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Performance Measurement Committee

The Performance Measurement Committee oversees the performance measurement related activities of the College.

The Performance Measurement Committee develops and disseminates policies and strategies to encourage the use of high-quality, evidence-based performance measures to optimally guide the improvement of the quality of patient care and practice of Internal Medicine. The College also is deeply involved in the critical review and evaluation of performance measures developed by other organizations.


The Performance Measurement Committee is composed of physicians trained in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties and include clinical experts in performance measure development and evaluation, healthcare administration, and health information technology. The members represent a variety of health care settings including private practice, academic medical centers, large health systems, and the purchasing community.

Disclosure of Interest

Disclosures of Interest for all members and ACP staff are reported, discussed, and resolved at the start of each Performance Measurement Committee meeting and conference call.

View the most recent Disclosures of Interest.

Reports to:

Board of Regents


To lead, formulate, and oversee the development and dissemination of clinical policies related to performance measurement/measures to improve the value and quality of care and strategies to use performance measurement/measures to optimally guide the improvement of the quality of patient care, health of the population, and practice of Internal Medicine.

Composition (12-13)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; Vice Chair and 10 additional members. Immediate Past Chair shall serve for 1 year after his/her term expiration as a Chair, with no reappointment (maximum of 1 year). Strive for representatives from each of the following: Board of Regents; purchasing community; large health plan; physician expert in medical informatics; two practicing physicians.


One-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR.

2020-21 Members

Nick Fitterman, MD, MACP, SFHM, Chair
Executive Director
Huntington Hospital
Vice Chair, Hospital Medicine
North shore - LIJ
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hofstra University School of Medicine
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY
Specialties: IM, Hospital Medicine

Jacob T. Cross, Jr., MD, FACP, Vice Chair
A-Cross Medicine Reviews
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty: PED

Eileen D. Barrett, MD, MPH, FHM, FACP
Division of Hospital Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty: IM

Peter Basch, MD, MACP (Regent)
Senior Director, IT Quality and Safety, and National Health IT
Policy, MedStar Health
Washington, DC
Specialty: IM

Robert M. Centor, MD, MACP
UAB Huntsville Reg Med Campus
Huntsville, AL
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Andrew Dunn, MD, MPH, SFHM, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Mount Sinai Health System
New York, NY
Specialty: IM

Catherine H. MacLean, MD, PhD, FACP
Westlake Village, CA
Specialty: RHU

Robert M. McLean, MD, MACP
(Immediate Past President)
Full-Time Private Practice
Northeast Medical Group of Yale-New Haven Health System
Associate Clinical Professor
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Specialties: IM, RHU

Danny Allen Newman Jr., MD, FACP
Private Practice
Augusta University
Augusta, GA
Specialty: IM

Sameer D. Saini, MD, MS
Research Scientist, VA HSR&D Center for Clinical Management Research
Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Michigan Hospitals
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties: GE, IM

Paul G. Shekelle, MD, FACP
Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: IM

Sandeep Vijan, MD
HSR&D Field Program
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty: IM, Hospital Medicine

Staff Liaison: Amir Qaseem: