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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.

2020-21 Members

Michael J. Tan, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Chair
Professor of Internal Medicine
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Lead Physician, Summa Health Medical Group, Infectious Disease
Summa Health
Akron, OH
Specialties: Infectious Diseases, IM

Angela C. Johnson, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
(Governor) Louisiana
Section Chief of Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Associate Program Director
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties: IM, HOS

Ankush K Bansal, MD FACP, FHM
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Specialty: HOS

Maria T. Carney, MD, FACP
(Governor) New York Long Island
Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Department of Medicine
Associate Professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY
Specialty: IM

Robert (Dobbin) T. Chow, MD, MACP
Baltimore, MD
Specialty: IM

Jeffrey B. Cole, MD, MACP
Chesapeake, VA
Specialty: Geriatric Medicine

Carrie A. Horwitch, MD, MPH, MACP
Clinical Associate Professor
Virginia Mason Medical
Seattle, WA
Specialties:  IM, HIV Care

Tammy L. Lin, MD, FACP
(Governor-Elect) California Southern Region III
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Specialty: IM

Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP
Philip A. Tumulty Professor of Medicine
Executive Director, Ambulatory Services
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD
Specialty: IM

Thomas G. Tape, MD, MACP
Professor/Division Chief
General Internal Medicine
Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Meghann Williams