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Council of Resident/Fellow Members
CRFM Call for Nominations
The council has five seats open for this election cycle. Nominations materials must be submitted no later than November 22, 2016.
Respond to requests from the Board of Regents, committees and staff for review of programs, products and services. Advise the Board of Regents and Board of Governors:
- Enhancing the quality of internal medicine postgraduate training
- Increasing the value of membership among Resident/Fellow Member members
- Strengthening chapter level activities and relationships at residency/fellowship training programs
- Aligning council activities with the College's Strategic Plan
Chair, who serves ex-officio on the BOR; Chair-elect, who must be a member of the Council at time of election and who serves ex-officio on the BOG; 12 at-large members to be selected with consideration given to the College's Diversity Policy as well as training year, training program, and Chief Resident experience. All members must be Resident/Fellow members of ACP at the time of selection to the Council.
Chair and Chair-Elect serve consecutive one-year terms; members serve one two-year term (for a maximum of four years, if serving as Chair-Elect and Chair).
2016-17 Council Members
Lavanya Viswanathan, MD, MS, Chair
Lavanya Viswanathan is the current Chair of the Council of Resident/Fellow Members. She has been involved with ACP and served on several councils throughout her medical career and feels passionately about High Value Care and Cost Consciousness as it relates to medical education and training in addition to various health policy topics relevant to primary care. She also serves as a Major in the United States Air Force and has served abroad. At present, she is a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellow at Georgia Regents University (GRU) and serves as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS).
Fatima Syed, MD, MSC, Chair-elect
Christopher Aakre, MD
Ayeetin Azah, MD
Rahul Banerjee, MD
Sarah G. Candler, MD, MPH
New Orleans, LA
L. Austin Frederickson, MD
Mary Huerter, MD
John Hunninghake, MD
Krishna Juluri, MD, PhD
Susan Lou, MD
Alexandra Norcott, MD
West Haven, CT
Ravi Parikh, MD, MPP
Deep Shah, MD, MSc
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