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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.

2020-21 Members

Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP, Chair
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

John (Jack) D. Myers, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
(Governor) Texas Northern
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Educational Affairs-Department of Medicine
Divison Director-General Internal Medicine
Baylor Scott and White Healthcare-Central Division
Texas A&M College of Medicine
Temple, TX
Specialty: IM

Laura Davisson, MD, MPH, FACP
(Governor) West Virginia
Associate Professor
WVU School of Medicine
Morgantown, WV
Specialty: IM

Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., MACP
Assistant Dean for Educator Development
Director of the Educator Development Program
Co-Director, Center for Professional Health
Professor of Medical Education and Administration
Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Specialty: IM

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

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

Doron Schneider, MD, FACP
Dresher, PA
Specialty: IM

Erik A. Wallace, MD, FACP
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty: IM

Richard M. Wardrop, III, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP
Professor and Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Development
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Medicine
Jackson, MS
Specialty: PEDs

Jacqueline W. Fincher, MD, MACP (President)
(Ex-officio Member)
Managing Partner
McDuffie Medical Associates
Thomson, GA
Specialty: IM

Heather E. Gantzer, MD, MACP (Chair, Board of Regents)
(Ex-officio Member)
Internist, General Internal Medicine
Park Nicollet Clinic
Nocturnist, Park Nicollet Hospitalist Program
Methodist Hospital
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties: IM, Hospital Medicine

Emily Rose, Shaker Heights, OH – CSM
Joel Burnett, MD, Portland, OR - CRFM
Ricardo Correa, MD, EsD, FACP, Phoenix, AZ  – CECP

Staff Liaison: Davoren A. Chick, MD, FACP