Mastership Committee

Reports to:

Board of Regents


To nominate to the Board of Regents candidates for Mastership and recommend Mastership policy.

Composition (10)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; eight members, including one Regent, three Governors, and four other members who have received Mastership or Fellowship.


Chair, Vice Chair, and members-at-large serve one year terms renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, BOR.

2023-24 Members

Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Chair (Regent)
Chief of Internal Medicine
HVMA Somerville
Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases/HIV Medicine Specialist
Harvard Medical School Faculty
Boston, MA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Tammy L. Lin, MD, MPH, FACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Private Practice
Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
University of California, San Diego, Health Sciences
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ankush K. Bansal, MD, FACP, FACPM, SFHM (Governor)
Memorial Health System
Delray Beach, FL
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Michael S. Bronze, MD, MACP
DRB Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
OU Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties: Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

George D. Everett, MD, MS, MACP (Governor)
Assistant Dean
Loma Linda University and AdventHealth Orlando
Orlando, FL
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Tracey L. Henry, MD, MPH, MS, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine, Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ryan D. Mire, MD, MACP (Immediate Past President)
Associate Professor of Clinical Medical Education
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Nashville, TN
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Molly B. Southworth, MD, MPH, MACP (Regent)
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Medical Education, University of Alaska Anchorage/ WWAMI
Anchorage, AK
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Medical Education

Soma Wali, MD, MACP, FRCP
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Sylmar, California
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Catherine R. Womack, MD, FACP (Governor)
Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions
UT Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Meghann Williams,

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