Committees

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2022-2023 FEDERATION OF STATE PHYSICIAN HEALTH PROGRAMS COMMITTEE ROSTERS

Executive Committee
Purpose: To act for and on behalf of the Board of Directors in all matters requiring prompt attention between Board meetings, and to select the location for the annual meeting.

Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM, President, Chair
Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM, President-Elect
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, Immediate Past President
Heather Wilson, MSW, CFRE, Secretary
Kelley Long, MBA, Treasurer
Alexis Polles, MD Southeast Region Representative
Jon Shapiro, MD, Northeast Region Representative
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director/Staff

Nominating Committee
Purpose: To submit a slate of one or more nominees for each of the Officer/Director positions to be filled by election, and to nominate PHP members to the Board of Directors when terms expire or become vacant, in accordance with FSPHP Policies and Bylaws.

Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, Immediate Past President, Chair
Amanda Kimmel, MPA - Presidential Appointment
Eric Lott, MD - Western Region Representative
Kay O'Shea, MA, CADC - Central Region Representative
Ray Truex, MD, FACS, FAANS - Northeast Region Representative
Sandra Frazier, MD, FASAM - Southeast Region Representative
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff

Bylaws Committee
Purpose: Review of proposed by-laws changes for internal consistency and language; overall review of bylaws as needed.

Jon Shapiro, MD, DABAM, FASAM, MRO, Chair
Debra Grossbaum, Esq.
Kelley Long, MBA
Sarah Early, PsyD
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director/Staff

Program Planning Committee
Purpose: To plan, facilitate, and oversee the operation of the Annual Meeting.

Martha Brown, MD, Co-Chair
Doris Gundersen, MD, Co-Chair
Amanda Kimmel, MPA
Ben Seymour, CADC, CIP
Candace Cochran, MSPR
Craig Uthe, MD
Dianne Gay
Kimberly Zillmer, BA, LADC
Mary Ellen Caiati, MD
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM
Philip Hemphill, PhD
Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM
Scott Humphreys, MD
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff
Beth Maher, Membership & Meeting Coordinator, Staff

Publication Committee
Purpose: To publish the FSPHP Newsletter and oversee the FSPHP website and listserv.

Amanda Kimmel, MPA, Co-Chair 
Sarah Early, PsyD, Co-Chair
Edwin Kim, MD
Mark Albanese, MD
Mary Ellen Caiati, MD
Terry Lavery, MA, LCPC
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff

Public Policy Committee
Purpose: The FSPHP Public Policy Committee is responsible for overseeing the development of FSPHP policy statements, position statements, and joint policy statements with allied organizations for FSPHP Board adoption. It also considers and recommends endorsement decisions to the FSPHP Board for non-FSPHP (external) policy statements.

Alexis Polles, MD, Chair 
Amanda Kimmel, MPA
Anthony Cloy, MD
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM 
Edwin Kim, MD
James Conway, LMFT
John Kuhn, MD
Kelli C. Jacobsen, MSW, LCSW
Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM
Terrance Bedient, FACHE
Tish Vincent, LMSW, Esq
Linda Bresnahan, MS, Executive Director, Staff

Finance Committee
Purpose: To provide financial oversight and develop budget for FSPHP Board approval.

Kelley Long, MBA, Chair
Kirsten Mack
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM
Penelope Ziegler, MD
Robin F. McCown
Sarah Early, PsyD
Terrance Bedient, FACHE
Warren Pendergast, MD
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff


SPECIAL FSPHP COMMITTEES
(Subcommittees or Task Forces)

Special Committees, subcommittees, or task forces, may be appointed by the President with the approval of the Board providing they are not in conflict with FSPHP Bylaws. The duties and scope of responsibilities of any such body shall be defined in writing by the President with Board approval at the time of appointment.

Membership Committee
Purpose: To support membership engagement, recruitment and retention by identifying strategies in alignment with FSPHP strategic plans to address member challenges and needs. This is to include assessing and recommending products, services, and programs that will enhance the value of FSPHP membership and benefit those who are served by FSPHP members. The membership committee reviews membership applications and works with the Finance Committee to propose membership dues to the Board.

Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, Chair
Edwin Kim, MD
John Jackson, MD 
Mary Fahey, LCSW
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM
Robin McCown
Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM
Shane Moes
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff

Ethics Committee
Purpose: To receive, assess and make recommendations to the FSPHP Board of Directors regarding inquiries related to FSPHP Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest Policy.   

Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM, Chair
Art Hengerer, MD, FACS
Bradley Diner, MD
David Granovetter, MD
Edwin Kim, MD
Emily Zalasky, LBSW
Herb Rakatansky, MD, FACP, FACG
Jenny Melamed, MD, MBChB, FASAM
Jerry Smith, PsyD
Joe Jordan, PhD
Laura Moss, MD
Robert Simpson, MD
Tracy R. Zemansky, PhD
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff

Past President Committee
Purpose: To provide insight, experience and expertise to the Federation and to collaborate with key stakeholders. To share news of the work of PHPs, and FSPHP progress with regular articles, potentially a FSPHP video, featuring highlights of the work PHPs do, performance enhancement review progress, and outcomes in the field.

Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM, Chair
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM, Co-Chair
Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM
Doris Gundersen, MD
Warren Pendergast, MD
Michael H. Gendel, MD
Lynn Hankes, MD, FASAM
John Fromson, MD

David Dodd, MD (In Memoriam)
Martin C. Doot, MD (In Memoriam)
Violet Eggert, MD (In Memoriam)
Richard Irons, MD (In Memoriam)
Peter Mansky, MD (In Memoriam)
Gerald L. Summer, MD (In Memoriam)

Medical Student & Resident Committee
Purpose: Define components required to educate medical students and residents regarding physician health and to facilitate implementation.

Martha Brown, MD, Co-Chair
Amanda Kimmel, MPA
Anthony Cloy, MD
Bara Litman-Pike, Psy.D.
Kathleen Boyd, MSW, LICSW
Kay O’Shea, MA, CADC 
Michael Ellis, MD
Mikhail Joutovsky, DO
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM
Philip Hemphill PhD
Ray Truex, MD, FACS, FAANS
Rebecca Payne, MD
Robert Simpson, MD
Ruchi Mishra Fitzgerald, MD

Tracy R. Zemansky, PhD

Research Committee
Purpose: Develop, evaluate and pursue research opportunities including partnerships and funding which may be available to the FSPHP and facilitate individual program research and present such opportunities to the FSPHP with recommendations. To have two active accomplishable research projects looking at PHP Model Outcomes and PHP Participant Experience.

Lisa Merlo, PhD, MPE, Co-Chair
Karen Miotto, MD, Co-Chair
Dianne Gay 
Martha Brown, MD
Michael H. Gendel, MD
Natalie Lyons
Pamela Rowland, PhD
Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM
Penelope Ziegler, MD
Philip Hemphill, PhD
Rosalie Hemphill, MSW
Warren Pendergast, MD
Linda Bresnahan, MS, Executive Director, Staff

Funding Development Committee
Purpose: The purpose of the Fund Development Committee is to plan and implement a comprehensive fund development initiative, to recommend fundraising strategies to the Board of Directors, and to support funding initiatives in collaboration with the funding workgroup.

Angela Graham, MPA, Chair
Heather Wilson, MSW, CFRE, CAE 
Kelley Long, MBA
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director/Staff

AMA Official Observer
Purpose: The purpose of the FSPHP’s AMA Official Observer is to review AMA resolutions in advance of AMA meetings, to communicate resolutions that relate to the mission of PHPs, to members for state level action, and to represent FSPHP’s position on resolutions to address at the AMA meetings.  
FSPHP representatives to the AMA: Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM

Task Force to Support Safe Haven 
Purpose: To reduce known barriers to help-seeking that may discourage health professionals from obtaining appropriate support and/or treatment when their wellbeing is at risk.  This will be accomplished through education, by sharing examples of PHPs and medical boards, that support licensure question reform and model legislation that is ADA complaint, protects the privacy of health information, and permits non-reporting of health conditions that are (or have been) appropriately addressed and do not pose risk to the public.

Doris Gundersen, MD, Chair
Art Hengerer, MD, FACS
Bara Litman-Pike, PsyD
David Granovetter, MD
Edwin Kim, MD
Jen Brandt, LISW-S, PhD
Natalie Lyons
Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM
Linda Bresnahan, MS, Executive Director/Staff

 


 ACCREDITATION AND REVIEW COUNCIL (ARC)

• Performance Enhancement and Effectiveness Review (PEER™) Committee (PEERC)
• Evaluation and Treatment Accreditation™ (FSPHP-ETA™) Committee (ETAC)
• Evaluation and Treatment Accreditation Committee Focus Group

The FSPHP Board of Directors has created an oversight committee (the Accreditation and Review Council (ARC)) and two technical committees (the Evaluation and Treatment Accreditation™ (FSPHP-ETA™) Committee (ETAC) and the Performance Enhancement and Effectiveness Review (PEER™) Committee (PEERC)).

The ARC, PEERC, and ETAC are each comprised of a highly diverse group of stakeholders. The ARC includes FSPHP Members and distinguished representatives of the FSMB, AMA, ABMS, APA, AOA, ACP, ACGME,  MPLA, and AOA. The ETAC includes FSPHP Members and providers (potential participants in the FSPHP-ETA™ program).

*Membership of the ARC is determined by the FSPHP Board of Directors; and Membership to the PEER is determined by the FSPHP ARC, and the FSPHP Board of Directors.
*Membership to the ETAC and ETAC Focus Group is by application or review by the FSPHP ARC, and FSPHP Board of Directors.

Accreditation and Review Council (ARC)
Purpose: The purpose of the ARC is to review the work product of the two technical committees (the ETAC and the PEERC) and provide final recommendations on both committees’ work product to the FSPHP Board.

P. Bradley Hall, MD, DFASAM – ARC Co-Chair
Scott Hambleton, MD, DFASAM – ARC Co-Chair
Arthur Hengerer, MD, FACS voting ex officio for FSMB
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM
Jon Shapiro, MD, DABAM, FASAM, MRO
Joseph Jordan, PhD
Lois Snyder Sulmasy, JD, voting ex officio for ACP
Mary-Lou Misrahy, ARM, voting ex officio
Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM
Paul Earley, MD, DFASAM
Robert G. Piccinini, DO, voting ex officio for AOA
Thomas Granatir, voting ex officio for ABMS

Performance Enhancement and Effectiveness Review ™ (PEER™) Committee (PEERC) 
Purpose: To empower PHPs and other health programs for workers in safety-sensitive occupational roles to use the new version of the FSPHP Guidelines as a practical tool for identifying opportunities to optimize performance and effectiveness in alignment with best practices.

Jon Shapiro, MD, DABAM, FASAM, MRO - Chair (Pennsylvania Physicians Health Program)
Alexis Polles, MD - Vice Chair (Professionals Resource Network Florida)
Emily King, PA-C (North Carolina Professionals Health Program)

John Kuhn, MD (Oklahoma Health Professionals Program)
Kathleen Boyd, MSW, LICSW (Rhode Island Medical Society's Physician Health Program)
Kay O'Shea, MA, CADC (Missouri Physicians Health Program)
Kelley M. Long, MBA (Ohio Physicians Health Program)
Lynn Hankes, MD, FASAM (FSPHP Past President and Florida PRN Board Member)
Ryan Owsley, MD (Comprehensive Dermatology of Idaho, PLLC)
Tiffany Marie Booher, MA, LPC, CAADC, CIP, CCSM (Pennsylvania Physicians Health Program)

Evaluation and Treatment Accreditation (FSPHP-ETA™) 
Purpose:  To recognize evaluation and treatment services that are qualified to specialize in the care of medical students, residents, career physicians, and other safety-sensitive professionals, through a valid, reliable, and rational assessment process that demonstrates compliance with objective standards.

Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM – ETAC Chair (Tennessee Medical Foundation PHP)
Joseph Jordan, PhD – ETAC Vice Chair (North Carolina Professionals Health Program)
Candace Backer, LCSW, LCAC (Indiana State Medical Association Physician Assistance Program)
Daniel Angres, MD (Positive Sobriety Institute)
Greg Skipper, MD (Center for Professional Recovery)
Harry Haroutunian, MD (Home, Health & Personal Care)
John Roberts, MD (Pavillon)
Johnny Lee, MD (Farley Center)
Laura Moss, MD (Washington Physician Health Program)
Leah Claire Bennett, PhD (Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services)
Lisa Clark, RN, MSN (Ellenhorn, LLC)
Michael Wilkerson, MD (Bradford Health Services)
Navjyot Bedi, MD (Talbott Recovery)
Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM (Georgia Professionals Health Program, Inc.)
Peter Graham, PhD (Acumen Assessments)
Reid Alistair James Finlayson, MD (Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
Scott Teitelbaum, MD (UF Health)

Evaluation and Treatment Accreditation™ (FSPHP-ETA™) Committee (ETAC) Focus Group
Purpose: The ETAC organizes ad hoc focus groups to empower the full array of providers (assessment facilities, treatment centers, etc.) to engage and participate in the FSPHP-ETA™ program development process.

Betsy Williams, PhD, MPH (Professional Renewal Center and KU Department of Psychiatry School of Medicine)
Brian Coon, MA, LCAS (Pavillon)
Ethan Abramowitz, Esq. (Seltzer and Associates)
John Harden, LCSW, MPH (BoardPrep Recovery Center)
John Pustaver, Mdiv (Center for Professional Recovery)
John Whipple, MD (Acumen Institute, LLC)
Joseph Garbely, DO, FASAM (Caron Treatment Centers)
Lacey Herrington, PhD (Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services - Evaluation Center)
Marc Myer, MD (Formerly HBFF)
Mary Fahey, LCSW (Missouri Physicians Health Program)
Melissa Warner, MD (The Farley Center)