their involvement in College activities.   The CECP strives to reflect the Chapter's composition of academic and practicing, urban and rural, various ethnic, racial, gender, training and otherwise diverse backgrounds of internists.  If you are interested in learing more about CECP, please contact Nicole Abbott at the TXACP Business Office at (512) 370-1528 or via e-mail at nicole.abbott@texmed.org.

2015-2016 Council Leaders
Northern Co- Chair: Hani Yousif
Southern Co-Chair: Antonia Davidson

Northern Chair Elect: Vacant
Southern Chair-Elect: Santhossi Narayanan

Immediate Past Chair: Amy LaViolette
Julie Stephen
Cynthia Castillo
Jose Burgos
Cesar Albarracin
Jennifer Gonzales
Kimberly Sims


Interested in Becoming the next Northern Co-Chair Elect?

We are currently looking for candidates for the Northern Co-Chair Elect.  The Texas Northern Co-Chair Elect will serve as Co-Chair Elect for six months. As the Co-Chair Elect, you will participate on monthly conference calls, contribute to newsletter articles and observe the current Co-Chair. Once the Co-Chair’s term has ended, you will attend the three Texas Chapter of the ACP Board meetings held throughout the year. The Co-Chair elect will serve two years as the Co-Chair and one year as the Immediate Past Co-Chair. If you are interested in this leadership opportunity, please submit your CV and a brief summary of why you would be a good Co-Chair Elect to our chapter office contact, Nicole Abbott, Nicole.Abbott@texmed.org or call (512) 370-1528.  Make sure to send in your information by August 31, 2015.

The mission of the Council of Early Career Physicians is to enhance the professional development and quality of life of young physicians and to foster their involvement in College activities.  Throughout the year, CECP members host physician networking and mentoring events. 

CECP Resources

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Member Feedback Requested on ACP Resolutions

The 2019 Fall BOG Meeting is in September and members are encouraged to provide feedback via chapter survey by August 31.

Mark Your Calendar!

Texas Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting
October 25-27, 2019, JW Marriott San Antonio