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Volunteerism Committee

Reports to:

Member of staff designated by the EVP/CEO


Advise management in enhancing medical volunteerism and increasing ACP members' participation in volunteerism/community service activities, especially those that are medically related.

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.

2017-18 Members

Eileen D. Barrett, MD, MPH, FACP, Chair (Regent)
Division of Hospital Medicine
Dept. of Internal Medicine
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty: IM

Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP
(Governor-Elect) Massachusetts
Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases/HIV Medicine Specialist
Harvard Medical School Faculty
Boston, MA
Specialty: ID

Andrew N. Abboud
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty: IM

Peter G. Curran, MD, FACP
Private Practice
Clinical Endocrinologist
Ketchum, IN

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

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

Dasom (Caroline) Lee
Norfolk, VA
Specialty: IM

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

Robert H. Lohr, MD, FACP (Treasurer)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine-Mayo Clinic
Consultant, Hospital Internal Medicine
Rochester, MN
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

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

Ted L. Sussman, MD, MACP
Houlton; ME
Specialty: IM

Grant A. Turner, MD
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: IM

Sara L. Wallach, MD, FACP
Fair Haven, NJ
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Marisa McCarren