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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 (16)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; 15 members who, along with the chair, represent the following areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Rheumatology
  • Five General Internists (two representing hospital and three representing ambulatory medicine)

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


Chair, Vice 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.

2020-22 Members

Ann R. Garment, MD, FACP, Chair
Brooklyn, NY
Specialty: IM

Joshua W. Allen-Dicker, MD, MPH
Boston, MA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Victoria Elizabeth Burke, MD
Metairie, LA
Specialty: ID

Christian T. Cable, MD, FACP
Temple, TX
Specialty: HEM/ONC

Hyung J. Cho, MD, FACP
New York, NY
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Ricardo Correa, MD, FACP
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty: END

Catherine Dubeau, MD
Lebanon, NH
Specialty: GER

Gregory C. Gardner, MD, MACP
Seattle, WA
Specialty: RHU

Jason M. Goldman, MD, FACP (Regent)
Coral Springs, FL
Specialty: IM

Lucinda A. Harris, MD, FACP
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty: GE

N. Kevin Krane, MD, FACP
New Orleans, LA
Specialty: NEP

Paul J. Mather, MD, FACP
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: Cardiology

Chrisandra L. Shufelt, MD, FACP
Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: Women's Health

Todd L. Simon, MD, FACP
Brooklyn, NY
Specialty: IM

Janice L. Zimmerman, MD, MACP
Houston, TX
Specialty: PUL/Critical Care

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 Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Boston, MA
Specialty: ID

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

Kerry A. Esquitin, MD, FACP
New York, NY
Specialty: CVD

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