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Clinical Skills Committee

Reports to:

Senior Vice President, Medical Education


To provide advice and guidance to staff for interactive education in areas of communication, physical examination, procedural, and interpretive skills, promotion of physician wellness, and enhancing systems based practice.

Composition (9)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician, eight members, one of which is designated for a recipient of the Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarship.


One year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the CEO. The position held by the recipient of the Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarship serves one, non-renewable, two year term.

2018-19 Members

Carlin H. Senter, MD, Chair
San Francisco, CA
Specialty: Sports Medicine, IM
Ola Al-Sous, MD
Canton, MI
Specialty: Hospital Medicine, IM

Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH, FACP
Boston, MA
Specialty: IM

Ryan Buckley, MD
Philadelphia, PA

Irina Z. Burman-Solovyeva, MD, FACP
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty: IM

Renee K. Dversdal, MD, FACP
Fairview, OR
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Paul F. Howard, MD, MACP
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty: RHU

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

Jason Williams, MD
D. Geffen School of Medicine - UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Staff Liaison: Sean McKinney