Officers and Regents election results announced

The election of Officers and Regents will become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine Meeting 2017 in San Diego.


The election of Officers and Regents has been completed. Terms become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine Meeting 2017 in San Diego. If you have any questions regarding the election, please contact Amy Allen Collins. .

2017-2018 Chair-elect, Board of Regents

Andrew S. Dunn, MD, MPH, FACP, Montebello, N.Y.

Dr Dunn
Dr. Dunn

Present positions: Professor of medicine and chief of the division of hospital medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center.

ACP activities: Governor-elect, New York Chapter, Manhattan-Bronx Region, 2010-2011; Governor, New York Chapter, Manhattan-Bronx Region, 2011-2015; Chair-elect, Board of Governors, 2014-2015; Chair, Board of Governors, 2015-2016; Member, Executive Committee, Board of Governors, 2014-2016; Performance Measurement Committee, 2012-present; Credentials Committee, 2011-2012; Vice-chair, Financial Policy and Audit Committee, 2014-2015; Member, Financial Policy and Audit Committee, 2015-2016; Member, Governance Committee, 2014-2015; Member, Board of Regents, 2016-present; Chair, Health and Public Policy Committee, 2016-present.

ACP Fellowship: 2001.

Medical school: New York University School of Medicine, 1988-1992.

Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1992-1995.

Certification: Internal medicine, 1995, recertified, 2005; internal medicine with focused practice in hospital medicine, recertified, 2015.

New Regents elected with terms to expire in 2019

Peter Basch, MD, MACP, Washington, D.C.

Dr Basch
Dr. Basch

Present positions: Senior director, Health IT Quality and Safety, Research, and National Health IT Policy, MedStar Health; medical director, MedStar Million Hearts Program.

ACP activities: Chair, Medical Informatics Committee, 2013-present; Founding Co-chair and Current Member (representing ACP), Physicians Electronic Health Record Coalition, 2004-present; Technical Member, American College of Cardiology, Million Hearts Cardiac Rehab, 2015-2016 (representing ACP).

ACP Fellowship: 2007.

ACP Mastership: 2014.

Medical school: George Washington University School of Medicine, 1974-1978.

Residency: George Washington University Hospital, internship and residency in primary care/internal medicine, 1978-1981.

Certification: Internal medicine, 1981.

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP, Dallas

Dr Bornstein
Dr. Bornstein

Present position: Executive director, Texas Medical Home Initiative.

ACP activities: Governor-elect, Texas Chapter, 2012-2013; Governor, Texas Chapter, 2013-present; Chair, Reference Committee, Board of Governors Fall Meeting, 2016; Member, Medical Practice and Quality Committee, 2010-2012; Member, Membership Committee, 2012-2014; Member, Executive Committee, Board of Governors, 2013-2014; Member, Health and Public Policy Committee, 2014-2016; Vice-chair, Health and Public Policy Committee, 2016-2017; Member, Governance Committee, 2015-2016; Member, ACP Patient-Centered Medical Home and ACO Advisory Panel, 2014-2016; alternate delegate to the AMA, 2014-2016; Technical Member, National Network of Public Health Institutes Smoke free Collaborative, 2016-2017 (representing ACP).

ACP Fellowship: 2003.

Medical school: Texas Tech School of Medicine, 1988-1992.

Residency: Baylor University Medical Center (internal medicine), 1992-1995.

Certification: Internal medicine, 1995, recertified 2005 and 2015.

Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH, FACP, Urbana, Ill.

Dr Jokela
Dr. Jokela

Present positions: Professor of clinical medicine and head, department of medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign.

ACP activities: Governor-elect, Downstate Illinois Chapter, 2012-2013; Governor, Downstate Illinois Chapter, 2013-2017; Chair, Chapters Subcommittee, 2016-2017; Member, Chapters Subcommittee, 2013-2014 and 2015-2017; Member, Executive Committee Board of Governors, 2014- 2015 and 2016-2017; Member, Education and Publication Committee, 2016-2017; Member, EVP/CEO Search Committee, 2015-2016; Member, Governance Committee, 2015-2016; Member, Board of Governors Reference Committee, April 2015; Member, Internal Medical Scientific Program Committee, 2013-2014 and 2015-2016; Member, Membership Committee, 2014-2015; ACP Leadership Day, 2013-present; ACP Women's Networking Luncheon Discussion Leader, 2013-present; Internal Medicine Interest Group Faculty Advisor, 2010-present; ACP Downstate Illinois Treasurer, 2009-2013.

ACP Fellowship: 2002.

Medical school: University of Minnesota Medical School, 1987.

Residency: Boston City Hospital, 1987-1990.

Fellowship: Infectious diseases, Harvard Longwood Program, 1991-1994.

Certification: Internal medicine, 1990, recertified 2000 and 2010; infectious diseases, 1994, recertified 2004 and 2014; enrolled in Maintenance of Certification.

Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP, Nashville, Tenn.

Dr Mire
Dr. Mire

Present positions: Associate chief of medicine, St. Thomas West Hospital, and private practice physician.

ACP activities: Member, Medical Practice and Quality Committee, 2016- present; Member, Credentials Committee, 2014-present; Member, EVP/CEO Search Committee, 2015-2016; Member, Marketing and Communications Committee, 2008-2009; Member, Council of Young Physicians, 2007-2009; Chair-elect, Council of Young Physicians, 2009- 2010; Chair, Council of Young Physicians, 2010- 2011; Member, Tennessee Governor's Advisory Council, 2011-present; ACP Tennessee Chapter Treasurer and Chair, Finance Committee, 2012-present.

ACP Fellowship: 2006.

Medical school: University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Medicine, 1994-1998.

Residency: Medical College of Virginia/ Virginia Commonwealth University, 1998-2001; chief resident, 2001-2002.

Certification: Internal medicine, 2001; recertification, 2011.

Previous elections

In addition to the 2017-2018 Chair-elect of the Board of Regents and new Regents, the President-elect and incumbent Regents have also been elected. The profiles of these individuals appeared previously in the November/ December 2016 ACP Internist. They are as follows:

2017-2018 President-elect

Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP, Salt Lake City

Incumbent Regents

Douglas M. DeLong, MD, FACP, Cooperstown, N.Y.

Jacqueline W. Fincher, MD, MACP, Thomson, Ga.

Heather E. Gantzer, MD, FACP, Minneapolis

Mark A. Levine, MD, FACP, Shelburne, Vt.