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Awards Committee


To nominate to the Board of Regents recipients of College awards as determined by the Board of Regents, nominate candidates for Mastership, and recommend award and Mastership policy.

Composition (10)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; eight members, including one Regent, one Governor, and six other Masters or Fellows.


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.

2019-20 Members

Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD, FACP, Chair
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Governor St. Primary Care Center
University Medicine Foundation
Providence, RI
Specialty: IM

Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
(Governor) Massachusetts
Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases/HIV Medicine Specialist
Harvard Medical School Faculty
Boston, MA
Specialies: ID, IM

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

Maria T. Carney, MD, FACP
(Governor) New York Long Island
Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Department of Medicine
Associate Professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY
Specialty: IM

Robert (Dobbin) T. Chow, MD, MACP
Baltimore, MD
Specialty: IM

Jeffrey B. Cole, MD, MACP
Chesapeake, VA
Specialty: Geriatric Medicine

Phyllis A. Guze, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties: IM, ID

Angela C. Johnson, MD, FACP
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties: IM, Hospital Medicine

Tammy L. Lin, MD, FACP
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Specialty: IM

Thomas G. Tape, MD, MACP
Professor/Division Chief
General Internal Medicine
Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Meghann Williams