Clinical Skills Committee

Reports to:

Senior Vice President, Medical Education


To provide advice and guidance to staff for interactive education in areas of communication, physical examination, procedural, and interpretive skills, promotion of physician wellness, and enhancing systems based practice.

Composition (9)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; Vice Chair, who is a Governor; seven members, one of which is designated for a recipient of the Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarship.


Chair, Vice Chair, and members serve one-year terms renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, Board of Regents. The position held by the recipient of the Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarship serves one, non-renewable, two-year term.

2022-23 Members

Jason Williams, MD, Chair
Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Ruth E. Weissberger, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Program Director, Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale School of Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor, Frank H. Netter School of Medicine of Quinnipiac University
Waterbury Hospital
Waterbury, CT
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Cyrus Askin, MD
San Antonio, TX
Specialties: Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Medicine

John Hunninghake, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University
Windcrest, TX
Specialty: Critical Care Medicine

Andrea M. Labus, MD (Waxman Scholar)
Morgantown, WV
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Gigi Y. Liu, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Robert S. Jablonover, MD
Potomac, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Romela Petrosyan, MD
Fellow Physician
Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital & Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Specialty: Nephrology

Nathaniel Warner, MD
Richmond, Virginia
Specialties: Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease

Staff Liaison:

Miguel Paniagua,
Colleen Poole,