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. The Vice Chair position may be filled by a non-Governor if the Chair is a Governor.


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.

2023-24 Members

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

Marion M. McCrary, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Clinical Associate, Department of Medicine
Duke University
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Cyrus Askin, MD
Faculty Intensivist & Pulmonologist, Department of Medicine
William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Ft. Bliss, Texas
San Antonio, TX
Specialties: Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Medicine

Jacqueline Fairchild, MD, FACP (Governor)
Academic Hospitalist/Clinical Instructor
VA Medical Center
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty: Internal Medicine

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

Sonali L. Iyer, MD, FACP
Associate Clinical Professor
University of California Irvine
Diamond Bar, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Robert S. Jablonover, MD
Primary Care Physician
George Washington University
Potomac, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine

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

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

Staff Liaison:

Miguel Paniagua,
Colleen Poole,

To contact any of these individuals, please consult the Member Directory (members only) or request assistance from