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Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

From the November ACP Internist, copyright 2010 by the American College of Physicians

The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination the following candidates:

2011-2012 President-elect

David L. Bronson, FACP, Cleveland, Ohio

Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1969-1973

David L. Bronson, FACP

David L. Bronson, FACP

Residency: University of Wisconsin, 1973-1974; University of Vermont, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, Vt., 1974-1976

Certification: 1977 (internal medicine), recertified 1987; geriatric medicine, 1988, recertified 2000.

Present position: Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University; President and Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals; Chairman of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, 2007-2010.

Current patient care activities: 15%

Current activities in administration, research and teaching: administration 75%, teaching 5%, research 5%.

Previous and current ACP activities: Member, 1977-present; Governor, Ohio Chapter, 2003-2007; Governor-elect, Ohio Chapter, 2002; Board of Governors, 2002-2007; Chair-elect, Board of Governors, 2006-2009; Board of Regents, 2006-present (Executive Committee, 2006-2009); Vice-chair, Health and Public Policy Committee, 2004-2005; Vice-chair, 2008-2010; Strategic Planning Committee, 2006-2009; Vice-chair, Finance Committee, 2006-2007. Marketing & Communications Committee, Chair, 2009-2010.

Service in organizations other than ACP: National Research on Aging Panel, National Institute on Aging, NIH Report No. 82-2453-Consultant, 1981-1982; Society for Research and Education in Primary Care Internal Medicine, 1982-1985; National Board of Medical Examiners, 1984-2004; Chairman USMLE Scoring Committee, 2000-2003; USMLE Step 3 Item Review Committee, 2001-2004, Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine, 1990-1993; 2000-2006 National Diabetes Education Initiative, National Education Council; American Medical Group Association, 2004-present; Board of Directors Executive Committee-2007-2010; Secretary-2007, Treasurer-2008, Chair-elect-2009, Chair-2010; The Joint Commission, Board of Commissioners Accreditation Committee, Vice-Chair 2010.

Strengths, based on training and experience: Quality improvement, performance assessment and management, public policy, and medical education.

Incumbent Regent Nominees

The incumbents, listed in alphabetical order, nominated for a second term of two years to expire in 2013, are:

Robert M. Centor, FACP, Birmingham, Ala.

Medical School: Medical College of Virginia, 1971-1975

Robert M. Centor, FACP

Robert M. Centor, FACP

Residency: Medical College of Virginia

Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas (renal), 1978-1979

Certification: 1978 (internal medicine)

Present Position: Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, Associate Dean and Executive Director, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, Huntsville, Alabama.

Current patient care activities: 30%.

Current activities in administrative, research and teaching: administration 30%, teaching 30%, research 10%.

ACP Activities: Member, 1978-present; Fellowship, 1985; Scientific Program Committee, Va. Regional Meeting 1986, Medical Informatics Committee 1990-1994, MKSAP Planning Committee (Liaison from Medical Informatics Committee 1990-1994).

Charles Cutler, FACP, Merion Station, Pa.

Medical school: Temple University School of Medicine, graduated 1974

Charles Cutler, FACP

Charles Cutler, FACP

Residency: Temple University School of Medicine, 1974-1977

Certification: 1977 (internal medicine)

Present position: General internist at Norristown Internal Medicine Associates.

Current patient care activities: 100%

Previous and current ACP activities: Member, Governing Council of Pennsylvania Chapter of the ACP (PA-ACP), 2002-present; President PA-ACP Chapter C-6, 2007-2008; President PA-ACP Chapter C-3, 2008; Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee Representative from PA-ACP, 2004; Representative, Specialty Leadership Cabinet to the Pennsylvania Medical Society representing PA Chapter of the ACP, 2007; Member, ACP Health and Public Policy Committee 2006; Governor, Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians, Southeastern Region 2006-2010; Executive Committee, ACP Board of Governors 2006-2008.

Kesavan Kutty, MACP, Milwaukee, Wisc.

Medical School: Armed Forces Medical College, University of Pune, Pune, India 1970

Kesavan Kutty, MACP

Kesavan Kutty, MACP

Internship: Government General Hospital Madras Medical College, Madras, India, 1971-1972; Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1973-1974

Residency: Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1974-1976

Fellowship: Wood VA Medical Center, Wood (Milwaukee), Wisc., 1977-1979 (Pulmonary and Critical Care).

Certification: 1977 (internal medicine); Pulmonary Diseases (1980), Special Qualifications in Critical Care, (1991-2001), Added Qualifications in Geriatrics (1992-2002)

Present position: Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Clinical Family Practice, Medical College of Wisconsin. Academic Chairman of Medicine, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisc.

Current patient care activities: 20%

Current activities in administration, research and teaching: 30% administration, 50% teaching.

ACP activities: Member, Governor’s Council, 1994-2002. Member, Education Committee, 2000-2001; Member, Nominations Committee, 2003-2005; Member, Membership Committee, 2003-2007; Member, Governors’ Subcommittee on Nominations, 2003-2004; Chairman, Governors’ Subcommittee on Nominations, 2004-2005; Co-director, ACP Preparation for Recertification Course, 1998-2006; Faculty for Single-day SEP Course, 2004-2010: ACP Faculty and Representative, Ceylon College of Physicians meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2005; ACP Ambassador representative, Association of Physicians of India, 2008, ACP Ambassador representative, Bangladesh Society of Internal Medicine, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2008; ACP Ambassador representative, Sociedad Latin Americano Medicina Interna, Lima, Peru, 2009; College Representative, Washington Chapter meeting, 2009; ACP Delegate to AMA, 2008-present; Course Director, ACP Preparation for Recertification Course, Schaumburg, Illinois, 2007-current. Mastership, 2007; Regent, 2008-current; Treasurer, ACP Services, 2008-2010; Member, Publications Committee, 2009-2010; Member, Marketing and Communications Committee, 2009-2010; Member, Medical Services Committee, 2009-2010; President, ACP Services, 2009-current; Chair, ACP-PAC Board, 2009-current; Chair, Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee, 2010-2011.

Wisconsin Chapter: Treasurer, 1994-1998. Governor, 2002-2006. Laureate, 2006. Chairman, Membership Committee, 2006-present.

Regent Nominees

Governor Slate (One to be elected)

Nitin S. Damle, FACP, Wakefield, R.I.

Walter F. Schlech, III, FACP, Halifax, Canada

Non-Governor Slate (One to be elected)

Roger W. Bush, FACP, Seattle, Wash.

Kelley M. Skeff, MACP, Stanford, Calif.

The College thanks Richard L. Neubauer, FACP, whose term as Regent will expire, for his service and dedication.



2011-2012 Board of Regents Chair-Elect and Chair

At their November meeting, the Board of Regents will elect the 2011-2012 Chair-elect of the Board of Regents. Yul D. Ejnes, FACP, Chair-elect of the Board of Regents, and Virginia L. Hood, FACP, MBBS, President-elect, will assume office as Chair of the Board of Regents and President, respectively, at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting, at Internal Medicine 2011 in San Diego.



How the election works

The election of College Officers and Regents will take place by electronic ballot in January 2011 by the voting body of the Board of Regents and Board of Governors. Officers and Regents will take office at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine 2011, in San Diego.

Regent candidates may be added to the slate by petition. This requires the submission of biographical information, completed by the candidate, with a statement (maximum 150 words) indicating his or her qualifications for service. This must be accompanied by at least 050 signatures of Masters, Fellows and Members and must be received by the Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer no later than January 2, 2011.

To obtain a biographical sketch and candidate information sheet or for further information, contact Florence Moore, at (800) 523-1546, ext: 2814, or by e-mail.


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