Board of Trustees

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.

American Board of Medical Specialties

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
Norfolk, Virginia

Thomas E. Norris, M.D.
Physician Coach and Speaker
Studer Group®
Professor and Chair of Family Medicine Emeritus
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

American Medical Association

Barbara Barzansky, Ph.D., M.H.P.W.
Director, Undergraduate Medical Education and LCME Co-secretary
American Medical Association
Chicago, Illinois

Nyapati R. Rao, M.D., M.S.
The Von Tauber Chair, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Nassau University Medical Center
East Meadow, New York

Association of American Medical Colleges

Peter F. Buckley, M.D.
Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and Executive Vice President for
Medical Affairs

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Richmond, Virginia

Maryellen E. Gusic, M.D.
Senior Advisor for Educational Affairs
Professor of Medical Education
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia

Association for Hospital Medical Education

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.
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States, Inc.

Pamela Blizzard, M.B.A.
Managing Director
Research Triangle High School
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Ram R. Krishna, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon
Yuma, Arizona

National Medical Association

Asqual Getaneh, M.D., M.P.H.
MedStar Health Research Institute
Hyattsville, Maryland

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

Joe G.N. Garcia, M.D.
Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Steven D. Kirkpatrick
Director, Finance
Main Line HealthCare Physician Network
Paoli, Pennsylvania

Anne M. Murphy, J.D.
Hinckley Allen
Boston, Massachusetts

James F. Pelegano, M.D., M.S.
Senior Director Global Initiatives
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

William W. Pinsky, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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