DR. ERIC HARDING INDUCTED AS FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS.
New Albany, MS– Eric D. Harding MD who practices internal medicine and pediatrics in New Albany, MS was recognized as a newly elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) in an awards ceremony on May 5th, 2016 in Washington, DC during the Internal Medicine Meeting, the organization’s annual scientific meeting.
Dr. Harding was recently elected a Fellow of ACP for achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. During this year’s ceremony, he and other internists took a pledge reaffirming their dedication to internal medicine. Dr. Harding also attended the annual scientific meeting to stay current with medical advances. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics.
After graduating summa cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University, Dr Harding earned a medical degree from Vanderbilt University. During medical school, Dr Harding was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, a national medical honorary society. He completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Vanderbilt University in 1995.
Dr. Harding founded the Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany (IM&PC) in 2003. IM&PC has been consistently recognized with “High Performance” awards for clinical quality for the past 8 years by the Practice Partner Research Network (PPRNet). At the annual PPRNet meeting held in Charleston, SC, IM&PC was recognized with the “PPRNet Mission Award” for participation in 3 research projects this past year. On February 1, 2014, PPRNet awarded IM&PC with the Practice Partner Research Network Certificate of Research Achievement- “Exemplar of Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records”
Dr. Harding is one of the cofounders of Agape Health Services, a free medical clinic that has seen patients with no health insurance since 2013. He has been actively involved in foreign missions with five trips to Satu Mari, Romania and two trips to Kumasi, Ghana.
Fellows are elected upon the recommendation of their peers and the review of ACP’s Credentials Subcommittee. They often use “FACP” – Fellow of the American College of Physicians – after their names in recognition of this honor.
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