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Governance Leadership

 

President, 2020-2021 - Jacqueline Winfield Fincher, MD, MACP

President, 2020-2021, Jacqueline Winfield Fincher, MD, MACP

Jacqueline Winfield Fincher, MD, MACP, has been named President of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Her term began on Saturday, April 25th at the conclusion of ACP’s Annual Business Meeting.

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. She became a Master (MACP) of the American College of Physicians in 2011. Election to Mastership 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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Chair, Board of Regents, 2020-2021 - Heather E. Gantzer, MD, FACP

Chair, Board of Regents, 2020-2021, Heather E. Gantzer, MD, FACP

Heather E. Gantzer, MD, FACP, has been named 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. Her term began on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the conclusion of ACP’s Annual Business Meeting.

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 on ACP’s Board of Regents, she was Governor of ACP’s Minnesota Chapter from 2011 to 2015 and since then has served as a Regent on the Board. She has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 2000. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. She received the Minnesota Chapter’s Laureate Award in 2008.

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Treasurer, 2020-2021 - 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. His three-year term began during Internal Medicine Meeting 2019, ACP’s annual scientific meeting held in Philadelphia from April 11-13.

Dr. Kane is Immediate-Past 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 became a Master (MACP) of the American College of Physicians in 2018. Election to Mastership 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, 2020-2021 - Robert M. McLean, MD, MACP

Immediate Past President, 2020-2021, Ana María López, MD, MPH, MACP

Robert M. McLean, MD, MACP, is Immediate Past President of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.

A resident of Woodbridge, Connecticut, Dr. McLean practices internal medicine and rheumatology in New Haven with the Northeast Medical Group of Yale-New Haven Health, where he has had leadership roles in quality, safety, and clinical integration.  He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and has served as an Attending Physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital since 1994.

Prior to his term as President, he 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. As a member of the Board of Regents, he was Chair of the Medical Practice & Quality Committee and has served on many ACP committees including the Health & Public Policy Committee, the Clinical Guidelines Committee, and the High Value Care Task Force. Dr. McLean previously served as ACP Governor for the Connecticut Chapter from 2009-13.

Dr. McLean has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 1998 and was elected a Master of the College in 2019. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine, and MACP recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments

Board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, Dr. McLean earned a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed medical residency training and a rheumatology fellowship at Yale.

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Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2020-2021 - Douglas M. DeLong, MD, MACP

Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2020-2021, Andrew Dunn, MD, MPH, MACP, SFHM

Douglas M. DeLong, MD, MACP, is 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 Cherry Valley, N.Y., Dr. DeLong is the Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, N.Y., and an associate clinical professor of medicine in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.

Prior to his term as Chair of ACP’s Board of Regents, he served as a member of the Board of Regents. Dr. DeLong was Governor of New York’s Hudson Valley Chapter and went on to serve as Chair of ACP’s Board of Governors. He has been a member of various committees and councils within ACP, including ACP’s New York Chapter Public Health and Policy Committee.

Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. DeLong received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Duke University. He completed an internship and residency at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown and was named chief medical resident.

He has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 1994. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He was named a Master of the College in 2019. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments. 

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President-elect, 2020-2021 - George M. Abraham, MD, FACP, FIDSA

President-elect, 2019-2020, Jacqueline Winfield Fincher, MD, MACP

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, has been named President-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. His term began on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the conclusion of ACP’s Annual Business Meeting.

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.

Most recently, Dr. Abraham served on the Board of Regents after his term as Chair of ACP’s Board of Governors. Prior to that, he was Governor of ACP’s Massachusetts Chapter. 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-elect, Board of Regents, 2020-2021 - Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP

Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2019-2020, Heather E. Gantzer, MD, FACP

Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP, has been named Chair-elect 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 for the College. His term began on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the conclusion of ACP’s Annual Business Meeting.

A resident of Portland, Ore., Dr. Cooney is a Professor of Medicine at the Oregon Health and Sciences University.

Most recently, he served as on ACP’s Board of Regents, following his term as Chair of ACP’s Board of Governors. Prior to that, he was Governor of ACP’s Oregon Chapter. Governors are elected by local ACP members and serve four-year terms.  Working with a local council, they supervise ACP chapter activities, appoint members to local committees, and preside at regional meetings. Dr. Cooney serves as the Chair of ACP’s Health and Public Policy and previously served as Vice-Chair of ACP’s Education and Publication Committee.

Dr. Cooney has been a Fellow of the ACP (FACP) since 1983. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine and was also named Master of ACP in 2010. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments. Masters must have made a notable contribution 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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Executive Vice President and Chief Executive - 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 1995. 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-elect, and is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Patient Centered 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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