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Governance Leadership

 

President, 2021-2022 - George M. Abraham, MD, FACP, FIDSA

President, 2021-2022, George M. Abraham, MD, FACP, FIDSA

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, has been named President of the American College of Physicians (ACP) representing internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students.

A resident of Shrewsbury, MA, Dr. Abraham is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Chief of Medicine and Emeritus President of the Medical staff at Saint Vincent Hospital, and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services.

Dr. Abraham has served ACP in many capacities including his time on the Board of Governors as Governor of the Massachusetts Chapter, followed by election as Chair of the Board of Governors. The Board of Governors is an advisory board to the Board of Regents and implements national projects in addition to representing members at the national level. He continued on the Board of Regents where he was elected as President-elect for a one-year term prior to becoming President.

Dr. Abraham is a Fellow of ACP (FACP), an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.

He earned his medical degree from Christian Medical College in India and a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

Dr. Abraham’s areas of professional interest and expertise include internal medicine and infectious disease.

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Chair, Board of Regents, 2021-2022 - Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP

Chair, Board of Regents, 2020-2021, Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP

Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP, has been named Chair, Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP) representing internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. The Board of Regents is the main policy making body for the College.

A resident of Portland, OR, Dr. Cooney is a Professor of Medicine at the Oregon Health and Sciences University and staff physician at the Portland VA Medical Center.

Dr. Cooney has served ACP in many capacities including his time on the Board of Governors as Governor of the Oregon Chapter, followed by election as Chair of the Board of Governors. The Board of Governors is an advisory board to the Board of Regents and implements national projects in addition to representing members at the national level. He continued on the Board of Regents where he was elected as Chair-elect, Board of Regents for a one-year term prior to becoming Chair.

In addition, Dr. Cooney previously served as the Chair of ACP’s Health and Public Policy and Vice-Chair of ACP’s Education and Publication Committees.

Dr. Cooney was elected to Mastership in in 2010, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments and notable contributions to medicine.

He attended medical school at Georgetown University. His areas of professional interest are medical education, physician workforce, and other health policy issues, particularly health care financing.

 

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Treasurer, 2021-2022 - Gregory C. Kane, MD, MACP

Treasurer, 2019-2020, Gregory C. Kane, MD, MACP

Gregory C. Kane, MD, MACP, is Treasurer of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.

Dr. Kane is a Governor for ACP's Southeastern Pennsylvania Region. He has been active at the local level as the Membership Chair of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Region as well as a Council Member and Chair of the Nominating Committee. He has hosted Doctor's Dilemma at ACP's annual Internal Medicine Meeting and was a member of the Awards Committee. He was awarded Mastership in ACP (MACP) in 2018, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments.

He has served on the Scientific Planning Committee for Internal Medicine Meeting 2017, the Health and Public Policy Committee, and the Membership Committee.

Dr. Kane is the Jane and Leonard Korman Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, a position he has held since 2011.  He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and completed his residency at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, PA. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and pulmonary diseases.

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Immediate Past President, 2021-2022 - Jacqueline W. Fincher, MD, MACP

Immediate Past President, 2021-2022, Jacqueline W. Fincher, MD, MACP

Jacqueline Winfield Fincher, MD, MACP, is the Immediate Past President of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.

A resident of Thomson, GA, Dr. Fincher is a Partner at Center for Primary Care – McDuffie Medical in Thomson, where she has practiced medicine since 1988. She has served on ACP’s Board of Regents since 2015, and was Governor of ACP’s Georgia Chapter from 2011-2015. Dr. Fincher served Chair of ACP’s Medical Practice and Quality Committee (MPQC) for two years and also served for two years as the Vice Chair of ACP’s Health and Public Policy Committee.

She received Mastership in ACP in 2011, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments. Dr. Fincher also served as Chair of ACP’s Medical Practice and Quality Committee.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Fincher earned a bachelor’s degree from Oral Roberts University and a medical degree from Medical College of Georgia. She completed her internship and residency training at Medical College of Georgia, (now Augusta University).

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Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2021-2022 - Heather E. Gantzer, MD, MACP

Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2021-2022, Heather E. Gantzer, MD, MACP

Heather E. Gantzer, MD, MACP, is the Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. The Board of Regents is the main policy-making body of the College.

A resident of Minneapolis, MN, Dr. Gantzer is a physician in St. Louis Park, MN. Dr. Gantzer received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and also studied at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England. She received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, completed her internship and residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN and then served as chief resident there. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine, has an Internal Medicine primary care clinic practice at Park Nicollet Clinic and also practices hospital medicine as a nocturnist at Methodist Hospital.


Prior to her term as Chair of ACP’s Board of Regents, she served on the Board or Regents and was Governor of ACP’s Minnesota Chapter from 2011 to 2015. She received the Minnesota Chapter’s Laureate Award in 2008. Dr. Gantzer has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 2000, which is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine and then was elected to Mastership in ACP in 2020, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments

 

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President-elect, 2021-2022 - Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP

President-elect, 2021-2022, Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP

Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP, is President-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP) representing internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students.  

Dr. Mire will be the fourth African-American physician to serve in the office President following the distinguished Gerald E. Thomson, M.D., MACP (1995-96), Charles K. Francis, M.D., MACP (2004-2005), and Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP (2015-2016).

A proud native of New Orleans, LA, but current resident of Nashville, TN, Dr. Mire is a private practice internal medicine physician, past-President of Heritage Medical Associates, and holds an academic appointment as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Education for the University of Tennessee Health College of Medicine.  He has served as the Vice Chief of Medicine and Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at Ascension St. Thomas West Hospital.                         

Dr. Mire has served on the ACP Board of Regents since 2017.  He chaired ACP’s Medical Practice and Quality Committee for two consecutive years and served on other committees during his Regent term.  He was also the national Chair of the ACP Council of Young Physicians.  He is a member of the Tennessee Governor’s Council, served as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee, and was a recipient of the Laureate Award for the Tennessee ACP Chapter.  He has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 2006.  FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes professional accomplishments, demonstrated scholarship, ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of internal medicine. 

Dr. Mire earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Rhodes College located in Memphis, TN.  He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis College of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University, where he also served as Chief Resident.  After completion of his Chief Resident year, Dr. Mire relocated to Nashville where he has since been in private practice.

Professionally, Dr. Mire is a life member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and a member of the National Medical Association. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2021-2022 - Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP

Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2021-2021, Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP, has been named Chair-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP) representing internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. The Board of Regents is the main policy-making body for the College.

A resident of Dallas, Dr. Bornstein is the Executive Director of the Texas Medical Home Initiative and Co-Lead of the Texas Primary Care Consortium a statewide collaborative whose mission is to advance accessible, continuous and coordinated person-centered care for all Texans.

Dr. Bornstein is currently Chair of ACP’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and previously served as Chair of ACP’s Health and Public Policy Committee and as Governor of the Texas Northern Chapter of ACP. She has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 2003. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.

She received her medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine and completed her residency at the Baylor University Medical Center.

Some areas of professional interest and expertise for Dr. Bornstein include health and public policy, health care access and reform, strengthening the safety net and government relations.

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Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer - Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, FRCP, FIDSA

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP

Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, FRCP, FIDSA, is the Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

Board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases, Dr. Moyer has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 2007. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. She has served on ACP’s Board of Regents, which manages the business and affairs of ACP and is the main policy-making body of the College, chaired ACP’s Board of Governors, and served as Governor of ACP’s Pennsylvania Southeastern Chapter. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Council of Medical Subspecialty Societies and is the President, and also serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Primary Care Collaborative. Dr. Moyer is a member of Women of Impact and is the 2020 Recipient of the American Medical Women’s Association Elizabeth Blackwell Award, as well as the recipient of the 2020 Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University Alumni Achievement Award.

Prior to becoming ACP’s EVP and CEO, Dr. Moyer was a Professor of Medicine, Executive Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program Director and Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. She was previously the Co-Faculty Advisor for the Temple University School of Medicine Internal Medicine Interest Group and for the Temple University School of Medicine Student Educating About Healthcare Policy Group. She received the Temple University School of Medicine Women in Medicine Mentoring Award in 2012.

Dr. Moyer’s research and scholarly activity interests and presentations have been in the areas of medical education, high value care, patient safety, professionalism and digital media, gender equity, and HIV/infectious diseases.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in the Biological Basis of Behavior, Biology and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at Temple University Hospital and served as a Chief Resident/Clinical Instructor of Medicine. She went on to complete an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA. Dr. Moyer currently practices part time at the Temple University Internal Medicine Associates.

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