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Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee


To formulate principles and policies on ethics, professionalism, and human rights for the Board of Regents, uphold high ethical standards in medicine and advise the College's Center for Ethics and Professionalism.

Composition (12)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; 10 members, including at least one Regent, at least one Governor, one Resident/Fellow member, one Medical Student, and one Early Career Physician member.


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, Board of Regents.

2018-19 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

Omar T. Atiq, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Regent)
(Governor) Arkansas
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Director, Arkansas Cancer Institute
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialties: IM, ON, HEM

John B. Bundrick, MD, FACP
(Governor) Minnesota
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Consultant in Medicine
Mayo Clinic
General Internal Medicine
Specialties: IM

Betty Chang, MDCM, PhD, FACP
(Governor) New Mexico
Executive Vice Chair of Internal Medicine
Vice Chair of Faculty Development and Inpatient Services
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties: IM, PUD, CCM

Lydia S. Dugdale, MD
Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine
Associate Director, Program for Biomedical Ethics
Yale School of Medicine
Hamden, CT
Specialty: IM

Thomas S. Huddle, MD, FACP
Birmingham, AL
Specialty: IM

Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA
Acting Regional Dean
Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Specialty: IM, ID

Mark A. Levine, MD, FACP (Regent)
Professor of Medicine
Assoc. Dean for Graduate Medical Education and
Designated Institutional Official
UVM Medical Center
Vice Chair for Education
Dept. of Medicine
UVM College of Medicine
Burlington, VT
Specialty: IM, Hospital Medicine

Paul S. Mueller, MD, FACP
Mayo Clinic
General Internal Medicine
Rochester, MN
Specialty: IM

Diana Jung (CSM)
Kansas City, MO

Neema Mohan, MD (CRFM)
Philadelphia, PA

Lt. Col. Joshua Hartzell, MD, FACP (CECP)
Potomac, MD
Specialties: IM, ID

Staff Liaison: Lois Snyder Sulmasy, JD,