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Volunteerism Committee

Reports to:

Member of staff designated by the EVP/CEO


Advise management in ways to engage ACP members in medical and nonmedical volunteerism activities at the local, national and international level.

Composition (14-18)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; 13 to 17 members, including two student members, two resident/fellow members and one early career physician; remainder of at-large positions comprised of general membership and governance, determined by management based on their advisory needs.  


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

2020-21 Members

Molly Southworth, MD, MPH, MACP, Chair
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Medical Education
University of Alaska Anchorage/ WWAMI
Specialty: END

Marvin J. Bittner, MD, FACP
Creighton University School of Medicine
Omaha, NE
Specialties: IM, ID

Elisa Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA
(Governor) Massachusetts
Chief of Internal Medicine, HVMA Somerville
Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases/HIV Medicine Specialist 
Harvard Medical School Faculty
Somerville, MA
Specialty: ID, IM

Sarah M. Kesler, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Specialty: Critical Care, IM

Jose A. Lozada-Costas, MD, FACP
Private Practice
Assistant Professor of Medicine, ad honorem
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Specialty: HEM

Jatinder Kumar Mokta, MD, FACP
Himachal Pradesh, India
Specialty: IM, END

A. Muruganathan, MD, FACP
Tirupur, India
Specialty: IM

John (Jack) D. Myers, MD, FACP
(Governor) Texas Northern
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Educational Affairs-Department of Medicine
Divison Director-General Internal Medicine
Baylor Scott and White Healthcare-Central Division
Texas A&M College of Medicine
Temple, TX
Specialty: IM

Donna P. Seminara, MD, MACP
Island Internist
Staten Island, NY
Specialties: IM, GER

Simranjit Singh, MBBS
Hospitalist, Indiana University Academic Health Center
Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Banu E. Symington, MD, MACP
Chief of Staff
SLHS Magic Valley
Twin Falls, ID
Specialties: HEM, IM

Rubin Thomas, MD
Jenks, OK
Specialty: IM

Grant A. Turner, MD
Omaha, NE
Specialties: IM, Critical Care

Emily Lee, Richmond, VA - CSM
Natalie Santa-Pinter, Tulsa, OK - CSM
Pooja Jaeel, MD, San Diego, CA - CRFM
Romela Petrosyan, MD, Boston, MA - CRFM
Avital Y. O'Glasser, MD, FACP, FHM, Portland, OR – CECP

Staff Liaison: Marisa McCarren