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Global Engagement Committee

Reports to:

Board of Regents


Recommend to the Board of Regents approaches for the College to connect, support and inspire internists as members of the global internal medicine community.

Composition (11)

Chair; Vice Chair; two Regents; three Governors of international chapters, and four at-large members.


Chair, Vice and 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.

2019-20 Members

Joseph M. Li, SFHM, MD, FACP, Chair
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Med
Boston, MA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Nestor Sosa, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
(Governor) Central America
General Director
Gorgas Memorial Institute
Panama, Panama
Specialties: IM, ID

Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH, FACP
Boston, MA
Specialty: IM

Jose Bonamigo, MD, MBA, FACP
(Governor) Brazil
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Specialties: IM, HEM

Kenneth Leon Connell, MBBS, DM (UWI), PhD, FACP, FRCP (LONDON)
(Governor) Caribbean
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Cave Hill Campus
The University of the West Indies
St. Michael, Barbados

Dawn E. DeWitt, MD MACP
Spokane, WA
Specialty: IM

Jack Ende, MD, MACP
The Schaeffer Professor of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine of
The University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: IM

David A Fleming, MD, MA, MACP
Co-Director, Center for Health Ethics
CE724-UM School of Medicine
Columbia, MO
Specialties: IM, GER

Michael R. Kenyon, MBBCh, FACP
(Governor) British Columbia
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of British Columbia
ICU Site Chief
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Nanoose Bay, BC, Canada
Specialties: IM, CCM, Conflict/Disaster Medicine

Tiffany I. Leung, MD, MPH, FACP
Maastricht, Netherlands
Specialty: IM

Jairo H. Roa, MD, FACP
Bogota, Colombia
Specialties: PUL, IM

Banu E. Symington, MD, MACP
Chief of Staff
SLHS Magic Valley
Twin Falls, ID
Specialties: Hematology/Oncology, IM

Staff Liaison: Marisa McCarren