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Medical Practice and Quality Committee


1) Provide recommendations to the Board of Regents regarding national, state or local public policies for improving access, payment, benefits, coding, documentation, and medical review; and 2) address issues related to the implementation of these policies in practice. Develop programs to support the quality, safety, value and affordability of patient care. Provide advice to staff on the policy direction of ACP’s interactions with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other relevant entities on these issues and advise the BOR of these perspectives.

Composition (14)

Chair, who is a Regent; Vice-Chair, who is a Governor; Chair of Coding and Payment Subcommittee; nine members to include at least one Regent, at least one Governor, one Resident/Fellow member and one Early Career Physician member.

The President and Chair of the Board of Regents are ex officio, voting members.


Chair, Vice Chair, 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.

2022-23 Members

William E. Fox, MD, FACP, Chair (Regent)
Fox and Brantley Internal Medicine, PLC
Charlottesville, VA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Robert B. Hauger, MD, FACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Practicing Physician/Volunteer Faculty
Warren Clinic Internal Medicine
Tulsa, OK
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Felicia L. Austin-Jordan, MD, MBA, FACP
Managing Physician
Kelsey Seybold Katy Clinic
Richmond, Texas
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Sarah G. Candler, MD, MPH, FACP
Care Team Medical Director
Iora Primary Care
Houston, TX
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Jason M. Goldman, MD, FACP (Regent)
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Coral Springs, FL
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Other

Stuart I. Henochowicz, MD, MBA, FACP (Governor)
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
Georgetown University Medical School
Washington, DC
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Allergy and Immunology

Joshua M. Liao, MD, MSc, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine; Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Health
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Specialty: Hospital Medicine

Scott Manaker, MD, PhD, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties: PUD, Critical Care

Kristin Mitchell, MD, FACP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Central Peninsula Internal Medicine
Soldotna, AK
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Earl Stewart, Jr., M.D., FACP
Internal Medicine Physician
WellStar Medical Group at Vinings Jubilee
Atlanta, Georgia
Specialties: Internal Medicine

Anne Furey Schultz, MD, FACP (Governor)
LAVIN 21 Primary Care
Medical Director Primary Care
Chicago, IL
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Sue S. Bornstein, MD, FACP (Chair, Board of Regents)
(Ex-officio Member)
Executive Director
Texas Medical Home Initiative
Dallas, TX
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP (President)
(Ex-officio Member)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Education
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Nashville, TN
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Yoshito Nishimura, MD (CRFM)
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Tracey L. Henry, MD, MPH, MS, FACP (CECP)
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Health Director
Emory University School of Medicine
Powder Springs, GA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Brian Outland