About the Chapter


Ruth E. Weissberger, MD, FACP

Dr. Weissberger serves as the official representative of the College for the Connecticut Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Weissberger, read her bio.

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Empowering Connecticut Internists to improve the health of their patients and communities by promoting their professional satisfaction and development.

2022-2023 Officers and Committees

Ruth Weissberger, Governor
Steve Angus, Treasurer
Rebecca Andrews, Immediate Past Governor

Committee Chairs:
Amir Mohammad, Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Co-Chair, Program Planning
Diana Sewell, Chair, Program Planning
Naseema Marchant, Co-chair, Program Planning
Ben Cherry, Chair, Health and Public Policy
Anthony Yoder, Co-Chair, Health and Public Policy
Forugh Homayounrooz, Co-Chair, Awards
Rosemarie Fisher, Co-Chair. Membership, Awards and Nominations
Daniel Tobin, Chair, Resolutions
Sarita Soares, Co-Chair, ECP
Angie Kang, Co-Chair, ECP
Shaheena Shan, Chair, Resident/Fellow Members
Sujata Prasad, Practice Satisfaction/Physician Wellness
Varun Jain, Chair, Social Media
Jaclyn Cox, Student Liaison-Uconn, Chair, Medical Student Council
Ilene Rosenberg, Student Liaison, Quinnipiac
Barry Wu, Student Liaison, Yale
Heather Nisbeth, Medicare Carrier Liaison
Rupal Panchal, Co-Chair, Membership Committee

Connecticut Chapter College Awards

2023 Chapter Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2023 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. We are in the company of 54 other outstanding chapters. In order to achieve the Gold Level of the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet nineteen Bronze criteria, seventeen Silver criteria and multiple Gold level activities. Criteria include such activities as having a legislative action plan or agenda, holding a volunteerism/community service activity, holding multiple stand-alone meetings, having revenue sources outside of dues and meeting registration fees, implementing a strategic plan, implementing a formal recruitment and retention plan and measuring outcomes, conducting various activities for Medical Students, Residents and Early Career Physicians.

Chapter Excellence Award Gold

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