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; Vice Chair, who is a Governor; 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; five at‐large positions.


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

2022-23 Members

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, MACP, Chair
Professor, Associate Dean for Human and Organizational Potential
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, IL
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Daniel H. Pomerantz, MD, MPH, FACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Director, Ambulatory Care, Montefiore New Rochelle
Director, Palliative Care, Montefiore New Rochelle
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, Montefiore New Rochelle
Associate Professor, Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine (Palliative Care), Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New Rochelle, NY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Stewart F. Babbott, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine; Section Head, General Medicine
University of Virginia, School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA
Specialties: Internal Medicine

Jay Bhatt, MD, FACP
Chief Clinical Product Officer and Medical Director
Medical Home Network
Chicago, IL
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Charles J. Hamori, MD, FACP (Regent)
Partner; Voluntary Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Southern California Permanente Medical Group
La Mesa, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

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: Internal Medicine

Elisabeth Poorman, MD
Addiction Medicine Fellow
Seattle, WA
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Other

Jonathan Ripp, MD, MPH
Chief Wellness Officer
Sr. Associate Dean for Well-Being and Resilience
Mount Sinai New York, NY
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Jennifer M. Sweeney, MA
Health Care Consumer Advocate, Innovator and Entrepreneur
X4 Health
Arlington, VA
Specialty: Other

Miriam Zylberglait Lisigurski, MD, FACP
Medicine Clerkship Director / Leadership Thread Co-Director Nova Southeastern University,
Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency Training Program Aventura Hospital and Medical Center Aventura, FL
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Obesity Medicine

Connor Devoe, MS (CSM)
Medical Student
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Biddeford, ME

Adam Bumgardner, MD (CRFM)
National Capital Consortium
Bethesda, MD
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Psychiatry

Allison Ruff, MD, FACP (CECP)
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Daisy Smith,
Crissy Walter,