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Council of Resident/Fellow Members

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Reports to

Board of Regents

Charge

Respond to requests from the Board of Regents, committees and staff for review of programs, products and services. Advise the Board of Regents and Board of Governors:

  • Enhancing the quality of internal medicine postgraduate training
  • Increasing the value of membership among Resident/Fellow Member members
  • Strengthening chapter level activities and relationships at residency/fellowship training programs
  • Aligning council activities with the College's Strategic Plan

Composition (14)

Chair, who serves ex-officio on the BOR; Chair-elect, who must be a member of the Council at time of election and who serves ex-officio on the BOG; 12 at-large members to be selected with consideration given to the College's Diversity Policy as well as training year, training program, and Chief Resident experience. All members must be Resident/Fellow members of ACP at the time of selection to the Council.

Terms

Chair and Chair-Elect serve consecutive one-year terms; members serve one two-year term (for a maximum of four years, if serving as Chair-Elect and Chair).

2020-21 Council Members

Jacob (Jake) Quinton, MD, MPH, Chair

Council term of service: 2017-2021
Specialty: Internal Medicine/Primary Care
Current position: Fellow
Current location: UCLA National Clinician Scholars Program, Los Angeles, CA
Twitter: @jakequintonMD
Email: jake.quinton@gmail.com


Frédérique St-Pierre, MD, CM, Chair-elect

Council term of service: 2018-2022
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Resident
Current location: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Twitter: @FStPierreMD
Email: st-pierre.frederique@mayo.edu


Joel R. Burnett, MD

Council term of service: 2020-2022
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Chief Resident
Current location: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Twitter: @JBurnettMD
Email: joel.burnett.md@gmail.com

Carlie S. Cerne, DO

Council term of service: 2019-2021
Specialty: Infectious Diseases
Current position: Fellow
Current location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Twitter: @carlie_cerne
Email: ccerne11@elmira.edu

Christin Giordano McAuliffe, MD

Council term of service: 2020-2022
Specialty: Nephrology
Current position: Fellow
Current location: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Twitter: @CGiordano1225
Email: christin.m.giordano@vumc.org

Arjun B. Gupta, MD, MPH

Council term of service: 2019-2021
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Resident
Current location: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Twitter: @ArjunBGupta
Email: arjunbgupta@gmail.com

Eddie Hackler III, MD

Council term of service: 2019-2021
Specialty: Cardiology
Current position: Fellow
Current location: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Twitter: @TheeBlackDoctor
Email: eddiehackler3@gmail.com

Stephen M. Hughes, MD

Council term of service: 2020-2022
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Resident
Current location: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio, TX
Twitter: @USN_DMO
Email: Stephen.m.hughes.2010@gmail.com

Pooja Jaeel, MD

Council term of service: 2020-2022
Specialty: Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Current position: Resident
Current location: University of California, San Diego, CA
Twitter: @PoojaJaeel
Email: pajaeel@health.ucsd.edu

Ashruta Patel, DO, MS

Council term of service: 2019-2021
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Resident
Current location: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Twitter: @Ashruta_Patel
Email: ashruta.patel3@gmail.com

Jacob Peoples, MD

Council term of service: 2020-2022
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Resident
Current location: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Twitter: @JacobPeoplesMD
Email: jpeopl@lsuhsc.edu

Romela Petrosyan, MD

Council term of service: 2019-2021
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Resident
Current location: University of South Carolina, Greenville, SC
Twitter: @RomelaPetrosyan
Email: romela.petrosyan@gmail.com

Christiana S. Shoushtari, MD, MPH, MS

Council term of service: 2020-2022
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Resident
Current location: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Chicago, IL
Twitter: @CShoush
Email: christiana.shoushtari@gmail.com

John S. Trickett, MD

Council term of service: 2020-2022
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Current position: Resident
Current location: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ
Twitter: @trickettmd
Email: johntrickettmd@gmail.com


Staff Liaison: Amy Allen Collins  aallen@acponline.org