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Health and Public Policy Committee


Develop and assist with implementation of College policy on issues affecting the health care of the American public and the practice of internal medicine and its subspecialties.

Composition (13)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; 11 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 terms, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless extended by the Chair, Board of Regents.

2015-16 Members

Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, Chair (Regent)
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Vice Chair for Education, IM Program Director
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties: IM, ID

Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Chair-elect, Board of Governors)
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Bassett Healthcare
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
Cooperstown, NY
Specialties: IM, GER

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP
(Governor) Texas Northern
Executive Director
Texas Medical Home Initiative
Dallas, TX
Specialty: IM

James F. Bush, MD, FACP
(Governor) Wyoming
Medicaide Medical Officer and Staff Physician
Wyoming Dept of Health
Cheyenne, WY
Specialty: IM

Gregory A. Hood, MD, FACP
Lexington, KY
Specialty: IM

Carrie A. Horwitch, MD, FACP (Regent)
Clinical Associate Professor
Seattle, WA
Specialties: IM, HIV Care

Gregory C. Kane, MD, FACP
(Governor) Pennsylvania Southeastern
The Jane and Leonard Korman Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
Interim Chairman Dept of Medicine
Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty: IM

Robert M. Lohr, MD, FACP (Regent)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine-Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Specialty: IM

Kenneth E. Olive, MD, FACP
Office of Academic Affairs
Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU
Johnson City, TN
Specialties: IM, GER

Shakaib UR Rehman, MD, FACP
Phoenix VA Healthcare System
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty: IM

Micah Beachy, DO, FACP (CECP)
Omaha, NE
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Mitch Biermann (CSM)
Madison, WI

Fatima Syed, MD (CRFM)
Philadelphia, PA

Susan W. Lane, MD, FACP (AAIM Rep) (Guest)
Setauket, NY
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Renee Butkus RButkus@acponline.org

Page updated: 04-14-15

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