Committees

If you are interested in serving on a committee, and you are an FSPHP member, please submit your interest on this form to [email protected] or [email protected]. 


Committee Interest Form



2019-2020 FEDERATION OF STATE PHYSICIAN HEALTH PROGRAMS COMMITTEE ROSTERS

Executive Committee

Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM President, Chair
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, President Elect
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM, Immediate Past President
Heather Wilson, MSW, CFRE, Secretary
Deanne Chapman, PA-C, Treasurer
Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM, Southeast Region Representative
Daniel I. Perlin, MD, Northeast Region Representative
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director/Staff

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.

Nominating Committee

P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM, Immediate Past President
Kathleen Boyd, MSW, LICSW, Northeast Region Representative
Terry Bedient, FACHE, President’s Appointment
Mary Fahey, LCSW, Central Region Representative
Joseph Jordan, PhD, Southeast Region Representative
Merlin Kilbury, MD, Western Region Representative
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff

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.

Bylaws Committee

Debra Grossbaum, Esq., Chair
Terrance Bedient, FACHE
Jennifer Boren
Maureen Dinnan, Esq.
Sarah Early, PsyD
Jon Shapiro, MD

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

Program Planning Committee

Martha Brown, MD, Co-Chair
Doris Gundersen, MD, Co-Chair
Terrance Bedient, FACHE
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH
Mary Ellen Caiati, MD
Dianne Gay
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM
Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM
Philip Hemphill, PhD
Robin F. McCown
Kristi Plotner, LCSW
Ben Seymour, CADC, CIP
Sara Shelton
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff
Sandra Savage, Meeting & Membership Coordinator, Staff

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

Publication Committee

Sarah Early, PsyD, Co-chair 
Amanda Kimmel, MPA, Co-Chair 
Laura Berg, LCSW-C
Mary Ellen Caiati, MD
Joyce Davidson, LSW
Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM
Anne Naus Kelley, LCSW, LCAC
Edwin Kim, MD
Shea Scheuler, MA, LMFTA, CDP
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff

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

Public Policy Committee

Scott L. Hambleton, MD, FASAM, Chair 
Michael Baron, MD, MPH, FASAM
James Conway, LMFT
Monica R. Feider, MSW, LICSW
Edwin Kim, MD
Amanda Kimmel, MPA
Daniel I. Perlin, MD
Michael J. Ramirez, MS
Luis T. Sanchez, MD
Michael Sucher, MD

PURPOSE: To draft public policies for FSPHP Board and membership approval, provide media promotion assistance.  Develop an at least monthly “feature” for the FSPHP website sharing news or updates of the work of PHPs, and sharing a participant story.

Finance Committee

Deeanne Chapman, PA-C, Chair
Terrance Bedient, FACHE
Sarah Early, PsyD
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM
Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM
Greg L. Jones, MD
Kelley Long, MBA
Kirsten Mack
Robin F. McCown
Warren Pendergast, MD

Penelope Ziegler, MD
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director, Staff

PURPOSE: To provide financial oversight and develop budget for FSPHP Board approval.

 

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

P. Bradley Hall, MD, Co-Chair
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, Co-Chair
Mary Fahey, LCSW
Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM
John Jackson, MD
Greg L. Jones, MD 
Robin McCown
Joe Siegler, MD
Amy Tardy, PhD, LCPC-C
Craig Uthe, MD

PURPOSE: To nominate members for FSPHP Board approval; recruit new members for individual and especially the organizational membership category. 

Ethics Committee

Michael Baron, MD, MPH, FASAM, Chair
Candace Backer, LCSW
Bradley Diner, MD
Monica Feider, MSW, LICSW
Sally Garhart, MD
Greg L. Jones, MD
Joe Jordan, PhD
Edwin Kim, MD
Alexis Polles, MD
Herb Rakatansky, MD
Michael Ramirez, MS
Tracy R. Zemansky, PhD
Emily Zalasky, LBSW

PURPOSE: To receive, assess and make recommendations to the FSPHP Board of Directors regarding inquiries related to FSPHP Code of Conduct.   

Past President Committee

Luis. T. Sanchez, MD, Chair
Gary Carr, MD
John Fromson, MD

Michael H. Gendel, MD
Doris Gundersen, MD
P. Bradley Hall, MD
Lynn Hankes, MD, FASAM
Warren Pendergast, 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)

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.

Accountability, Consistency & Excellence Committee

Maureen Dinnan, Esq., Co-Chair
Doina Lupea, MD, MHSC, Co-chair
E. Maire Durnin-Goodman, MD
Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM
Scott L. Hambleton, MD
Jennifer Melamed, MD, MBchB
Alexis Polles, MD
Michael J. Ramirez, MS
Jon Shapiro, MD

Purpose: To develop guidelines for Performance Enhancement Reviews for PHP programs and to update the FSPHP 2005 Guidelines.

Medical Student & Resident Committee

Martha Brown, MD, Co-Chair
Joyce Davidson, LSW, Co-Chair
Kathryn M. Andolsek, MD, MPH
Jim Andriole, DO
Kathi Boyd, MSW, LICSW
Paula Colescott
Maureen Dinnan, Esq.
Michael Ellis, MD
Cynthia Gordon, MD, JD
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM
Philip Hemphill PhD
Merlin Kilbury, MD
Kay O’Shea
Tracy R. Zemansky, PhD

Purpose: Define components required to educate medical students and residents regarding physician health and to facilitate implementation.

Research Committee

Lisa Merlo, PhD, MPE, Co-Chair
Karen Miotto, MD, Co-Chair
J. Randle Adair, DO
Joy Albuquerque, MA, MD, FRCPC
Kathryn Andolsek, MD, MPH
Martha Brown, MD
Paul H. Earley, MD, DFASAM
Erica Frank, MD
Dianne Gay 
Michael H. Gendel, MD
Christopher Hamilton, PhD, MPA
Philip Hemphill, PhD
Warren Pendergast, MD
Luis T. Sanchez, MD
Jeffrey Selzer, MD
Penelope Ziegler, MD
Linda Bresnahan, MS, Executive Director, Staff

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.

Task Force on Educational Materials           

Tiffany Booher, MA, CADE, CIP, CCSM
Greg L. Jones, MD
Amanda Kimmel, MPA
Alexis Polles, MD
Jon A. Shapiro, MD
Michael A. Sucher, MD

Purpose:  To design guidelines and a process for education material for members, as well as oversee member materials at various FSPHP events.

Funding Development Committee

Kelley Long, MBA, Co-Chair
Angela Graham, MPA, Co-Chair
Robin McCown
Heather Wilson, MSW, CFRE
Penny Zeigler, MD
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director/Staff

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.

AMA Official Observer

FSPHP representative to the AMA, Scott Hambleton, MD and Luis T. Sanchez, MD

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.  

MAT Task Force

Scott L. Hambleton, MD, DFASAM, Co-Chair
Michael Baron, MD, MPH, DFASAM, Co-Chair
Chris Bundy, MD
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM
Laura Moss, MD
Penny Ziegler, MD

Purpose: Draft Guidelines for MAT to recommend to the FSPHP Board.

Multiple PHPs in 1 State Task Force

Jon Shapiro, MD, Chair
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH
P. Bradley Hall, MD, DABAM
John Jackson, MD
Linda Bresnahan, Executive Director/Staff

Purpose: Recommend FSPHP position with respect to more than 1 approved PHP in a state, and address bylaw implications.

Task Force to Address Cannabinoids Use and Products

Doris Gundersen, MD, Chair
J. Randle Adair, DO
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH
Michael J. Ramirez, MS

Purpose:  To consider a position statement or policy for FSPHP in collaboration with the ACE Committee and their Cannabis Use section (page 62).