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Volunteerism Committee

Reports to:

Member of staff designated by the EVP/CEO


Advise management in ways to engage ACP members in medical and nonmedical volunteerism activities at the local, national and international level.

Composition (14-18)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; 13 to 17 members, including two student members, two resident/fellow members and one early career physician; remainder of at-large positions comprised of general membership and governance, determined by management based on their advisory needs.  


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

2018-19 Members

Tracey E. Doering, MD, FACP, Chair
(Governor) Tennessee
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Tennessee
St. Thomas Health
Nashville, TN
Specialties: IM, GER

John E. Erickson, MD, FACP
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Maine Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Attending Physician, InterMed
Portland, ME
Specialty: IM

Sarah M. Kesler, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Specialty: Critical Care, IM

Jose A. Lozada-Costas, MD, FACP
Private Practice
Assistant Professor of Medicine, ad honorem
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
San Juan, Puerto Rico

John (Jack) D. Myers, MD, FACP
(Governor) Texas Northern
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Educational Affairs-Department of Medicine
Divison Director-General Internal Medicine
Baylor Scott and White Healthcare-Central Division
Texas A&M College of Medicine
Temple, TX
Specialty: IM

Avital Y. O'Glasser, MD, FACP
Portland, OR
Specialty: IM

Joan B. Ritter, MD, FACP
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Volunteer Medical Director, Arlington Free Clinic
Arlington, VA
Specialty: IM

Donna P. Seminara, MD, FACP
(Governor) New York Brooklyn/Queens/Staten Island
Island Internist
Staten Island, NY
Specialties: IM, GER

Charles Michael Soppet, MD, FACP
Dothan, AL
Specialties: IM, Hospital Medicine

Molly B. Southworth, MD, MPH, FACE, FACP
Endocrinologist Alaska Native Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
Affiliate of Alaska Professor of Biomedical Science
University of Alaska Anchorage/WWAMI Program
Anchorage, AK
Specialty: END

Banu E. Symington, MD, MACP
Chief of Staff
SLHS Magic Valley
Twin Falls, ID
Specialties: Hematology/Oncology, IM

Grant A. Turner, MD
Omaha, NE
Specialty: IM, Critical Care

Andrew N. Abboud (CSM)
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty: IM

Aaron Wolbrueck (CSM)
Fort Worth, TX

Romela Petrosyan (CRFM)
Greenville, SC

Carlos R. Simons-Linares, MD (CRFM)
Chicago, IL
Specialty: IM

Sarah Helen Sofka, MD, FACP
Morgantown, WV
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Marisa McCarren