Board of Trustees
Cheryll Albold, Ph.D., M.S.Ed.
Designated Institutional Administrator
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Barbara Barzansky, Ph.D., M.H.P.E.
Director, Undergraduate Medical Education and LCME Co-secretary
American Medical Association
Ronald R. Blanck, D.O.
Chairman and Partner
Martin, Blanck & Associates
Falls Church, Virginia
Pamela Blizzard, M.B.A.
Education Entrepreneur & Board Member
Research Triangle, North Carolina
Donald Craig Brater, M.D.
President and CEO
Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
Peter F. Buckley, M.D.
Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Francis L. Counselman, M.D., C.P.E.
Eastern Virginia Medical School Distinguished Professor of Emergency Medicine
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Steven Robert Craig, M.D.
Executive Director, Des Moines Area Medical Education Consortium and
Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Student Affairs (Des Moines Branch Campus)
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Des Moines, Iowa
Andrew T. Filak, Jr., M.D.
Chair, ECFMG Board of Trustees
Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Asqual Getaneh, M.D., M.P.H.
International Community Health Services (ICHS)
Maryellen E. Gusic, M.D.
Vice Chair, ECFMG Board of Trustees
Senior Advisor for Educational Affairs
Professor of Medical Education
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Anne Marie Irani, M.D.
Professor Emerita of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Prerna Mona Khanna, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Director, Occupational and Preventive Medicine
Desert Regional Medical Center
Palm Springs, California
William H. Kurtz, B.A.
Executive Management (Retired)
Audubon Nature Institute
New Orleans, Louisiana
Thomas E. Norris, M.D.
Physician Coach and Speaker
Professor and Chair of Family Medicine Emeritus
University of Washington School of Medicine
John Ogunkeye, M.S.
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President of Global Services
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
James F. Pelegano, M.D., M.S.
Senior Director Global Initiatives
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York
Jason Z. Qu, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Nyapati R. Rao, M.D., M.S.
The Von Tauber Chair, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Services
Nassau University Medical Center
East Meadow, New York
Beatriz Wills, M.D. (IMG Resident/Fellow Trustee)
Fellow, Hematology Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
William W. Pinsky, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jeanette Mladenovic, M.D., M.B.A.