Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

Reports to

Board of Regents


Recommend to the Board of Regents effective strategies to assure integration of diversity and inclusion across the College’s governance and membership that is responsive to the changing environment and demographics. Such strategies should enhance professional development, foster diversity and involvement in College activities, and increase the value of membership for our diverse physician members.

Composition (16)

Chair, who is a member of the College with no other restrictions; Vice Chair, who is a Governor; twelve members, including one Resident/Fellow member, one Medical Student, and one Early Career Physician member. The Vice Chair position may be filled by a non-Governor if the Chair is a Governor.

The President and Chair of the Board of Regents are ex officio, voting 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.

2024-25 Members:

Joshua S. Hawley-Molloy, MD, FACP, Chair (Governor)
Chief, Division of Medicine
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
Landstuhl, Germany
Specialties: Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

Jamar Slocum, MD, Vice Chair
Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine
George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington, DC
Specialty: Internal Medicine

John D. Hall, MD, FACP (Governor)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University at Buffalo
State University of New York
Buffalo, NY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Arnaldo Lichtenstein, MD, FACP (Governor)
Assistant Physician, Department of Internal Medicine,
Hospital das Clínicas
University of São Paulo
Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Rejan C. McCaskill, MD, FACP (Governor)
Solo Private Practice
Newport Beach, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Parag H. Mehta, MD, MACP
Assistant Professor Cornell Medicine
Senior Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine
Chief Medical Information Officer
New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Manhasset Hills NY
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

Daniel H. Pomerantz, MD, MPH, FACP
Director, Ambulatory Care, Montefiore New Rochelle
Director, Palliative Care, Montefiore New Rochelle
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, Montefiore New Rochelle
Associate Professor, Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine (Palliative Care), Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New Rochelle, NY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Candace Sprott, MD, MBA, FAAP, FACP
Southern California Permanente Medical Group
Oceanside, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

William C. Turner, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Columbia University
Brooklyn, NY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Nita W. Walker, MD, FACP
Primary Care Provider
UC Health Montgomery
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Latonya B. Washington, MD, FACP
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Methodist North Hospital
Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare
Memphis, TN
Specialty: Internal Medicine

William E. Fox, MD, MACP (Chair, Board of Regents)
(ex officio)
Fox and Brantley Internal Medicine, PLC
Charlottesville, VA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Isaac O. Opole, MBChB, PhD, MACP (President)
(ex officio)
Professor of Medicine
Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Overland Park, KS

Emily Chong (CSM)
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Candidate
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Carlsbad, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Linh Tang Taylor, MD (CRFM)
Internal Medicine Resident
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Brittany Kizer Stovall, MD, FACP (CECP)
Assistant Clinical Professor
USCSOMG and PRISMA Health Upstate
Simpsonville, SC
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Adrienne White-Faines, Awfaines@acponline.org
Caroline Volgman, cvolgman@acponline.org

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