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ACP Announces New Masters and Awardees for 2017-2018

The Awards Committee is pleased to announce that the Board of Regents has approved the following individuals and institutions to receive College awards and Masterships during the 2018 Internal Medicine Meeting. If you would like to personally congratulate any of the new awardees or Masters, please contact Meghann Williams, Administrator, Awards Program, by e-mail at, 800-523-1546, ext. 2714 or 215-351-2714.

Please join us in congratulating the awardees and new Masters.

John Phillips Memorial Award for Outstanding Work in Clinical Medicine

Phillip Gorden, MD, MACP
Bethesda, Maryland

James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distinguished Contributions in Preventive Medicine

Calvin Q. Pan, MD, MACP
Flushing, New York

Alfred Stengel Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to the American College of Physicians

Cecil B. Wilson, MD, MACP
Winter Park, Florida

American College of Physicians Award for Outstanding Work in Science as Related to Medicine

Richard W. Childs, MD
Bethesda, Maryland

Edward R. Loveland Memorial Award

Debra L. Ness
Washington, District of Columbia

Jane F. Desforges Distinguished Teacher Award

Auguste H. Fortin VI, MD, MPH, MACP
New Haven, Connecticut

COL Lisa K. Moores, MC USA, MACP
Vienna, Virginia

Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award #1 from The Rosenthal Family Foundation

Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, FACP
Needham, Massachusetts

Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award #2 from The Rosenthal Family Foundation

Project ASSERT
Boston, Massachusetts

Ralph O. Claypoole Sr. Memorial Award for Devotion of a Career in Internal Medicine to the Care of Patients

Joaquin G. Cigarroa Jr., MD, FACP
Laredo, Texas

Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Humanism in Medicine

Wendy S. Harpham, MD, FACP
Dallas, Texas

Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Teacher Award

Edward J. Filippone, MD, FACP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph F. Boyle Award for Distinguished Public Service

Andrew M. Slavitt
Washington, District of Columbia

Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service

Jatinder Kumar Mokta, MD, FACP
Shimla, India

Walter J. McDonald Award for Young Physicians

Devang Patel, MD
Ellicott City, Maryland

Joseph E. Johnson Leadership Award

Bharat Kumar, MD, FACP
North Liberty, Iowa

Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Student Educator

Yong Ki Shin, MD, FACP
Montesano, Washington

W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity and Access to Care

Jehan El-Bayoumi, MD, FACP
Washington, District of Columbia

Samuel Eichold II Memorial Award for Contributions in Diabetes

Silvio E. Inzucchi, MD, FACP
New Haven, Connecticut

ACP Award for Distinguished Contributions to Behavioral Medicine

Susan Wolver, MD, FACP
Midlothian, Virginia

ACP Award for Outstanding Educator of Residents and Fellows

Hasan Bazari, MD, FACP
Boston, Massachusetts

Steven E. Weinberger Award for Physician Executives/Leaders

Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP
Chicago, Illinois


Nancy D. Adams, MD, MACP
Farmington, Connecticut

Paul B. Aronowitz, MD, MACP
Mill Valley, California

James H. Baker, MD, MACP
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Lisa M. Bellini, MD, MACP
Voorhees, New Jersey

O. Joseph Bizzozero Jr., MD, MACP
Middlebury, Connecticut

Henry G. Bone, MD, MACP
Detroit, Michigan

John D. Bower, MD, MACP
Brandon, Mississippi

Jay C. Butler, MD, FAAP, MACP
Anchorage, Alaska

Abdul Jalil Chowdhury, MBBS, MD, MACP
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Kathleen A. Cooney, MD, MACP
Salt Lake City, Utah

William E. Davis, MD, MACP
New Orleans, Louisiana

Richard J. Duma, MD, MACP
Palm Coast, Florida

Elizabeth N. Eckstrom, MD, MACP
Portland, Oregon

Lisa L. Ellis, MD, MACP
Manakin Sabot, Virginia

Kristine E. Ensrud, MD, MACP
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ross D. Feldman, MD, MACP
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Melanie A. Fisher, MD, MACP
Morgantown, West Virginia

Nick Fitterman, MD, MACP
Northport, New York

John M. Flack, MD, MPH, MACP
Springfield, Illinois

Auguste H. Fortin VI, MD, MPH, MACP
New Haven, Connecticut

Alice L. Fuisz, MD, MACP
Washington, District of Columbia

Phillip Gorden, MD, MACP
Bethesda, Maryland

Nancy A. Hasenfus, MD, MACP
Brunswick, Maine

Kevin P. High, MD, MACP
Winston Salem, North Carolina

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, MACP
Springfield, Illinois

Mary M. Horowitz, MD, MACP
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, MD, MACP
Houston, Texas

Joel D. Howell, MD, MACP
Ann Arbor, Michigan

John F. Jackson, MD, MACP
Jackson, Mississippi

Cynthia A. Jumper, MD, MPH, MACP
Lubbock, Texas

Marc J. Kahn, MD, MACP
New Orleans, Louisiana

George H. Karam, MD, MACP
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Richard G. Lane, MD, MACP
Franklin, Tennessee

Eric S. Leith, MD, MACP
Oakville, Onatario, Canada

Mark Linzer, MD, MACP
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota

David T. Martin, MD, MACP
Newton, Massachusetts

Diana B. McNeill, MD, MACP
Durham, North Carolina

COL Lisa K. Moores, MC USA, MACP
Vienna, Virginia

Eileen M. Moser, MD, MACP
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Stephen M. Pastores, MD, MACP
New York, New York

M. Ameen Patel, MD, MACP
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Steven B. Pearson, MD, MACP
La Crosse, Wisconsin

Timothy E. Quill, MD, MACP
Rochester, New York

W. Gary Reed, MD, MACP
Dallas, Texas

Eileen E. Reynolds, MD, MACP
Lexington, Massachusetts

Gregory W. Rouan, MD, MACP
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rebecca T. Ruud, MD, MACP
Issaquah, Washington

Moro O. Salifu, MD, MACP
Brooklyn, New York

Stephen C. Schimpff, MD, MACP
Catonsville, Maryland

Jay M. Shames, MD, MACP
New Orleans, Louisiana

Stanley R. Shane, MD, MACP
Reno, Nevada

Robert C. Smith, MD, MACP
East Lansing, Michigan

Jerry L. Spivak, MD, MACP
Baltimore, Maryland

Robert J. Tanenberg, MD, MACP
Greenville, North Carolina

Jennifer C. Thompson, MD, MACP
Orlando, Florida

Bruce W. Usher, MD, MACP
Charleston, South Carolina

Sara L. Wallach, MD, MACP
Fair Haven, New Jersey

Steven H. Yale, MD, MACP
Gainesville, Florida

Michael A. Zimmer, MD, MACP
St. Petersburg, Florida