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Internal Medicine Scientific Program Committee

Reports to:

Senior Vice President, Medical Education


Advise staff in the creation of the scientific program for ACP's annual scientific meeting that will enable internists and subspecialists to maintain and advance their knowledge and skills for the benefit of their patients.

Composition (14)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; 13 members who, along with the chair, represent the following areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Rheumatology
  • Four General Internists (two each representing hospital and ambulatory medicine)

At least two positions must be filled by an Early Career Physician.


One two-year term, renewable once for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the CEO.

2018-20 Members

Marc J. Kahn, MD, MACP, Chair
New Orleans, LA
Specialties: HEM, IM

Joshua W. Allen-Dicker, MD, MPH
Boston, MA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Hyung J. Cho, MD, FACP
New York, NY
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Ricardo Correa, MD, FACP
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties: IM, END

Alan W. Dow, MD, FACP
Richmond, VA
Specialty: IM

Gregory C. Gardner, MD, FACP
Seattle, WA
Specialties: RHU, Hospital Medicine

Ann R. Garment, MD, FACP
Brooklyn, NY
Specialty: IM

Sandra Abadie Kemmerly, MD, MACP
New Orleans, LA
Specialty: ID

Lynne M. Kirk, MD, MACP
Dallas, TX
Specialties: GER, IM

Christopher L. Knight, MD, FACP
Seattle, WA
Specialty: IM

N. Kevin Krane, MD, FACP
New Orleans, LA
Specialties: NEPHRO, IM

Paul J. Mather, MD, FACP
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: CVD, IM

Prateek Sharma, MBBS, FACP
Leawood, KS
Specialties: IM, Gastro

Chrisandra L. Shufelt, MD, FACP
Los Angeles, CA

Janice L. Zimmerman, MD, MACP
Houston, TX
Specialty: CCM

Staff Liaison: Barbara Licht