Committees

Steering Committee

Robert Baron, MD, MS
(Co-chair)

Associate Dean for Graduate and Continuing Medical Education
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
School of Medicine

Mary G. Turco, EdD
(Co-chair)

President, Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education
Consultant, Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Robert Addleton, EdD
Executive Vice President
Physicians’ Institute for Excellence in Medicine

Jann Torrance Balmer, PhD, RN
Director of CME
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Morris J. Blachman, PhD
Associate Dean for Continuous Professional Development and Strategic Affairs
University of South Carolina
School of Medicine

G. Robert D’Antuono, MHA
(Chair, Fund Raising Sub-committee)

Assistant Dean and Director of CME Emeritus
Winthrop University Hospital Regional Campus
Stony Brook University School of Medicine

David Davis, MD, FCFP
(Co-chair, Advisory Board)

Senior Director, Continuing Education and Performance Improvement
Association of American Medical Colleges

Ed Dellert, RN, MBA
(Chair, Outreach & Marketing Sub-committee)

Chief Learning Officer
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Alexander M. Djuricich, MD
(Vice-chair, Outreach & Marketing Sub-committee)

Education Editor
New England Journal of Medicine Group

Joyce Fried, CHCP
(Chair, Program Sub-committee)

Assistant Dean and Co-Director, Office of CME
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles

Ginny Jacobs, MEd, MLS, CHCP
Director, Office of Continuing Professional Development
University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Gabrielle M. Kane, MB, EdD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Radiology Oncology
Associate Professor, Medical Education and Biomedical Information
Program Director, Radiation Oncology Residency
University of Washington School of Medicine

Laurie Kendall-Ellis, CAE
Executive Director and CEO
Alliance for Continuing Education
in the Health Professions

Mila Kostic, CHCP, FACEHP
(Vice-chair, Program Sub-committee)

Director of CME
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Mark I. Langdorf, MD, MHPE
(Vice-chair, Research & Publications Sub-committee)

Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Constance LeBlanc, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MAEd
Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development
Faculty of Medicine
Dalhousie University

Edeline Mitton, MEd
(Archivist)

Director of CME
SUNY Downstate School of Medicine

Kimball Mohn, MD
Executive Director
Association for Hospital Medical Education

Donald Moore, PhD
(Co-chair, Advisory Board)

Director, Office for Professional Development
Professor of Medical Education and Administration
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Tymothi Peters
(Chair, Logistics Sub-committee)

Director of CME
University of California, San Francisco
School of Medicine

Jim Ranieri, MBA
Executive Director
Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education
Partner, Prime Management Services

Ajit Sachdeva, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Founding Director, Division of Education
American College of Surgeons
Adjunct Professor of Surgery
The Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Joan Sargeant, PhD
(Chair, Research & Publications Sub-committee)

Professor and Head, Division of Medical Education
Faculty of Medicine
Dalhousie University

Mike Saxton, MEd, CHCP, FACEHP
(Vice-chair, Fundraising Sub-committee)

Chief Learning Officer
American Academy of Physician Assistants

Chitra Subramaniam, PhD
(Vice-chair, Finance Sub-committee)

Consultant
Premier Healthcare Alliance

Greg Vannette, CPA
(Chair, Finance Sub-committee)

Treasurer
Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education
Controller, USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation
Treasurer, USF Health and Education International Foundation
University of South Florida
School of Medicine

Helena Zandstra
(Vice-chair, Logistics Sub-committee)

Director of CME
University of California, San Diego
School of Medicine

Scientific Program Committee

Joyce Fried, CHCP
(Chair)

Assistant Dean and Co-Director, Office of CME
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles

Mila Kostic, CHCP, FACEHP
(Vice-chair)

Director of CME
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Robert Addleton, EdD
Executive Vice President
Physicians’ Institute for Excellence in Medicine

Alejandro Aparicio, MD
Director, Medical Education Programs
American Medical Association

Jann Torrance Balmer, PhD, RN
Director of CME
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Morris J. Blachman, PhD
Associate Dean for Continuous Professional Development and Strategic Affairs
University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Kathy Chappell, PhD, RN
Vice President, Accreditation Program and Institute for Credentialing Research
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Annette Donawa, PhD
Assistant Dean of CME
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Constance LeBlanc, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MAEd
Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development
Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

Pam McFadden
Associate Vice President, Professional and Continuing Education
University of North Texas Health Science Center

Dimitra Travlos, PharmD
Assistant Executive Director, and Director, CPE Provider Accreditation
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Research and Publications Committee

Joan Sargeant, PhD
(Chair)

Professor and Head
Division of Medical Education
Faculty of Medicine
Dalhousie University

Tanya Horsley, PhD
(Vice-Chair)

Associate Director, Research
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Mark I. Langdorf, MD, MHPE
(Vice-chair)

Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Simon Kitto, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Innovation in Medical Education
Director of Research, Office of CPD
Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa

Curt Olson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions

David Pieper, PhD
Assistant Dean for CME
Wayne State University

Betsy Williams, PhD, MPH
Clinical Director, Professional Renewal Center
School of Medicine, University of Kansas

Finance Committee

Gregory Vannette, CPA
(Chair)

Treasurer, Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education
Controller, USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation
Treasurer, USF Health and Education International Foundation
University of South Florida School of Medicine

Chitra Subramaniam, PhD
(Vice-chair)

Consultant
Premier Healthcare Alliance

Richard Boggs, MSA
Executive Manager
San Antonio Uniformed Services
Health Education Consortium

Deborah Samuel, MBA
Director, Division of CME
American Academy of Pediatrics

Helena Zandstra
Director of CME
University of California, San Diego
School of Medicine

Outreach Committee

Ed Dellert, RN, MBA
(Chair)

Chief Learning Officer
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Alexander Djuricich, MD
(Vice-chair)

Education Editor
New England Journal of Medicine Group

Seth Anderson, MA, MS
Associate Director, UK HealthCare CECentral
Distance Education and Technology
University of Kentucky

Destry J. Sulkes, MD, MBA, FACEHP
FCEhp President and ACEhp Past President
Co-founder, Medivo

Brooke Taylor, MPH, CHCP, FACEHP
Assistant Dean and Director, CME
Oakland University William Beaumont
School of Medicine

Fundraising Committee

G. Robert D’Antuono, MHA
(Chair)

Assistant Dean and Director of CME Emeritus
Winthrop University Hospital Regional Campus
Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Mike Saxton, MEd, CHCP, FACEHP
(Vice-chair)

Chief Learning Officer
American Academy of Physician Assistants

Lois Colburn
Executive Director, Center for Continuing Education
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Steven Kawczak, PhD
Director, Center for Continuing Education
Cleveland Clinic

Ellen Seaback, CHCP
Executive Director of CME
University of California Irvine, School of Medicine

Mary B. Strong, MA
Director, Continuing Medical Education
North Shore-LIJ Health System

Logistics Organizing Committee

Tymothi Peters
(Chair)

Director of CME
University of California, San Francisco
School of Medicine

Helena Zandstra
(Vice-chair)

Director of CME
University of California, San Diego
School of Medicine

Joyce Fried, CHCP
Assistant Dean and Co-Director, Office of CME
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles

Carol Goddard
Senior Program Specialist
Continuing Education and Improvement
Association of American Medical Colleges

Ellen Seaback, CHCP
Executive Director of CME
UC Irvine, School of Medicine

Susan Tyler, MEd, CHCP
Director of CME
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

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