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Physician Well‐being and Professional Fulfillment Committee

Reports to

Senior Vice President, Medical Education Division


Provide ongoing advice to management to enhance member well‐being and professional fulfillment. This includes key input into current and future strategies and advocacy designed to promote the well‐being and professional fulfillment of internists and their clinical teams. The committee will also help identify opportunities for further integration of well‐being best practices into ACP initiatives.

Composition (13)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; one Regent; one Governor; one Medical Student Member; one Resident/Fellow member; one Early Career Physician member; one non‐clinician representative with relevant experience and expertise; six at‐large positions.


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. The early career physician, resident/fellow member, and student member positions are appointed according to the BOR‐approved policy for council appointments.

2020-21 Members

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, MACP, Chair
Professor of Medicine
SIU School of Medicine
Springfield, IL
Specialty: IM

Stewart F. Babbott, MD, FACP
Charlottesville, VA
Specialty: IM

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

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP
Executive Director
Texas Medical Home Initiative
Dallas, TX
Specialty: IM

Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., MACP
Assistant Dean for Educator Development
Director of the Educator Development Program
Co-Director, Center for Professional Health
Professor of Medical Education and Administration
Professor of Medicine and Public Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Specialty: IM

Bert Govig, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACP
(Governor) Quebec
Coalition pour l’Acquisition de Saines Habitudes – CASH
Canadian Society of Internal Medicine
Royal College Examination Board for General Internal
Amos, QC
Specialty: IM

Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP
Professor Department of Medicine and Medical Education
Assistant Dean for Well-Being and Medical Student Education
University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty: IM

Elisabeth Poorman, MD
Seattle, WA
Specialty: IM

Jonathan Ripp, MD
New York, NY
Specialty: IM

Jennifer M. Sweeney
Arlington, VA

Rachana S. Raghupathy, Dayton, OH – CSM

Jacob Peoples, MD, Baton Rouge, LA – CRFM

Lauren Nelson, MD, FACP, Omaha, NE – CECP

Staff Liaison: Daisy Smith,
Crissy Walter,