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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.

2017-19 Members

CDR Patrick E. Young, MC USN, FACP, Chair
North Potomac, MD
Specialties: GE, IM

Rachel P. Brook, MD
Iris Cantor-UCLA Womens Hlth Ctr
Los Angeles, CA

Robert K. Cato, MD, FACP
Merion Station, PA
Specialty: IM

Daniel David Dressler, MD, FACP
Atlanta, GA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine, IM

Jonathan J. Hogan, MD
Cherry Hill, NJ

Gregory C. Kane, MD, FACP
(Governor) Pennsylvania Southeastern
Devon, PA
Specialties: PUL, Critical Care

Lillian F. Lien, MD
Ridgeland, MS
Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism

Eileen M. Moser, MD, FACP
Hummelstown, PA
Specialties: IM, GER

Lawrence M. Phillips, MD, FACP
New York, NY
Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease

William D. Surkis, MD, FACP
Wynnewood, PA
Specialties: Hospital Medicine, IM

Banu E. Symington, MD, MACP
Twin Falls, ID
Specialties: Hematology/ Oncology

Michael J. Tan, MD, FACP
Akron, OH
Specialty: ID

Alexandra S. Villa-Forte, MD
Shaker Heights, OH
Specialty: RHU

Soma Wali, MD, FACP
Porter Ranch, CA
Specialty: IM

Stephanie S. Faubion, MD, FACP
Rochester, MN
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Barbara Licht