Awards Committee


To nominate to the Board of Regents recipients of College awards as determined by the Board of Regents, nominate candidates for Mastership, and recommend award and Mastership policy.

Composition (10)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; eight members, including one Regent, one Governor, and six other Masters or Fellows.


Chair, Vice Chair, and members-at-large serve one year terms renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, BOR.

2022-2023 Members

Marianne C. Parshley, MD, FACP, Chair (Regent)
General Internist in Primary Care and Palliative Care Training Center Site Faculty
Providence Medical Group- Gateway Internal Medicine
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Otis Gowdy, Jr., MD, MBA, FACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Medical Director
Internal Medicine Clinic
Meridian, MS
Specialty: Internal 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

Matthew B. Carroll, MD, MACP, FACR
Singing River Health System
Ocean Springs, MS
Specialty: Rheumatology

Phyllis A. Guze, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Carrie A. Horwitch, MD, MACP
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Seattle, WA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Robert M. McLean, MD, MACP
Associate Clinical Professor, Yale School of Medicine
Northeast Medical Group of Yale New Haven Health
New Haven, CT
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Judith A. Melin, MA, MD, FACP (Governor)
Division of General Internal Medicine
Beth Israel Lahey Health, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, MA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Cynthia L. Peacock, MD, FACP, FAAP (Governor)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ky B. Stoltzfus, MD, FACP (Governor)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Meghann Williams,