J. Chad Teeters, chief of cardiology for Highland Hospital, was recently elected as governor of the New York state delegation of the American College of Cardiology.
Teeters will serve as governor-elect until March 2018, then as NYACC governor and president of the New York Cardiological Society from 2018 through 2020.
The American College of Cardiology is the largest organization of cardiologists in the world, with representation from each state and multiple international chapters. The New York delegation is the second largest in the ACC and is the oldest cardiological organization in the nation.
Teeters’ duties will include serving as a resource for state cardiologists and acting as a surrogate to the national board. He will serve on the national ACC board of governors, effective immediately.
Teeters joined Highland Hospital Cardiology in 2009. He is an associate professor of clinical medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed his residency in internal medicine at URMC, where he was chief resident. He completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at URMC.