Executive Committee of the Board of Governors

Charge

The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors shall act as a liaison between the Board of Governors and the Board of Regents, and as a steering committee for the Board of Governors. The link between Governors and the Executive Committee is maintained by class representatives, who are responsible for transmitting information from their constituents to the Executive Committee and from the Executive Committee back to the Governors.

Responsibilities include:

Developing or reviewing recommendations on all plans that require input, implementation or follow-up by Governors.

Mobilizing Governors to participate in national and local activities supporting College priorities.

Overseeing the resolutions process and carrying out specific duties as stipulated in the ACP Board of Governors Resolutions Process.

Transmitting recommendations of the Board of Governors to the Board of Regents as needed.

Planning the Board of Governors spring meeting and fall conference.

Overseeing the chapter dues process and the establishment of chapter dues rates.

Recommending two candidates, from among the third year Governors who have expressed an interest to run for nomination for Chair-elect of the Board of Governors, who, if elected by the Governance Committee, stand for election by the Board of Governors.

Overseeing and providing guidance to Local Nominating Committees on the candidate selection process for Governor-elect elections in their respective jurisdictions.

Acting as a resource in developing guidelines for election procedures for electing Governors-elect.

Composition (7)

Chair, who shall be the Chair, Board of Governors; Vice-Chair, who shall be the Chair-elect, Board of Governors; one representative elected from each of the four classes of Governors; and the Chair, Chapters Subcommittee.

Note: The Chair of the Chapters Subcommittee is appointed through the Board of Regents approved committee and council appointment process.

Terms

Chair and Chair-elect shall serve in those positions for one year; class representatives may be elected for a maximum of two, one year terms in that position.

2023-24 Members

Priya Radhakrishnan, MD, FACP (Chair, Board of Governors)
Chief Academic Officer & VP Social Determinants of Health & Heath Equity
HonorHealth
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Angela C. Johnson, MD, FACP (Chair-elect, Board of Governors)
Section Chief of Medicine, Professor of Clinical Medicine
LSU Medical Education and Innovation Center
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ruth E. Weissberger, MD, FACP (Chair, Chapters Subcommittee)
Program Director, Yale-Waterbury Internal Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale School of Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor, Frank H. Netter School of Medicine of Quinnipiac University
Waterbury Hospital
Waterbury, CT
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Class Representatives

Shmuel Shoham, MD, FACP (Class of 2024) (Governor)
Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Takoma Park, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Susan Y. Lee, MD, FACP (Class of 2025) (Governor)
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
State University of New York, Stony Brook
East Setauket, NY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Christopher L. Knight, MD, FACP (Class of 2026) (Governor)
Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Marion M. McCrary, MD, FACP (Class Of 2027) (Governor)
Concierge Primary Care Internal Medicine Physician
Clinical Associate, Department of Medicine
Duke University
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Joanne Ey jey@acponline.org

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