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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.

2017-18 Members

Heather E. Gantzer, MD, FACP, Chair
Park Nicollet Clinic
Methodist Hospital
St. Louis Park, MN
Specialties: IM/Hospital Medicine

Louis D. Saravolatz, MD, MACP, Vice Chair
(Governor) Michigan
Professor and Chairman
St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Specialties:  IM, ID

Rebecca A. Andrews, MD, FACP
(Governor) Connecticut
Director of Ambulatory Education
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Professor of Medicine
CT Institute of Primary Care Innovation
Farmington, CT
Specialties: IM, CD

Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP
(Governor-Elect) Massachusetts
Boston, MA
Specialties: ID/IM

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

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

Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Specialties: IM, ID

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

Ann B. Nattinger, MD, MACP
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties: IM/Hospital Medicine

J. Fred Ralston, Jr., MD, MACP
Fayetteville, TN
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Meghann Williams