You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

You are using an outdated browser.

To ensure optimal security, this website will soon be unavailable on this browser. Please upgrade your browser to allow continued use of ACP websites.

You are here

Education Content Validation Committee

Reports to:

Senior Vice President, Medical Education


Review educational activities designed and proposed by chapters, joint providership partners, and internal College departments, to determine eligibility for the designation of CME credit by the ACP.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Determining each activity is in keeping with the College’s mission To enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine.
  2. Determining that each proposed activity meets the American Medical Association (AMA) definition of continuing medical education.
  3. Determining each activity was planned and will be implemented in compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Criteria and Standards of Commercial Support.
  4. Recommending adjustments needed to make an activity eligible for CME credit.

Composition (16)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; fifteen members.


One-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the CEO.

2010-21 Members

William E. Davis, MD, MACP, Chair
New Orleans, LA
Specialty: RHU

Alpesh N. Amin, MD, MBA, MACP
Thomas & Mary Cesario Endowed Chair of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Business, Public Health, Nursing Science
and Biomedical Engineering
Executive Director, Hospitalist Program
University of California, Irvine
Orange, CA
Specialties: IM, HOS

Brooks D. Cash, MC, USN, FACP
Chief, Gastroenterology Division
Professor of Medicine
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL
Specialties: GE, IM

Ricardo Correa, MD, FACP
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties: IM, END

Jessica Favreau, MD, FACP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA
Specialty: IM

Kelly P. Ferraro, MD, FACP
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado, Denver
Denver, CO
Specialty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Tatyana Gavrilova, MD
Montefiore Medical Center
Associate Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY
Specialties: IM, Allergy and Immunology

Eric H. Green, MD, FACP
Wynnewood, PA
Specialty: IM

Marc J. Kahn, MD, MACP
New Orleans, LA
Specialties: HEM, IM

Gregory W. Rouan, MD, MACP
Cincinnati, OH
Specialty: IM

Adrian P. Sequeira, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Clinical medicine
LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine
Shreveport, LA
Specialties: IM, NEP

Tushar Shah, MBBS, MD
Acworth, GA
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Elizabeth Nettleton