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President, 2017-2018 - Jack Ende, MD, MACP

President, 2017-2018, Jack Ende, MD, MACP

Jack Ende, MD, MACP, is President of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

Dr. Ende is the Schaeffer Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean for Advanced Medical Practice at the Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as Executive Medical Director for Penn Signature Services, Penn Medicine’s line of programs that coordinate provision of medical services to international patients, as well as provide consultation services to hospitals and institutions around the world. He has held numerous leadership positions prior to serving in his current roles, including as Chief of the Department of Medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, a position he held for 17 years.  Dr. Ende is credited with transforming that Department to serve as a key component of Penn’s clinical and educational missions in Medicine, combined with community outreach and service. In addition, he established Penn Medicine’s Primary Care Residency Program at PPMC.  An active and recognized clinician and teacher, Dr. Ende remains engaged with general medicine outpatient practice as well as inpatient attending.

Dr. Ende was previously a member of ACP’s Board of Regents, which manages the business and affairs of ACP and is the main policy-making body of the College. He has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 1990, and was named a Master of ACP in 2009.  Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding career accomplishments and notable contributions to medicine. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.  In 2003, he was awarded the Laureate Award from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Ende earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and completed his residency at the University of Chicago, where he also served for one year as Chief Resident.  Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 1989, Dr. Ende served on the faculty of Boston University School of Medicine, where he directed the internal medical clerkship and then the housestaff residency program.

Dr. Ende has received numerous teaching awards, including several at the national level.  He served as President of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine and was editor of the ACP’s influential Medical Knowledge and Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP).  He also authored and edited a groundbreaking series of texts called Teaching Medicine, published by the ACP.  He is a member and co-chair of Penn Medicine’s Academy of Master Clinicians, an honorific society of clinicians recognized for exemplifying the highest standard of patient care and professionalism, and is the most prestigious honor bestowed on a Penn Medicine clinician.

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Chair, Board of Regents, 2017-2018 - Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, MACP

Chair, Board of Regents, 2017-2018, Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, FACP

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, MACP, is Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

Dr. Hingle is Professor of Medicine and an Internal Medicine specialist at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. 

Most recently, she served on ACP’s Board of Regents and previously served as Chair of the ACP’s Board of Governors. She also held the position of Governor of the Illinois Downstate Chapter of ACP. Dr. Hingle also has served as Chair of ACP’s Wellness Task Force, ACP’s Education & Publications Committee and as a member of the ACP Chapters Subcommittee, the ACP Women’s Task Force, and ACP Volunteerism Committee.

She has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 2001. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine. In 2006, she was honored with ACP’s prestigious Walter J. McDonald Award for Young Physicians. Additionally, in 2011, 2012, and 2013, she was awarded the John Tooker Evergreen Award for Chapter Management and Innovation.

Dr. Hingle earned a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and a medical degree from Rush University Medical College. She completed an internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident of Internal Medicine.

 Some areas of professional interest and expertise for Dr. Hingle include medical student and graduate medical education, with a focus on interpersonal and communication skills and the physician-patient relationship, as well as in the area of learner assessment. Her clinical interest and expertise are on women’s health and health promotion & disease prevention.

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Treasurer, 2016-2019 - Robert H. Lohr, MD, FACP

Treasurer, 2016-2019, Robert H. Lohr, MD, FACP

Robert H. Lohr, MD, FACP, is Treasurer of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

Dr. Lohr is a member of ACP’s Board of Regents, which manages the business and affairs of ACP and is the main policy-making body of the College. He has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 1989. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.

An ACP member since 1986, Dr. Lohr served as Governor of the Minnesota Chapter from 2007-11. 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. Lohr served on ACP’s Executive Committee of the Board of Governors from 2010-11 and began his Board of Regents term in 2012. He also has served ACP on the Governance Committee (2012-14), Volunteerism Committee (2014-16), Health and Public Policy Committee (2014-16), and Physician Burn Out Task Force (2014).

Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Lohr earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and his medical degree from Northwestern University Fienberg School of Medicine. He went on to complete an internal medicine residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center, where he became Chief Resident in internal medicine, in Minneapolis.

Dr. Lohr is a currently a Consultant in Hospital Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic and an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Emeritus), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

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Immediate Past President, 2017-2018 - Nitin S. Damle MD, MS, MACP

Immediate Past President, 2017-2018, Nitin S. Damle MD, MS, MACP

Nitin S. Damle MD, MS, MACP, is the Immediate Past President of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

He is the founding and managing partner at South County Internal Medicine Inc. in Wakefield, Rhode Island since 1988. He is past President of the Rhode Island Medical Society and past President of the Medical Staff of the South County Hospital Health Care System and member of the Board of Trustees.

Dr. Damle is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He lectures on practice management to residents at the Brown teaching hospitals and mentors Brown medical students. He completed his internship and residency training in 1988 at the Brown University Affiliated Teaching Hospitals in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Damle has been a Fellow (FACP) of ACP since 1992 and was named a Master (MACP) of the College in 2016. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments. Masters must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes, but is not limited to teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or practice), contributions to preventive medicine, improvements in the delivery of health care, and/or contributions to the medical literature.

Prior to his term on ACP’s Board of Regents, he was the Governor of the Rhode Island Chapter of the ACP and during his term, was the Vice-chairman of the Education, Quality and Publications Policy Committee. As Governor, he won an ACP Evergreen Award for innovative College Chapter activities.

He previously served as the Chairman of ACP’s Medical Practice and Quality Committee and as the Chairman of ACP Services and ACP Services Political Action Committee, which is the advocacy arm of the College.

Dr. Damle has authored several peer reviewed article and writes medical columns and commentary on health care related issues. His professional areas of expertise are General Internal Medicine, health effects of global climate change, Lyme disease, medical quality and practice management, payment reform and health care policy. He lives with his family in Jamestown, Rhode Island.

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Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2017-2018 - Thomas G. Tape, MD, MACP

Immediate Past Chair, Board of Regents, 2017-2018, Thomas G. Tape, MD, MACP

Thomas G. Tape, MD, MACP, is the Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

The Board of Regents manages the business and affairs of ACP and is the main policy-making body of the College. Previously, he served two years as Regent during which time he also Chaired ACP’s Health & Public Policy Committee. Prior to that, he served as Chair of ACP’s Board of Governors following a four-year term as Governor of the Nebraska Chapter. Governors are elected by local ACP members and serve four-year terms.  Dr. Tape was also the Chair of the ACP’s Health & Public Policy Committee. 

Dr. Tape is a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he serves as Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine.  He is also the Vice-chair for Clinical Activity for the Department of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Tape earned a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and attended medical school at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  He completed an internal medicine residency and general internal medicine fellowship at the University of Rochester.  He co-edited “Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems,” an ACP book.  His surveys of ACP physician members have been published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.     

Certified in internal medicine, Dr. Tape has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 1991 and was named a Master (MACP) of the College in 2016. Election to Mastership recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments. Masters must have made a notable contribution to medicine. This includes, but is not limited to teaching, outstanding work in clinical medicine (research or practice), contributions to preventive medicine, improvements in the delivery of health care, and/or contributions to the medical literature.

His main areas of professional interest include studying physician judgment and decision making as well as health care policy.  Dr. Tape serves on a medical center task force to study health care reform and provide health policy expertise to the Nebraska region.

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President-elect, 2017-2018 - Ana María López, MD, MPH, FACP

President-elect, 2017-2018, Ana María López, MD, MPH, FACP

Ana María López, MD, MPH, FACP, is the President-elect of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

Dr. López, is Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and Director of Cancer Health Equity at the Hunstman Cancer Institute. She is also a Professor of Medicine at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine.

She most recently 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. Dr. López also served as Chair of the Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee. Prior to that, she was Governor of ACP’s Arizona 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. López earned a bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, a master of public health degree from University of Arizona, and a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She completed an internal medicine residency and fellowship at the University of Arizona along with a medical oncology and cancer prevention and etiology fellowship. She is board certified in medical oncology.

She has been a Fellow of ACP (FACP) since 1999. FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.  Some areas of professional interest and expertise for Dr. López include cancer prevention, integrative oncology, innovations in health care including telemedicine, and women’s health.

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Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2017-2018 - Andrew Dunn, MD, MPH, FACP, SFHM

Chair-elect, Board of Regents, 2017-2018, Andrew Dunn, MD, MPH, FACP, SFHM

Andrew Dunn, MD, MPH, FACP, SFHM, is the Chair-elect of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians (ACP). 

Dr. Dunn is a Professor of Medicine at the Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and serves as the Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine of the Mount Sinai Health System. 

He most recently 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, and as Chair of the Board of Governors. Prior to that, he served as Governor of ACP’s Manhattan/Bronx Chapter.

Dr. Dunn has been a member of various committees and councils within the College, including the New York Chapter’s Legislative and Governmental Affairs Committee, the College's Performance Measures Committee and as Chair of the College's Health & Public Policy Committee. He is also an associate editor of the ACP Journal Club and the lead editor of the textbook “Essentials of Hospital Medicine.”

Dr. Dunn received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton. After completing an internship and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, he began teaching at the institution.

He has been a member of ACP since 1996 and was named a Fellow of ACP (FACP) in 2001.  FACP is an honorary designation that recognizes ongoing individual service and contributions to the practice of medicine.

Dr. Dunn Is Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine for the Mount Sinai Health System. His clinical and research interests have primarily focused on anticoagulation and thrombosis, including the peri-operative management of oral anticoagulants. He has performed numerous studies and lectures nationally in this field. 

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

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

Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, 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.

Prior to becoming 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, 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.

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