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Medical Practice and Quality Committee

Charge

1) Provide recommendations to the Board of Regents regarding national, state or local public policies for improving access, payment, benefits, coding, documentation, and medical review; and 2) address issues related to the implementation of these policies in practice. Develop programs to support the quality, safety, value and affordability of patient care. Provide advice to staff on the policy direction of ACP’s interactions with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other relevant entities on these issues and advise the BOR of these perspectives.

Composition (12)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; Chair of Coding and Payment Subcommittee; nine members to include at least one Regent, at least one Governor, one Resident/Fellow member and one Early Career Physician member.

Terms

Chair, Vice Chair, 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.

2019-20 Members

Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP, Chair
(Regent)
Private Practice
Heritage Medical Associates
Nashville, TN
Specialty: IM

Jason M. Goldman, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
(Governor) Florida
Private Practice
Coral Springs, FL
Specialty: IM

Rebecca A. Andrews, MS, MD, FACP
(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

Peter Basch, MD, MACP
(Regent)
Senior Director, IT Quality and Safety, and National Health IT
Policy, MedStar Health
Washington, DC
Specialty: IM

Tanvir Hussain, MD, FACP
Vice President, Quality, Alameda Health System
Inpatient General Medicine Attending, Highland General Hospital
Oakland, CA
Specialty: IM

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

Michael (Doug) Leahy, MD, MACP
Summit Medical Group
Powell, TN
Specialty: IM

Marianne C. Parshley, MD, FACP
(Governor) Oregon
Oregon Health and Science University
Providence Medical Group Gateway Internal Medicine
Portland, OR
Specialties: IM, GER

Steven R. Peskin, MD, FACP
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Rutgers- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Director, Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
University Medical Center Princeton at Plainsboro
Senior Medical Director Clinical Innovations
Horizon Healthcare Innovations
New Brunswick, NJ
Specialty: IM

Louis S. Snitkoff, MD, FACP
(Governor) New York Hudson Valley
Chief Medical Officer
CapitalCare Medical Group
Albany, NY
Specialty: IM

Lawrence (Larry) Ward, MD, MPH, FACP
(Governor) Pennsylvania Southeastern
Vice Chair for Clinical Practice and Quality
Associate Professor of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Specialty: IM

Lyle W. Baker, MD (CRFM)
Tulsa, OK
Specialty: NEP

Joshua M. Liao, MD, MSc, FACP (CECP)
Seattle, WA
Specialties: Hospital Medicine

Staff Liaison: Brian Outland boutland@acponline.org