Governance

Board of Directors

The AAIM Board of Directors in governed by a 19-person board of directors that consists of the AAIM President and the presidents, presidents-elect, and past presidents of the APM, APDIM, ASP, CDIM, and AIM as well as the chairs of board committees.

The AAIM Board of Directors has three elected officer positions: Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary-Treasurer.

L. James Nixon, MD

Chair

L. James Nixon, MD

Professor and Vice Chair for Education
Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Minnesota Medical School

D. Craig Brater, MD

Ex Officio

D. Craig Brater, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer
Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine

Shobina Chheda, MD

Vice Chair

Shobhina Chheda, MD, MPH

Associate Dean of Medical Education
Department of Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Bergitta E. Cotroneo, FACMPE

Ex Officio

Bergitta E. Cotroneo, FACMPE

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President
Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine

Melvin Blanchard, MD

Secretary-Treasurer

Melvin S. Blanchard, MD

Chair of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Greater Baltimore Medical Center



Board Members

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD

APM President-Elect
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

Mark E. Anderson, MD, PhD

Mark E. Anderson, MD, PhD

APM Past President
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Katherine Chretien, MD

Katherine Chretien, MD

CDIM Past President
Associate Professor
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Carol Cottrell

Carol A. Cottrell

AIM President-Elect
Department Administrator,
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Miami
Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Patricia W. Finn, MD

Patricia W. Finn, MD

APM President
Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Susan Lane, MD

Susan Lane, MD, FACP

APDIM President-Elect
Program Director and Vice Chair for Education
Department of Internal Medicine
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University

Solomon Liao, MD

Solomon Liao, MD, FAAHPM

ASP President-Elect
Director of Palliative Care Services
Division of Palliative Care
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

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Allen Mead

AIM President 
Director, Medicine Health Care Service
Department of Medicine
Robert Larner, MD, College of Medicine at University of Vermont

Marty Muntz, MD

Marty Muntz, MD, FACP

CDIM President-Elect
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

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Amy Shaheen, MD MSc, FACP

CDIM President

Vice President, Practice Quality and Innovation
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Debra Simmons, MD, MS, FACE, FACP

Debra Simmons, MD, MS, FACE, FACP

ASP Past President
Director of Clinical Affairs
University of Utah School of Medicine

Sylk Sotto, EdD, MBA, MPS

Sylk Sotto, EdD, MBA, MPS

AIM Past President
Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs
Department of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine

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Patricia Vassallo, MD

ASP President
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lisa Willett, MD, MACM, FACP

Lisa Willett, MD, MACM, FACP

APDIM Past President
Program Director
Department of Medicine
University of Alabama School of Medicine

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David A. Wininger, MD

APDIM President
Program Director, Department of Internal Medicine
Ohio State University College of Medicine