Credentials Committee

Reports to: Board of Regents

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Approve Fellowship candidates and recommend policies to facilitate advancement to Fellowship. Establish and implement guidelines and procedures to ensure that the requirements of membership approved by the Board of Regents are met, and to evaluate and grant exceptions to membership applicants who do not meet the stated requirements

Composition (9)

Chair, who is an FACP or MACP; Vice Chair and seven members.


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.

2023-24 Members

Saba A. Hasan, MD, MACP, Chair (Regent)
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Capital Health
Warminster, PA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Thomas H. Gallagher, MD, MACP, Vice Chair
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Amy L. Davis, DO, MACP
Clinical Associate Professor & Independent Physician
Palliative Medicine & Supportive Care
Bryn Mawr, PA
Specialty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine

Parul M. Goyal, MBBS, FACP,
Medical Staff, Department of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Brentwood, TN

Lisa S. Inouye, MD, MPH, FACP (Governor)
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
Boise, ID
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Michael E. Lazarus, MBBCh, FACP, FRCP (Governor)
Section Chief, UCLA Hospitalist Service
Professor of Clinical Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Vipul Mahajan, MBBS, FACP, FHM
Medical Director Acute Care Services
Providence Medford Medical Centre
Medford, OR

Craig D. Nielsen, MD, MACP
Staff, Department of General Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Noelle A. Thomas, MD, FACP
Billings, MT

Staff Liaison:

Daisy Smith,
Brian Hammer,

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