Rahn, Hopkins, Only Arkansans and Two of Only 53 Physicians Worldwide Honored by American College of Physicians | UAMSHealth
April 11, 2017 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and Robert Hopkins Jr., M.D., professor in the UAMS College of Medicine have joined an elite group of physicians awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Rahn and Hopkins, director of the Division of Internal Medicine in the college's Department of Internal Medicine, were two of 53 internists from across the world to receive the honor at the ACP's annual scientific conference, the Internal Medicine Meeting, held March 30-April 1 in San Diego. They were the only two Arkansans to achieve Mastership this year. The last Arkansan to be honored was in 2012. Only about 850 internists, or just more than .5 percent, of 148,000 ACP members worldwide have been awarded Mastership in the College. "As the governor of the ACP Arkansas Chapter, I am very proud of the humanity and the services that earned both Dr. Rahn and Dr. Hopkins this high