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Chapters Subcommittee


Reports to:

Executive Committee of the Board of Governors


Recommend to the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors strategies to encourage the growth, development, and effective operation of all chapters; foster an effective network among chapters, the Board of Governors and the national organization; and national support for chapter activities.

Composition (8)

Chair, who is a Governor; six members, who are governors; one member who is chapter staff.


Governor positions are one-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR. Chapter staff position is one-year, renewable one time for a total of two years.

2020-21 Members

Marianne C. Parshley, MD, FACP, Chair
(Governor) Oregon
Oregon Health and Science University
Providence Medical Group Gateway Internal Medicine
Portland, OR
Specialties: IM, GER

Leslie F. Algase, MD, FACP
(Governor) New York Upstate
Partners in Internal Medicine, LLP (private practice)
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY

Anne Furey Schultz, MD, FACP
(Governor) Illinois Northern
Clinical Instructor, Feinberg School of Medicine 
Medical Director, Northwestern Medical Group 
LAVIN 21 Primary Care
Chicago, IL

Cynthia Peacock, MD, FAAP, FACP
(Governor) Texas Southern
Associate Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Specialties: IM, PEDS

Priya Radhakrishnan, MD, FACP
(Governor) Arizona
Chief Academic Officer
HonorHealth Academic Affairs
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty: IM

Jairo H. Roa, MD, M Sc Ed, FACP
(Governor) Colombia
Associate Professor of Medicine
Universidad de los Andes School of Medicine
Director of Internal Medicine Training Program
Universidad el Bosque-Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota
Head Department of Medicine. Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota
Bogota DC, Colombia
Specialties: IM, PUD, CCM

S. Calvin Thigpen, MD, FACP
(Governor) Mississippi
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS
Specialty: IM

Sarah Luebbert (Chapter Staff)
Jefferson City, MO

Staff Liaison: Keirston Scott