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Awards Committee


To nominate to the Board of Regents recipients of College awards as determined by the Board of Regents, nominate candidates for Mastership, and recommend award and Mastership policy.

Composition (8)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; six members, including two Regents, one Governor, and three other Masters or Fellows.


Chair, Vice Chair, and members-at-large serve one year terms renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, BOR.

2015-16 Members

Jack Ende, MD, MACP, Chair
The Schaeffer Professor of Medicine
Executive Medical Director, Penn Signature Services
Assoc. Dean for Advanced Medical Practice
Asst. Vice President, UPHS
Perelman School of Medicine at the
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: IM

Lisa L. Ellis, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
(Governor) Virginia
Chief Medical Officer
Medical College of Virginia Physicians
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and OB/GYN
Richmond, VA
Specialty: Women’s Health

Dennis W. Cope, MD FACP
Professor Emeritus
Former Chief of Medicine
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Sylmar, CA
Specialties: IM, END

(Governor) British Columbia
Professor of Medicine
Dept. of Medicine, UBC
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Specialty: IM

Capt Mark L. Dick, MC, UN, FACP
Captain Medical Corps, United States Navy
Naval Health Branch Clinic Groton
Groton, CT
Specialties: IM

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
SIU School of Medicine
Springfield, IL
Specialty: IM

Mark A. Levine, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Assoc. Dean for Graduate Medical Education and
Designated Institutional Official
UVM Medical Center
Vice Chair for Education
Dept. of Medicine
UVM College of Medicine
Burlington, VT
Specialty: IM

J. Fred Ralston, Jr., MD, MACP
Fayetteville, TN
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Meghann Williams mewilliams@acponline.org

Page updated: 4-14-15

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