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Hingle elected to Royal College of Physicians of London fellowship

May 29, 2019

The Royal College of Physicians of London, a 500-year-old professional association of medical specialists from around the world, has invited Susan Hingle, MD, FRCP, MACP, associate dean for SIU Medicine's Center for Human and Organizational Potential and professor of internal medicine, to join its its elite fellowship. The invitation comes after a review by the Royal College of Physicians council and endorsements from Hingles's local and national colleagues. As a fellow, she will join in the Royal College of Physicians' goal of developing and coordinating globally-recognized assessments for physicians, strengthening health systems and improving medical standards around the world. 

A resident of Springfield, Hingle has served on the medical school’s faculty since 1998. She has previously has served as clerkship director and interim chair of the Department of Internal Medicine. Most recently, Hingle served as the chair of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Board of Regents; her term concluded in April 2018. She has also been chair of the ACP Board of Governors and governor of the Illinois Southern Chapter of ACP. She has earned many honors and awards, including the ACP’s Walter J. McDonald Young Physician’s Award, the Illinois Laureate Award, and the Golden Apple Award for outstanding teaching from the SIU Class of 2013.

Hingle earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and a medical degree from Rush University Medical College. She completed an internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, where she served as chief resident of internal medicine.