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Membership Committee

Reports to: Vice President, Membership

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Advise management on approaches to promote and advance the continuing growth and diversity of all classes of membership and to ensure that all members can share in ACP's material and intellectual resources.

Composition (10-14)

Chair, who is the Vice-President, Membership; 8 to 12 members including general membership and governance, determined by management based on their advisory needs; one member who is Chapter Staff. (BOR approved 11/14)


One-year, renewable up to three times for total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the CEO. Chapter staff position is one-year, renewable one time for a total of two years

2016-17 Members

Philip Masters, MD, FACP, Vice President, Membership, Chair (Staff)
Philadelphia, PA

Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH, FACP
Boston, MA
Specialty:  IM

Mark K. Belknap, MD, FACP
(Governor) Wisconsin
Essentia Health-Ashland Clinic
Ashland, WI
Specialty:  IM

Jeffrey B. Cole, MD, MACP
Chesapeake, VA
Specialty: GER

Gordon L. Fung, MD, PhD, FACC, FASH, FACP
(Governor) California Northern
Clinical Professor of Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine
Director, Asian Health & Vascular Center
Director, Cardiac Services & Electrocardiography Lab
UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion
San Francisco, CA
Specialties: CD, Hypertension

Sara E. Hartley, MD, FACP
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty:  Hospital Medicine

Byron J. Hoffman, Jr., MD, FACP
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty: IM

Gregory C. Kane, MD, FACP
(Governor) Pennsylvania Southeastern
The Jane & Leonard Korman
Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
Chairman , Dept of Medicine
The Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson Univ
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: IM

Louis D. Saravolatz, MD, FACP
(Governor) Michigan
Professor and Chairman
Dept of Medicine
St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Wayne State University School of Med
Grossse Pointe Woods, MI
Specialties: IM, ID

Donna P. Seminara, MD, FACP
Island Internist
Staten Island, NY
Specialty:  IM

Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP
Baltimore, MD
Specialty:  IM

Samuel Calvin Thigpen, MD, FACP (CECP)
Jackson, MS
Specialty:  Medical Oncology

L. Austin Fredrickson, MD (CR/FM)
Akron, OH

Donna Seawards, CAE (Chapter Staff)
Anthem, AZ

Staff Liaison: Phil Masters,