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Governance Leadership

 

President, 2022-2023 – Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP

President, 2022-2023 – Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP

Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP is President 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 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.  He also holds memberships in the National Medical Association, American Medical Association, and Society of General Internal Medicine.  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 and as a member of the Executive Committee 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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Chair, Board of Regents, 2022-2023 - Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP

Chair, Board of Regents, 2022-2023 - Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP, is 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. 

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

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

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

A resident of Champaign, Ill., Dr. Jokela is Acting Regional Dean and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign.

She has previously served as Governor of the Downstate Illinois Chapter and has been a member of ACP’s Executive Committee of the Board of Governors and ACP’s Education and Publication Committee. She previously served 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. Election to Mastership recognizes 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 fellowship at Beth Israel and Brigham & Women’s Hospitals and Harvard Medical School. 

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

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Immediate Past President, 2022-2023 – George M. Abraham, MD, MACP, FIDSA

Immediate Past President, 2022-2023 – George M. Abraham, MD, MACP, FIDS

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, MACP, FIDSA, is Immediate Past 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 was elected to Mastership in in 2021, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments and notable contributions to medicine. Prior to that he was 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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Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2022-20223 – Thomas C. Cooney, MD, MACP, FRCP

Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2022-20223 – Thomas C. Cooney, MD, MACP, FRCP

Thomas G. Cooney, MD, MACP is Immediate Past 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. Election to Mastership 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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President-elect, 2022-2023 – Omar T. Aiq, MD, FACP

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

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

A resident of Little Rock, AR, Dr. Atiq is a 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 2000. Dr. Atiq has served on the Arkansas State Medical Board and as president of the Arkansas Medical Society.

Dr. Atiq is 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. Dr. Atiq also 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. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.

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, Arkansas health care access, health care disparities, and payment reform.

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

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

Eileen D. Barrett, MD, MPH, FAMWA, SFHM, MACP is Chair-elect of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP), representing internal medicine physicians (internists), related subspecialists, and medical students. Her term began on Saturday April 30th at the conclusion of ACP’s Annual Business Meeting. The Board of Regents is the main policy making body for the College.

A resident of Albuquerque, N.M., Dr. Barrett is an internal medicine hospitalist as well as a Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellow through AMA-Satcher Health Leadership Institute.

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.

She was the recipient of the ACP Joseph E. Johnson Leadership Day Grant in 2011 and 2012, received awards for early career physician leadership and for physician advocacy in New Mexico, and has served on ACP’s Board of Regents and as Governor of ACP’s New Mexico Chapter. Dr. Barrett currently serves on ACP’s Mastership committee and was previously a member of multiple ACP committees including the Physician Well-Being and Professional Fulfillment committee, Performance Measurement committee, and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion subcommittee.  She also received a 2019 Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women’s Association, received the 2021 Award of Excellence in Humanitarian Services from the Society of Hospital Medicine, and is an elected member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Barrett earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Union College, a Master of Public Health degree from UNC - Chapel Hill, and a medical degree from Georgetown University. She completed an internship and residency at Oregon Health and Science University Hospital in Portland, Oregon, and Rural Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of Arizona.

Areas of scholarship and research for Dr. Barrett include hospital medicine, clinician wellbeing, substance use disorders, health equity, and gender equity.

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

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

Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, FRCP, FIDSA, FAMWA 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 Immediate Past President. She also serves as the 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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