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ACLGIM leadership is made up of elected leaders and appointed chairs and liaisons to make up the governing body that sets policy, budget, programing,and strategic direction for the organization.  Please feel free to contact any of us below with questions or suggestions.

Executive Committee



Valerie Stone, MD, MPH
Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Dan Hunt, MD
Director, Hospital Medicine Division
Emory University School of Medicine

Immediate Past President

Carlos Estrada, MD, MS
Director, Division of GIM
University of Alabama at Birmingham



Anuradha Paranjape, MD, MPH
Section Chief, Division of GIM
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
at Temple University

Anu Paranjape

Secretary-Treasurer Elect

Shin-Ting Tu, MD, MPH
Chief, General Internal Medicine
University of California, Davis



Jillian Gann
Director, Leadership and Mentoring Programs


Ex-officio Members


SGIM President

Karen DeSalvo, MD
University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

ASP Liaison

Mohan Nadkarni, MD
Chief, Division of General, Geriatric & Hospital Medicine
University of Virginia 
Health System


Leadership Forum Editor

Elisha L. Brownfield, MD
Associate Program Director
Vice Chair for Leadership Development
Department of Internal Medicine
Director of Strategic Leadership Development
Medical University of South Carolina


UNLTD Program

Anuradha Paranjape, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of GIM
Temple University School of Medicine

Anu Paranjape

LEAD Program

April Fitzgerald, MD
Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine International
Johns Hopkins University


LEAD Program

Michele Fang, MD
Director, Surgical Co-Management
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics


LEAD Program

Rita Lee, MD
Associate Professor
University of Colorado

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2018 - 2019 ACLGIM Meeting Chairs

Winter Summit  Chair

Jennifer Kraschnewski, MD, MPH
Associate Director of Research
Division of General Internal Medicine

Penn State College of Medicine


Hess Institute Chair

Andrea Sikon, MD
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
and Geriatrics
Cleveland Clinic

Winter Summit Co-Chair

Suzanne L. Brandenburg, MD
Vice Chair for Education
University of Colorado-Denver

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Hess Institute Co-Chair

Kirsten Feiereisel, MD
Section Chief
General Internal Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


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