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Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee


To formulate principles and policies on ethics, professionalism, and human rights for the Board of Regents, uphold high ethical standards in medicine and advise the College's Center for Ethics and Professionalism.

Composition (12)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; 10 members, including at least one Regent, at least one Governor, one Resident/Fellow member, one Medical Student, and one Early Career Physician member.


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

2015-16 Members

Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP, Chair
Associate Vice President for Health Equity
and Inclusion
University of Utah Health Sciences
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty: ON (Breast Cancer)

Banu Erhan Symington, MD, FACP, Vice Chair
(Governor) Idaho
Hematologist and Oncologist
Mountain States Tumor Institute
St. Lukes Health System
Twin Falls, ID
Specialties: IM, ON, HEM

Omar T. Atiq, MD, FACP
(Governor) Arkansas
Professor of Medicine
Director, Supportive Care Service and
Bone Marrow Service
Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy
Associate Director
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Services
Pine Bluff, AR
Specialties: IM, ON, HEM

John R. Ball, MD, MACP
Asheville, NC

Carrie A. Horwitch, MD, MPH, FACP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Seattle, WA
Specialties: IM, HIV Care

Daniel B. Kimball, Jr., MD, FACP
Wyomissing, PA
Specialties: IM

Lisa S. Lehmann, MD, FACP
Newton, MA
Specialty: IM

Paul S. Mueller, MD, FACP
Mayo Clinic
General Internal Medicine
Rochester, MN
Specialty: IM

Julie R. Rosenbaum, MD, FACP
Fairfield, CT
Specialty: IM

CPT Thomas K.M. Cudjoe, MD, MPH (CRFM)
Washington, DC

Danny Allen Newman, MD, FACP (CECP)
Augusta, GA
Specialty: IM

Sean R. Lena (CSM)
Portland, ME

Staff Liaison: Lois Snyder Sulmasy, JD lsnyder@acponline.org

Page updated: 04-14-15

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