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Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

From the November/December ACP Internist, copyright 2013 by the American College of Physicians

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

2014-2015 President-elect

Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP, Nashville, Tenn.

Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP

Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP



Education: BA, Yale University, New Haven, Ct., 1981; MPH, Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, 1988; MD, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, 1993; MBA, Rice University, Houston, 2002.

Residency: Primary care general internal medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 1993-1996.

Certification: Internal medicine, 1996, 2006.

ACP Fellowship: 2000.

ACP Mastership: 2009.

Present positions: Professor of internal medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; adjunct professor of healthcare management, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University; senior advisor, Association of Academic Health Centers, Washington, D.C.

Past positions: President and CEO, professor of internal medicine, and senior health policy associate for the Robert Wood Johnson Center for Health Policy, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tenn., 2007-2013; vice president, vice dean and associate professor of internal medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and assistant chief of medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, 2000-2006.

Service in organizations other than ACP: Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences; Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society; Gold Humanism Honor Society; American Clinical and Climatological Association; Society of Medical Administrators.

Incumbent Regent nominees

The incumbents, listed in alphabetical order, nominated for a second term of 2 years to expire in 2016, are:

Dennis W. Cope, MD, FACP, Simi Valley, Calif.

Dennis W. Cope, MD, FACP

Dennis W. Cope, MD, FACP



Medical school: University of Kansas, Lawrence, 1970.

Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, 1970-1973; chief resident in internal medicine, 1974-1975.

Fellowship: UCLA, endocrinology and metabolism, 1973-1975.

Certification: Internal medicine, 1973; endocrinology and metabolism, 1975.

ACP Fellowship: 1986.

Present position: Professor and chief emeritus, department of internal medicine, UCLA and Olive View-UCLA Medical Center.

Current patient care activities: Four months of inpatient ward attending with medical students and residents, outpatient care of panel of 75 patients.

Previous and current ACP activities: Board of Regents, 2012-present; Trustee, ACP Foundation Board, 2009-2012; Governor, Region I, 2008-2012; Governor-elect, Region I, 2007-2008.

Service in organizations other than ACP: President-elect, president and past president of the Association of Chairs and Chiefs of Internal Medicine, 2009, 2010, 2011; vice president and board member of the American Academy of Communication in Healthcare, 2007-present.

Areas of expertise: Administrative and executive experience; managed care experience.

Robert H. Lohr, MD, FACP, Rochester, Minn.

Robert H. Lohr, MD, FACP

Robert H. Lohr, MD, FACP



Medical school: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, 1976.

Residency: Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, 1976-1979; chief resident, 1980.

Certification: Internal medicine, 1979.

ACP Fellowship: 1989.

Present position: Consultant, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; assistant professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Current patient care activities: General internal medicine, floor practice, internal medicine resident continuity clinic, medical consultation inpatient service, preoperative clinic.

Previous and current ACP activities: Board of Regents, 2012-present; Governance Committee, 2012-present; Chair, Chapters Subcommittee, 2010-2011; Executive Committee of the Board of Governors, 2010-2011; Governor, Minnesota Chapter, 2007-2011; Governor-elect, Minnesota Chapter, 2006-2007.

Service in organizations other than ACP: Stewardship Committee, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Rochester; volunteer medical staff, Salvation Army free clinic; team leader for Mayo Global Health mission to Haiti (April 2011, November 2011, November 2012, May 2013); 9 years as medical director for the Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS); 7 years as vice chair, MCHS Board of Directors.

Areas of expertise: Access/reform, budget/finance, continuing education, management, policy development.

Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, FACP, New Orleans

Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, FACP

Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, FACP



Medical school: The Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, 1995.

Residency: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), 1998.

Fellowship: General medicine, UCSF, 2000.

Certifications: Internal medicine, 1998 and 2008; hospital medicine, 2011.

ACP Fellowship: 2002.

Present position: Professor of medicine, associate dean of graduate medical education, associate chairman of medicine and internal medicine residency director, Tulane University Medical Center; chief of medicine, Charity and University Hospitals.

Current patient care activities: Internal medicine hospitalist service, 4 months per year (33% time).

Previous and current ACP activities: Board of Regents, 2012-present; Public Policy Committee, 2012; “Teaching in the Hospital,” published by ACP Press, 2010; Walter J. McDonald Award for Outstanding Achievement, 2007; host and curriculum director, Louisiana and Mississippi ACP meeting, 2007; host and curriculum director, Louisiana Associates ACP meeting, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011.

Service in organizations other than ACP: ABIM Council, 2013-present; President, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2010; Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2010; Chair, American Board of Internal Medicine Hospital Medicine Maintenance of Certification Committee, 2009-present; Board of Directors, Association of Subspecialty Professors, 2009-2012; Board of Directors, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, 2007-2010; Board of Directors, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2006-2008, 2009-2011.

Areas of expertise: Graduate medical education finance; health care reform; student/resident selection of internal medicine as a career; building/sustaining hospitalist programs; maintenance of certification; medical education; hospital finance/management; conflict of interest policies; quality and patient safety.

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, FACP, Springfield, Ill.

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, FACP

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, FACP



Medical school: Rush Medical College of Rush University, Chicago, 1993.

Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 1993-1996; chief resident, 1996-1997.

Certification: Internal medicine, 1996, 2006.

ACP Fellowship: 2001.

Present position: Professor of clinical medicine; interim chair, department of medicine; clerkship director; associate residency program director, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Current patient care activities: General internal medicine ambulatory practice.

ACP activities: Executive Committee, Board of Regents, 2013-present; Board of Regents, 2012-present; Governance Committee, 2012-2013; Finance Committee, 2012-present (Vice Chair, 2012-2013); ACP-AAIM Joint Work Group, 2011-present; Chapters Subcommittee, 2011-2012; Executive Committee, Board of Governors, 2012-present, 2010-2011; Board of Governors, 2009-present (Chair-elect, 2012-2013; Chair, 2013-2014); Governor, Illinois Downstate Chapter, 2009-2013; Clinical Skills Committee, 2011-2012; Governor-elect, Illinois Downstate Chapter, 2008-2009; ACP Leadership Enhancement and Development Program Award, 2009; Walter J. McDonald National Award for Young Physicians, 2006; Volunteerism Subcommittee, 2003-2008 (Chair, 2006-2008).

Service in organizations other than ACP: Association of Professors in Medicine, 2013-present; Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2011-present; American Academy on Communication in Healthcare, 2006-present; Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine, 2004-present; Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, 2001-present; Association of American Medical Colleges, 1999-present; Society of General Internal Medicine, 1996-present.

Areas of expertise: Medical education, physician-patient relationship, interpersonal and communication skills, outpatient internal medicine, women’s health.

Governor slate (1 to be elected)

Carrie A. Horwitch, MD, MPH, FACP, Seattle

Mark A. Levine, MD, FACP, Shelburne, Vt.

Steven J. Walerstein, MD, FACP, East Meadow, N.Y.

Non-Governor slate (2 to be elected)

Talmadge E. King Jr., MD, MACP, San Francisco

Wendy S. Levinson, MD, FACP, Toronto

The College would like to thank Valerie E. Stone, MD, MPH, FACP, and Dawn E. Clancy, MD, MSCR, FACP, Regents whose terms will expire, for their service and dedication.

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2014-2015 Board of Regents Chair and Chair-elect

At its November meeting, the Board of Regents will elect the 2014-2015 Chair-elect of the Board of Regents. Robert M. Centor, MD, FACP, Chair-elect of the Board of Regents, and David A. Fleming, MD, MA, FACP, 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 2014 in Orlando.

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2014-2015 Board of Governors Chair and Chair-elect

Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, will take office as Chair of the Board of Governors in April 2014. Andrew S. Dunn, MD, FACP has been elected Chair-elect Designee for the Board of Governors. He will officially take office as Chair-elect in April 2014.

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How the election works

The election of College Officers and Regents will take place by electronic ballot in January 2014 by the voting body of the Board of Regents and Board of Governors. Officers-elect and Regents will take office at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine 2014 in Orlando.

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 50 signatures of Masters, Fellows and Members and must be received by the Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer no later than Jan. 2, 2014.

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

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