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Education and Publication Committee


Develop plans and strategies to create and/or disseminate scientific, clinical, and professional information addressing the needs of researchers, physicians, residents, students, and other health care professionals; develop or support educational policy to improve health and the quality, safety, and affordability of patient care.

Composition (13)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; 11 members, including at least one Regent, at least one Governor, one Medical Student, one Resident/Fellow member, and one Early Career Physician member. Strive for representatives from each of the following:

  • Subspecialty Fellows
  • Hospitalists
  • International Physicians
  • Subspecialists
  • Practicing physician
  • Academic (3 from different areas: students, resident education and department chair)
  • A representative from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) and a representative from the Association of Osteopathic Directors and Medical Educators (AODME). Each attends committee meetings as a guest.


Chair, Vice Chair, and members-at-large serve one-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, BOR.

2018-19 Members

Richard J. Simons, MD, MACP, Chair
Senior Associate Dean for MD Programs
Professor of Medicine
The George Washington University
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington, DC
Specialty: IM, GER

Rebecca Andrews, MS, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
(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

Gustavo R. Heudebert, MD, MACP
(Governor) Alabama
Professor of Medicine
Public Health and Medical Education
Designated Institutional Officer
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
Specialty: IM

Jennifer A. Meddings, MD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties: Medicine-Pediatrics

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

Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP
Durham, NC
Specialty: IM

Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP
Philip A. Tumulty Professor of Medicine
Executive Director, Ambulatory Services
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Specialty: IM

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, FACP
Boston, MA
Specialty: PEDS

John D. Thornton, MD, MPH, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Solon, OH
Specialty: Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Erik A. Wallace, MD, FACP
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty: IM

Steven X. Chen (CSM)
Indianapolis, IN

Brian L. Block, MD (CRFM)
San Francisco, CA

Ryan Kraemer, MD, FACP (CECP)
Homewood, AL

Sara L. Wallach, MD, FACP (AAIM Rep) (Guest)
Fair Haven, NJ
Specialties: IM/Geriatrics

Daniel Lazowick, DO, FACP (AODME Rep) (Guest)
West Chester, PA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Davoren A. Chick, MD, FACP
Diane Scott-Lichter