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Education Committee

Publication Committee

ACP Response to Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS)

Reports To:

The Board of Regents


Develop plans and strategies to create and/or disseminate scientific, clinical, and professional education and training addressing the learning needs of physicians, residents, students, and other health care professionals; develop or support educational policy to improve the quality, safety, and value of health care; and support the professional fulfillment of medical learners.

Composition (14)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; 10 members-at-large, to include: at least one Regent, at least one Governor, one medical student, one Resident/Fellow Member, and one Early Career Physician.  Strive for representatives from each of the following:

  • International Physicians
  • General internists: (2 from different areas: hospitalist, ambulatory medicine, or traditional)
  • Subspecialists
  • Practicing physicians (representing a variety of geographic locations and practice types)
  • Academics (3 from different areas: undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and dean or department chair)
  • Educational content expertise (e.g. instructional design, interprofessional education, clinical skills, quality and patient safety)

Two Permanent Guests (non-voting): A representative from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM); one non-physician community representative from the Patient and Interprofessional Partnership Committee.

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

Terms - Chair, Vice-Chair, and members-at-large serve one-year terms renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, Board of Regents.

2021-22 Members

Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP, Chair (Regent)
Philip A. Tumulty Professor of Medicine
Executive Director, Ambulatory Services
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Specialty: IM

G. Waldon Garriss, III, MD, MS, FAAP, MACP (Governor)
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center
Marietta, GA
Specialty: IM, PEDS

Pankaj Agrawal, MD
Program Director
South Georgia Medical Center
Valdosta, GA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Laura M. Davisson, MD, MPH, FACP (Governor)
Associate Professor
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, WV
Specialty: Internal Medicine/Other

John M. Flack, MD, MPH, MACP (Regent)
Professor and Chair of Department of Internal Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, IL
Specialties: HTN, Cardiovascular Epidemiologist

Sarah E. Hartley, MD, FACP (Governor-elect)
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Michigan
Superior Township, MI
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Adrian P. Sequeira, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Shreveport, LA
Specialty: Nephrology/Internal Medicine

Jenny R. Silberger, MD, FACP (Governor)
Westside Lead, SNF Program; CCQM Lead and Quality Assurance Physician Consultant
NW Permanente P.C.
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Richard M. Wardrop III, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
St. Dominic's Hospital / William Carey School of Osteopathic Medicine
Madison, MS
Specialty: Hospital Medicine/Pediatrics

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA (President)
(Ex-Officio member)
Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Infectious diseases

Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP (Chair, Board of Regents)
(Ex-Officio member)
Professor of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
Specialty: Internal Medicine

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

Meredith Cobb (CSM)
Medical Student
University of Mississippi
Jackson, MS

Courtney Harris, MD (CRFM)
Fellow, Infectious Disease
Massachusetts General Hospital & Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brookline, MA

Ricardo Correa, MD, EsD, FACP (CECP)
Endocrinology fellowship program director and Director for diversity of GME
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism

Staff Liaison: Davoren A. Chick, MD, FACP