Melanie Fisher, M.D., assistant dean for Continuing Medical Education, and professor of Medicine in West Virginia University’s School of Medicine, was recently selected for Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP).

ACP is a national organization of internists, the largest medical-specialty organization, and second-largest physician group in the United States. Its 152,000 members include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents and fellows.

The college offers 23 national awards and a number of Masterships each year recognizing distinguished physicians who have made significant and valuable contributions in the science and art of medicine.

After earning her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Fisher pursued her master’s degree from Harvard School of Public Health. In addition to her academic roles, she currently serves as director of the Global Health Program in the School of Medicine.