Education Committee

Publication Committee

ACP Response to Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS)

Reports To:

The Board of Regents


Develop plans and strategies to create and/or disseminate scientific, clinical, and professional education and training addressing the learning needs of physicians, residents, students, and other health care professionals; develop or support educational policy to improve the quality, safety, and value of health care; and support the professional fulfillment of medical learners.

Composition (14)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; 10 members-at-large, to include: at least one Regent, at least one Governor, one medical student, one Resident/Fellow Member, and one Early Career Physician.  Strive for representatives from each of the following:

  • International Physicians
  • General internists: (2 from different areas: hospitalist, ambulatory medicine, or traditional)
  • Subspecialists
  • Practicing physicians (representing a variety of geographic locations and practice types)
  • Academics (3 from different areas: undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and dean or department chair)
  • Educational content expertise (e.g. instructional design, interprofessional education, clinical skills, quality and patient safety)

Two Permanent Guests (non-voting): A representative from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM); one non-physician community representative from the Patient and Interprofessional Partnership Committee.

The President and Chair of the Board of Regents are ex officio, voting members.

Terms - Chair, Vice Chair, and members serve one-year terms renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, Board of Regents. The early career physician, medical student and resident/fellow member positions are appointed according to the BOR-approved policy for council appointments.

2023-24 Members

Rebecca A. Andrews, MD, MS, FACP, Chair (Regent)
Professor of Medicine Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Director of Ambulatory Education, Internal Medicine Residency
Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Sarah E. Hartley, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Michigan
Superior Township, MI
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Leslie F. Algase, MD, FACP (Regent)
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Honeoye Falls, NY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, FACP, SFHM (Governor)
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, CCLCM of CWRU
Medical Director of Blood Management | Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Officer, Department of Hospital Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Beachwood, OH
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Sima S. Desai, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Christopher L. Knight, MD, FACP (Governor)
Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Jennifer R. Olges, MD, MPH, FACP (Governor)
Associate Professor
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Adrian P. Sequeira, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Shreveport, LA
Specialties: Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Richard M. Wardrop III, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Vice Chair, Academic Department of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Specialties: Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics

Eileen D. Barrett, MD, MPH, MACP, SFHM (Chair, Board of Regents)
(Ex-officio member)
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Omar T. Atiq, MD, FACP (President)
(Ex-officio member)
Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
Specialty: Oncology/Hematology

Nissma Bencheikh (CSM)
Medical Student
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
San Diego, CA

Saber Khan, MD (CRFM)
Internal Medicine Resident
Creighton University
Omaha, NE

Celeste Newby, MD, PhD, FACP (CECP)
Assistant Professor
John W. Deming Department of Medicine
Section of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Tulane School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Staff Liaison: Davoren A. Chick, MD, FACP