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

Internal Medicine Scientific Program Committee

Reports to:

Senior Vice President, Medical Education


Advise staff in the creation of the scientific program for ACP's annual scientific meeting that will enable internists and subspecialists to maintain and advance their knowledge and skills for the benefit of their patients.

Composition (14)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; 13 members who, along with the chair, represent the following areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Rheumatology
  • Four General Internists (two each representing hospital and ambulatory medicine)

At least two positions must be filled by an Early Career Physician.


One two-year term, renewable once for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the CEO.

2019-21 Members

CAPT Patrick E. Young, MD, FACP, Chair
North Potomac, MD
Specialty: GE

Rachel P. Brook, MD
Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: IM

Robert K. Cato, MD, FACP
Merion Station, PA
Specialty: IM

Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP
Boston, MA
Specialty: ID

Daniel David Dressler, MD, FACP
Atlanta, GA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Stephanie S. Faubion, MD, FACP
Rochester, MN
Specialty: IM

Stanley B. Fiel, MD, FACP
Chester, NJ
Specialties: PUD, IM

Catherine Bree Johnston, MD, FACP
Bellingham, WA
Specialty: GER

Lillian F. Lien, MD, FACP
Ridgeland, MS
Specialty: END

Alice D. Ma, MD, FACP
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty: HEM

Elizabeth Selden, MD
Washington, DC
Specialty: IM

Adrian P. Sequeira, MD, FACP
Shreveport, LA
Specialty: NEP

William D. Surkis, MD, FACP
Wynnewood, PA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Alexandra S. Villa-Forte, MD, FACP
Shaker Heights, OH
Specialty: RHU

Staff Liaison: David Disbrow