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

Melvin Blanchard

Vice Chair

Melvin Blanchard, MD

Greater Baltimore Medical Center





Bergitta E. Cotroneo, FACMPE

Ex Officio

Bergitta E. Cotroneo, FACMPE

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

Monica Fawthrop

Secretary-Treasurer

Monica Fawthrop

AIM Past President

Division Administrator, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Board Members

Mark E. Anderson, MD, PhD

Mark E. Anderson, MD, PhD

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

Donna Astiz, MD

Donna Astiz, MD

APDIM Past President
Program Director
Department of Medicine
Atlantic Health (Morristown)

Shobhina Chheda, MD, MPH

Shobhina Chheda, MD, MPH

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

Katherine Chretien, MD

Katherine Chretien, MD

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

Anne Curtis, MD

Anne B. Curtis, MD, MACP, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo

Patricia W. Finn, MD

Patricia W. Finn, MD

APM President-Elect

Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Kevin M. McKown, MD

Kevin M. McKown, MD

ASP Past President
Division Head, Division of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

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Allen Mead

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

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Amy Shaheen, MD MSc, FACP

CDIM President-Elect
Co-Director, Longitudinal Integrate Clerkship
Ambulatory, Department of Internal Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Debra Simmons, MD, MS, FACE, FACP

Debra Simmons, MD, MS, FACE, FACP

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

Sylk Sotto, EdD, MBA, MPS

Sylk Sotto, EdD, MBA, MPS

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

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Patricia Vassallo, MD

ASP President-Elect
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 President
Program Director
Department of Medicine
University of Alabama School of Medicine

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David A. Wininger, MD

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