Geisinger physician receives Laureate Award

Dec. 8, 2009, DANVILLE – Dennis Torretti, M.D., FACP, Chair, Division of Medicine, and Associate Chief Medical Officer at Geisinger Medical Center, was recently named a recipient of the Laureate Award from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). He was honored at a dinner on Dec.5 at the Hershey Country Club.

The Laureate Award honors those Fellows or Masters of the College who have demonstrated by their example and conduct a commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research, and service to their community, their Chapter, and the American College of Physicians.

The ACP is a national organization of internists — physicians who specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment of illnesses in adults. It is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States. Its membership of 129,000 includes internists, internal medicine subspecialists, and medical students, residents, and fellows.

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