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Chapters Subcommittee


Reports to:

Executive Committee of the Board of Governors


Recommend to the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors strategies to encourage the growth, development, and effective operation of all chapters; foster an effective network among chapters, the Board of Governors and the national organization; and national support for chapter activities.

Composition (8)

Chair, who is a Governor; six members, who are governors; one member who is chapter staff.


Governor positions are one-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR. Chapter staff position is one-year, renewable one time for a total of two years.

2015-16 Members

Michelle L. Rossi, MD, FACP, Chair
(Governor) Florida
Associate Residency Program Director
Internal Medicine
Hospitalist, VA Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of FL
Gainesville, FL
Specialty: IM, Hospitalist

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP
(Governor) Massachusetts
Professor of Medicine
Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School
Associate Chief of Medicine
Saint Vincent Hospital
Worcester, MA
Specialties: IM, ID

John E. Erickson, MD, FACP
(Governor) Maine
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency
Maine Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Attending Physician, InterMed Portland, ME
Specialty: IM

Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP
(Governor) Illinois
Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Specialties: IM,ID

Robert J. Nardino, MD, FACP
(Governor) Connecticut
Associate Professor of Medicine
Yale Univ. School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Specialty: IM

Patricia E. Sadler, MD, FACP
(Governor) South Carolina
Medical Director
Hospice of Laurens County, Inc.
Clinton, SC
Specialties: IM, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Michael J. Tan, MD, FACP, FIDSA
(Governor) Ohio
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Northeast Ohio Medical Univ.
Medical Director, Summ Physicians-Infectious Disease
Akron, OH
Specialties: IM, ID

Linda A. Lambert, CAE
Chapter Staff
Albany, NY

Staff Liaison: Keirston Scott kscott@acponline.org

Page updated: 4-21-15

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