Governance Leadership

 

President, 2023-2024 – Omar T. Atiq, MD, MACP

President-elect, 2022-2023 – Omar T. Aiq, MD, FACP

Omar T. Atiq, MD, MACP, is President of the American College of Physicians (ACP), representing internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students.

A resident of Little Rock, AR, Dr. Atiq is a distinguished professor of medicine and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Previously, he was in community oncology practice in Pine Bluff from 1991 until 2020. Dr. Atiq has served on the Arkansas State Medical Board and as president of the Arkansas Medical Society.

Dr. Atiq served as a member of ACP’s Board of Regents and was previously Governor of the Arkansas Chapter of ACP. 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. They also represent members by serving on the ACP Board of Governors (BOG). Dr. Atiq also served as Chair of BOG. He recently served as Chair of ACP’s Health and Public Policy Committee and served as Vice-Chair for ACP’s Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee.

He has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 1993. Fellowship is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He received Mastership (MACP) in the American College of Physicians in 2023. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments.

Dr. Atiq earned his medical degree from the Khyber Medical College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. He is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine. His main areas of professional interest include national health reform, health care access, health care disparities, and payment reform.

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Chair, Board of Regents, 2023-2024 – Eileen D. Barrett, MD, MPH, SFHM, MACP

Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2022-2023 – Eileen D. Barrett, MD, MPH, FAMWA, SFHM, MACP

Eileen D. Barrett, M.D., MPH, SFHM, MACP, is Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP), representing internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students. The Board of Regents is the main policy making body for the College.

A resident of Albuquerque, N.M., Dr. Barrett is a rural internal medicine hospitalist and Faculty with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Her research and scholarly work are in the areas of clinician wellbeing, gender equity, health equity, and improving the care of people with substance use disorders. She has received awards from the New Mexico Chapter of the American College of Physicians in advocacy, early career leadership, and for advancing the careers of women in medicine, and was recognized by the New Mexico Society of Hospital Medicine Chapter as the 2020 Physician of the Year.  Dr Barrett received a 2019 Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women’s Association, is an elected member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, received a 2021 Award of Excellence in Humanitarian Services from the Society of Hospital Medicine, and received a 2022 Inspire Award from the American Medical Association.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr Barrett received her MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her M.D. at Georgetown University and completed internal medicine residency at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital. She completed a Rural Faculty Development Fellowship through the University of Arizona in 2009 and a Medical Justice and Advocacy Fellowship through Morehouse School of Medicine and the American Medical Association in 2022.

Dr. Barrett has been an ACP member since 2003 and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 2011.  FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.  She received Mastership (MACP) in the American College of Physicians in 2021. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments.

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Treasurer, 2023-2024 – Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA

Treasurer, 2022-2023 – Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA

Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA, FRCP, is Treasurer of the American College of Physicians (ACP), representing internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students.

A resident of Champaign, Ill., Dr. Jokela is Clinical Professor and the Senior Associate Dean for Engagement at Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

She has served as Governor of the Downstate Illinois Chapter, ACP Regent, and has served on multiple ACP Committees, including as Chair of ACP’s Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee. Dr. Jokela has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 2002. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. She received mastership (MACP) in the American College of Physicians in 2021 and Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 2022, recognizing outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments.

She received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. She completed her residency at Boston City Hospital and her infectious disease fellowship at Beth Israel and Brigham & Women’s Hospitals and Harvard Medical School.

Areas of professional interest and expertise for Dr. Jokela include undergraduate and graduate medical education, public health, and infectious diseases.

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Immediate Past President, 2023-2024 – Ryan D. Mire, MD, MACP

Immediate Past President – Ryan D. Mire, MD, MACP

Ryan D. Mire, MD, MACP is the Immediate-Past of the American College of Physicians (ACP), representing internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students.

Dr. Mire was 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 Associate Professor of Clinical Medical Education for the University of Tennessee Health College of Medicine.  He has served as the Vice Chief of Medicine at Ascension St. Thomas West Hospital.

Prior to his term from 2022-2023 as President, Dr. Mire 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.  He was awarded Mastership in 2022, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments and notable contributions to 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.  He also holds memberships in the National Medical Association and American Medical Association.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

In addition to leadership within ACP, he also serves on the Rhodes College Board of Trustees, State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company Board of Directors, and Vice President for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Alumni Council.

Areas of professional interest and expertise for Dr. Mire include independent practice, preventative medicine, health equity, and medical profession mentorship.

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Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2023-2024 - Sue S. Bornstein, MD, MACP

Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents - Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, MACP, is Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP), representing internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students. The Board of Regents is the main policy making body for the College.

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. 

Prior to her term as Chair from 2022-2023, she served on ACP’s Board of Regents, was former Chair of ACP’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and previously served as Chair of ACP’s Health and Public Policy Committee. She served 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 was elected to Mastership in 2022, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments and notable contributions to 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 advancing primary care, reducing firearm injury and death, increasing diversity and inclusion in medicine, finding solutions to intimate partner violence and strengthening the safety net.

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President-elect, 2023-2024 – Stephen D. Sisson, MD, MACP

President-elect, 2023-2024 – Stephen D. Sisson, MD, MACP

Stephen D. Sisson MD, MACP, is President-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP), representing internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students.

Dr. Sisson resides in Baltimore, Maryland and is a Professor of Medicine at The John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Sisson is also the Vice President of Ambulatory for Johns Hopkins Medicine. He received his medical degree with research honors from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed both his internship and residency in internal medicine at The John Hopkins Hospital.

A member of ACP since 1999, he has served as Chair of ACP’s Internal Medicine In-Training Examination Question Writing Committee since 2015, and was Governor of ACP’s Maryland chapter from 2014-2018. Dr. Sisson served as a Regent of ACP from 2018 – 2022, and was Co-Chair of its Education Committee during those years.

Dr. Sisson has been a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) since 2009. Fellowship is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. He was elected into Mastership (MACP) in 2022 which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments.

The ACP awarded Dr. Sisson the Maryland Chapter C. Lockard Conley Award for Outstanding Resident Education in 2006, and he speaks frequently at local, national, and international talks.

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Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2023-2024 – William E. Fox, MD, FACP

Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2023-2024 – William E. Fox, MD, FACP

William E. Fox, MD, FACP, is Chair-elect of the American College of Physicians, representing internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists, and medical students.

A resident of Charlottesville, VA, Dr. Fox is a partner in Fox & Brantley Internal Medicine in Charlottesville. Before entering private practice, he spent five years with the National Health Service Corps at Central Virginia Community Health Center in Buckingham, VA, while simultaneously working as Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Virginia. 

Dr. Fox earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine, where he received the Anna Marie Chirico Prize for distinguished work in primary care. He completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine at the University of Virginia. He is a Fellow the ACP, an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.

William E. Fox, MD, FACP, is currently a member of ACP’s Board of Regents. The Board of Regents manages the business and affairs of ACP and is the main policy-making body of the College.

Previously, Dr. Fox served as Chair of ACP’s Board of Governors and prior to that, he served as Governor of ACP’s Virginia Chapter. Dr. Fox has received numerous honors and recognitions. He was the recipient of the Richard Neubauer Advocate for Internal Medicine Award in 2014; the American College of Physicians Virginia Young Internist of the Year award in 2010; and the Paul Florentino Volunteerism Award in 2013. He is currently chair of ACP’s Medical Practice and Quality Committee.

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Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer - Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, MACP, FRCP, FIDSA, FAMWA, FEFIM

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

Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, MACP, FRCP, FIDSA, FAMWA, FEFIM, 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 was elected into Mastership (MACP) in ACP in 2022, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments. Prior to that she was awarded Fellowship in ACP, an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. She serves 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 is a Founding Board Member of the Gender Equity in Medicine and Science (GEMS) Alliance, Past President of Council of Medical Subspecialty Societies and former member of the Board of Directors, and Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Directors for 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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