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Clinical Guidelines Committee

Reports to:

Board of Regents


To oversee the development of and recommend guidelines that will improve the practice of medicine.

Composition (12-13)

Chair, who is an ACP member physician; Vice Chair and ten additional members. Strive for representation from among the members of the Board of Regents. Immediate Past Chair shall serve for 1 year after his/her term expiration as a Chair, with no reappointment (maximum of 1 year).


One-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR. Immediate Past Chair shall serve a maximum of 1 additional year.

2015-16 Members

Mary Ann Forciea, MD, FACP, Chair
Clinical Associate Professor
University of PA Medical Center—GER
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties: IM, GER

Nick Fitterman, MD, FACP, SFHM, Vice Chair
(Governor) New York Long Island
Vice Chair, Hospital Medicine
Dept. of Medicine
North shore LIJ
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hofstra University School of Medicine
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY
Specialties: IM, Hospital Medicine

Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD, FACP, Immediate Past Chair
Roanoke, VA
Specialty: IM

Michael J. Barry, MD. MACP
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Specialty: IM

Cynthia M. Boyd. MD. MPH, FACP
Towson, MD
Specialty: GER

Robert T. (Dobbin) Chow, MD, MACP
UMMC Midtown Campus
Dept. of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Specialty: IM

Russell P. Harris, MD
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty: IM

Linda L. Humphrey, MD, FACP
Medical Service P3MED
Portland, OR
Specialty: IM

Devan L. Kansagara, MD, FACP
Portland, OR

Scott Manaker. MD, FACP
100 Centrex
Hospital University PA
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: PUD

Robert M. McLean, MD, FACP (Regent)
Full-Time Private Practice
Northeast Medical Group of Yale-New Haven Health System
Associate Clinical Professor
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Specialties: IM, RHU

Sandeep Vijan, MD
HSR&D Field Program
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty: IM

Timothy J. Wilt, MD, MPH, MACP
Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Staff Physician, Minnesota VAHCS
Minneapolis MN
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Amir Qaseem aqaseem@acponline.org

Page updated: 4-14-15

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