ECFMG Fast Facts
- Established in 1956
- Private, nonprofit organization
- Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Employs more than 800 people
ECFMG is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of two nominees from each of its organizational members, up to eight Trustees-at-Large, and ECFMG’s President, who serves as a voting member of the Board.
Barry S. Smith, M.D.
Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine
Kevin B. Weiss, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Vice President, Institutional Accreditation
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Barbara Barzansky, Ph.D., M.H.P.W.
Director, Undergraduate Medical Education and LCME Co-secretary
American Medical Association
Nyapati R. Rao, M.D., M.S.
The Von Tauber Chair, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Nassau University Medical Center
East Meadow, New York
Karen H. Antman, M.D.
Provost, Boston University Medical Campus
Dean, School of Medicine
Maryellen E. Gusic, M.D.
Steven Robert Craig, M.D., M.A.C.P.
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.
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Pamela Blizzard, M.B.A.
Research Triangle High School
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Ram R. Krishna, M.D.
Asqual Getaneh, M.D., M.P.H.
MedStar Health Research Institute
Dotun Ogunyemi, M.D.
Professor & Systems Vice Chair, Patient Safety and Quality
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beaumont Health/Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Royal Oak, Michigan
Ronald R. Blanck, D.O.
Chairman and Partner
Martin, Blanck & Associates
Falls Church, Virginia
Patrick Courtin, Ph.D.
Albert G. Deana, C.P.A.
Joe G.N. Garcia, M.D.
Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
University of Arizona
Cynthia Haines, M.B.A.
Senior Vice President, International Services
Boston Children’s Hospital
Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, M.D., M.S.P.H., M.B.A.
Associate Vice President–Health Sciences
Anne M. Murphy, J.D.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Rush University Medical Center
James F. Pelegano, M.D., M.S.
Senior Director Global Initiatives
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York
Emmanuel G. Cassimatis, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
ECFMG Fast Facts
ECFMG issued the first Standard ECFMG Certificates in 1958. Since then, it has certified more than 320,000 international medical graduates.
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