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Governance Leadership

President, 2014-2015 -
David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP

President, 2014-2015  David A. Fleming, MD, MA, FACPDavid A. Fleming, MD, MA, FACP, is the 2014-2015 President of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization. Dr. Fleming’s term began at the conclusion of Internal Medicine 2014, ACP’s annual scientific meeting.

Dr. Fleming has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 1986. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He has been active with ACP since 1980 when he began his membership. Dr. Fleming served on the Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee, most recently as chair, and served as vice-chair for the Health and Public Policy Committee. He was Governor for the Missouri Chapter of ACP from 2007-2011 and was Chair of ACP’s Board of Governors from 2011-2012. He has served on the Board of Regents for ACP since 2010. Dr. Fleming also received the ACP Evergreen Award for member outreach in 2009 and the Laureate Award for outstanding service to medicine and ACP from the Missouri Chapter of ACP in 2012.

Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Fleming earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri and his medical degree from the University of Missouri School Of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency, and chief residency training in the Department of Medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.

Dr. Fleming is currently a Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, where he also serves as Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Director of the MU Center for Health Ethics.

From 1999-2001, Dr. Fleming was an Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University in Washington, DC while completing a two year Health and Human Services Research Fellowship in Primary Care focusing on bioethics. He is currently a member of the Boone County Medical Society, the American Medical Association, the Association of Professors of Medicine, the Southern Society of Clinical Investigators, and the Southern Medical Society.

Dr. Fleming has received numerous awards for teaching and service, including the Distinguished Service Award of the MU Alumni Association, the Jane Hickman Teaching Award, the Robert N. McCallum Student Advocacy Award, and Faculty Member of the Year in the Department of Health Management and Informatics at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Additionally, he was named Prince Charitable Scholar in End of Life Care at Georgetown University in 2000 and Service Excellence Hero in 2009 from the University Hospital at the University of Missouri. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society.

Dr. Fleming’s publication credits include authoring and co-authoring over 60 peer reviewed journal publications and book chapters. He is also editor and author of the book, Care of the Dying Patient. He has also been invited to give numerous regional, national, and international presentations.

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Chair, Board of Regents, 2014-2015 -
Robert M. Centor, MD, MACP

Chair, Board of Regents, 2014-2015 - Robert M. Centor, MD, FACP

Robert M. Centor, MD, FACP, is the 2014-2015 Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization. Dr. Centor’s term began at the conclusion of Internal Medicine 2014, ACP’s annual scientific meeting. The Board of Regents is the main policy-making body of the College.

Dr. Centor has been a member of ACP since 1978, a Fellow of ACP since 1985, and a member of ACP’s Board of Regents since 2008. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He has served on many of ACP’s committees, including the Membership Committee, Finance Committee, Strategic Planning Committee and the Health and Public Policy Committee, which he chaired from 2009-2011. He was awarded the Laureate Award for outstanding service to medicine and ACP from the Alabama Chapter of ACP in 2009.

Dr. Centor is currently Professor of Medicine and Regional Dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus. Previously, he held numerous positions at the Medical College of Virginia, where he earned his medical degree and also completed his residency. He earned his undergraduate degree the University of Virginia.

He is a reviewer for several medical journals and has extensive publication credits to his name. Areas of special interest for Dr. Centor include the diagnosis and treatment of adult pharyngitis, and the clinical diagnostic process.

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Treasurer, 2013-2016 -
Robert A. Gluckman, MD, FACP

Treasurer, 2013-2016 - Robert A. Gluckman, MD, FACPRobert A. Gluckman, MD, FACP is the Treasurer of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.

Dr. Gluckman’s term began during Internal Medicine 2013, ACP’s annual scientific meeting in San Francisco, CA, April 11-13, 2013. As Treasurer, Dr. Gluckman chairs the ACP Financial Policy and Audit Committee and serves ex officio on the ACP Board of Regents. Dr. Gluckman will serve a three-year term in this position until 2016.

Dr. Gluckman has been a member since 1980 and a member of ACP’s Board of Regents since 2009. The Board of Regents is the main policy-making board of ACP. He previously served as governor for the ACP Oregon Chapter. He also served on ACP’s Health and Public Policy Committee and as Chair of ACP’s Medical Practice and Quality Committee and ACP Services Political Action Committee. Dr. Gluckman has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 1996. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award, National ACP Services Political Action Committee in 2010. In 2014, Dr. Gluckman was presented with the Laureate Award from ACP’s Oregon Chapter.

Dr. Gluckman is currently chief medical officer for Providence Health Plans, and served as chief medical officer for the teaching clinics at Providence Medical Group. He served on the faculty for Providence St. Vincent Internal Medicine Residency for 18 years, where he maintained an active internal medicine practice. Throughout his academic career he has focused on applying medical evidence to clinical practice, with an emphasis on increasing the value of care delivered to patients.

Dr. Gluckman graduated summa cum laude in 1978 from the University of Illinois and earned his medical degree in 1982 from the University of Chicago. He completed his residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and is board certified in internal medicine.

He is also a member of the Board of the Oregon Medical Association, and the Oregon Medical Insurance Pool.

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Immediate Past President, 2014-2015 -
Molly Cooke, MD, MACP

Immediate Past President, 2014-2015 - Molly Cooke, MD, FACPMolly Cooke, MD, MACP, is the Immediate Past President of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization. Dr. Cooke served as President of ACP in 2013-2014.

Dr. Cooke was elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) in 1986 and named a Master in 2014. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding career accomplishments and notable contributions to medicine. She previously served as President-elect of the American College of Physicians, and on the Board of Regents of the ACP since 2008; the Board of Regents is the main policymaking body of ACP. Dr. Cooke was also chair of the Board of Governors in 2009-2010. She also served as the Governor of ACP’s California Northern Chapter.

Dr. Cooke is a professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where in July 2012 she was appointed Director of Education for Global Health Sciences. She is an author of Educating Physicians: A Call for Reform of Medical School and Residency, published in 2010, and was the recipient in 2006 of the AOA Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, a national award given by the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Cooke is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, and completed her internal medicine residency at UCSF. She has been active in the educational, advocacy and governance activities of ACP both regionally and nationally. She has served on the board of the All-California ACP Services organization, which works with the legislature to advance the interests of internists and patients in California and served as well as Vice-Chair of the ACP Health and Public Policy Committee.

Dr. Cooke's medical practice focuses on the care of patients with HIV and other chronic illnesses. Her major professional contributions include seminal works in HIV ethics during the early years of the epidemic. More recently she has made advancements in medical education, establishing The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, a professional development program in the school of medicine at UCSF. Dr. Cooke was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies in 2013.

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Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2014-2015 – Charles Cutler, MD, FACP

Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2014-2015 – Charles Cutler, MD, FACPCharles Cutler, MD, MACP, is the Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Dr. Cutler served as ACP Chair of the Board of Regents during 2013-2014.

Dr. Cutler has been a Fellow of ACP since 1994. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding career accomplishments and notable contributions to medicine. He has been active in the advocacy and governance activities of ACP both regionally and nationally. He previously served as governor of ACP’s Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter and as a member of ACP’s Health and Public Policy Committee.

Dr. Cutler has been a member of the ACP’s Governing Council for Pennsylvania since 2002. He was a member of the Executive Committee of ACP’s Board of Governors from 2006-2008. Dr. Cutler’s publication credits include co-authoring “Achieving a High-Performance Health Care System with Universal Access: What the United States Can Learn from Other Countries,” published in Annals of Internal Medicine in January 2008.

Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Cutler has been a full-time practicing internist in Norristown, PA., since completing his residency in 1977. He is a member of Fornance Physicians, a multi-specialty group practice consisting of 85 doctors. From 1996-2002, Dr. Cutler was a clinical associate at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a former board member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and is currently a board member of the Montgomery County Medical Society.

Dr. Cutler was chair of the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Montgomery County from 2003-2006. He served as President of Victim Services Center of Montgomery County for two terms from 2002-2004 and served as a member of its Board of Directors for ten years. After earning his undergraduate degree from LaSalle College maxima cum laude in 1970 and his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in 1974, Dr. Cutler completed his internship and residency training at Temple University Hospital.

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President-elect, 2014-2015 -
Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP

President-elect, 2013-2014, Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACPWayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP, is President-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization. Dr. Riley’s term began at the conclusion of Internal Medicine 2014, ACP’s annual scientific meeting.

Dr. Riley has served as a member of ACP’s Board of Regents since 2009 and previously served as President of the Texas Academy of Internal Medicine – the Texas Chapter of the ACP and as Governor-elect of the Texas Southern region of the College. He also served as the first Vice Chair for the National Council of Associates and a member of the ACP’s Health & Public Policy, Financial Policy and Awards Committees.

Dr. Riley has been a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) since 2009, and was previously a Fellow (FACP) since 2000. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding career accomplishments, excellence and notable contributions to the art of medicine and is the College’s highest membership class. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to practice of medicine.

Currently, Dr. Riley is a Senior Advisor for the Association of Academic Health Centers, a clinical professor of Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and an Adjunct Professor of Healthcare Management at Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. From January 2007- June 2013, Dr. Riley served as the 10th President and Chief Executive Officer of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee where he also held the rank of tenured Professor of Medicine and Senior Health Policy Associate at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at Meharry.

He earned the bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a master’s in Public Health degree from the Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, the M.D. degree from the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and in 2002 the master’s in Business Administration degree from Rice University’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. After earning his medical degree, he completed residency training in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he began his career rising from an Instructor of Medicine to Associate Professor of Medicine and corporate officer as Vice President for Health Affairs & Governmental Relations. He is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners and is licensed to practice medicine in the states of Louisiana, Georgia, Texas and Tennessee.

Dr. Riley is a member of the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Arnold P. Gold Medical Humanism Society, Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society, the American Clinical & Climatological Association and the Society of Medical Administrators.

Dr. Riley is a proud native of New Orleans, Louisiana and prior to pursuing a career in Medicine, Dr. Riley served for five years (1981-1986) in three significant management and policy capacities as a mayoral appointee and close aide and confidant to New Orleans’ late legendary Mayor Ernest N. “Dutch” Morial, rising at the age of 26 to be Executive Assistant to the Mayor for Intergovernmental Relations, the youngest in the city’s history.

Dr. Riley’s primary areas of interest are general internal medicine, primary care, health disparities and health equity, leadership in healthcare, health professions education, public health, health care management and policy, academic health science center administration and government.

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Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2014-2015 –
Tanveer P. Mir, MD, MACP

Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2014-2015 – Tanveer P. Mir, MD, MACPTanveer P. Mir, MD, MACP is Chair-elect of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization. Dr. Mir’s term began at the conclusion of Internal Medicine 2014, ACP’s annual scientific meeting.

Previously, Dr. Mir served as a Regent on ACP’s Board of Regents. She has been a Master of ACP (MACP) since 2008. MACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. Dr. Mir served as Governor of the ACP Downstate III Region (New York) and served as Chairperson of the International Medical Graduate subcommittee and Associate’s Committee of the ACP New York Chapter. She received the Laureate Award of NY chapter of ACP 2001, which is awarded to Fellows and Masters of the American College of Physicians who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research, and in service to their community, their Chapter, and the American College of Physicians. She chaired the ACP Awards Committee from 2010 to 2012 and currently serves as Chair of the International Council.

Board certified in internal medicine, geriatrics and hospice and palliative medicine, Dr. Mir earned her medical degree from the Medical College of the University of Kashmir in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Currently, Dr. Mir is the Director of Outpatient Palliative Care at the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, a position she has held since 2012. After completing her residency in 1989, Dr. Mir became a Chief Resident and subsequently a faculty member at Nassau University Medical Center. She was the Associate Program Director in Medicine at the Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York from 1992-1999. From 2001 to 2012 Dr. Mir served in different roles at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System in New York. She was a member of the geriatrics faculty at the North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York from 2001-2006. She served as Senior Medical Director of the Hospice Care Network in Long Island from 2006-2009. From 2009-2012 she served as the Associate Chief of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York.

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Executive Vice President and Chief Executive -
Steven E. Weinberger, MD, FACP

Steven E. Weinberger, MD, FACP Steven Weinberger, MD, FACP, became Executive Vice President and CEO of the American College of Physicians (ACP) in 2010, after having served for 6 years as ACP's Senior Vice President for Medical Education and Publishing. An internist and pulmonologist, Dr. Weinberger is also Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Lecturer on Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Prior to joining ACP, Dr. Weinberger served on the full-time faculty of Harvard and Beth Israel Hospital/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for more than 25 years. He was Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Executive Director of the Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research, and Professor of Medicine and Faculty Associate Dean for Medical Education at Harvard. Dr. Weinberger has authored over 125 articles and book chapters as well as a popular textbook, Principles of Pulmonary Medicine, now in its sixth edition and available in several languages.

Dr. Weinberger received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and residency training in internal medicine at the University of California-San Francisco Medical Center, followed by fellowship training in pulmonary medicine at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. He is the recipient of numerous Harvard Medical School teaching awards. In 2001, he received the Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award from Alpha Omega Alpha and the Association of American Medical Colleges, and in 2008 he received the Clinical Educator Award from the American Thoracic Society Clinical Problems Assembly.

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