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In-Training Examination Committee


Advise staff on the development and implementation of an examination for internal medicine residents in accredited training programs in the United States that provides residents an opportunity for self-assessment; provides program directors the opportunity to evaluate their programs; enables program directors to identify areas of weakness in residents and to provide remedial assistance, and enables residents to track their progress over three years of residency training.

Composition (10)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; 10 members, who have experience writing examinations and including members from APM and APDIM.


One-year, renewable up to three times for total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the CEO.

2016-17 Members

Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP, Chair (ACP)
Baltimore, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Tauseef Ali, MD, FACP (ACP)
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialty: Gastroenterology

Todd D. Barton, MD, FACP (ACP)
Hospital of the Univ of Penn
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: Infectious Diseases

James F. Burke, MD, FACP (ACP)
Wynnewood, PA
Specialty: Cardiology

Catherine M. Chin-Garcia, MD (AAIM)
Palo Alto, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Pamela J. Fall, MD, FACP (AAIM)
Aiken, SC
Specialties: Nephrology

Robert B. Gibbons, MD, MACP (AAIM)
Denver, CO
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Mark J. Kahn, MD, FACP (ACP)
New Orleans, LA
Specialty: Hematology

James M. Neal, MD, MBA, FACP, FACE
Muncie, IN
Specialties: END, MTD, Diabetes

Nina Mingioni, MD, FACP (AAIM)
Assoc. Program Director Internal Medicine Res
Thomas Jefferson Univ Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Amy R. O'Brien-Ladner, MD, FACP (AAIM)
Div. Pulmonary Medicine
Kansas City, KS
Specialty: Pulmonary Diseases

Staff Liaison: Sean McKinney