Connecting education to exceptional patient care.



Kimberly Pierce

Kimberly Pierce Burke
Executive Director
Alliance of Independent
Academic Medical Centers

Mindi Apicella

Mindi Apicella
Administrative Coordinator
Alliance of Independent
Academic Medical Centers


Joseph Portoghese

Joseph Portoghese, MD
Chief Academic Officer and DIO
AdventHealth Orlando
Orlando, FL


James Orlando

James Orlando, EdD
Chief Graduate Medical Education Officer
ACGME Designated Institutional Official
St. Luke's University Health Network
Bethlehem, PA


Victor Kolade

Victor Kolade, MD
Clerkship Director, Internal Medecine
Guthrie Robert Packer Hostpital
Sayre, PA


Gillian Abshire

Gillian Abshire, RN, MS
Director, Graduate Medical Education
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Rajiv Gala

Rajiv Gala, MD
Designated Institutional Official
Ochsner Health
New Orleans, LA

Ryan Pong

Ryan Pong, MD
Vice President and Chief Academic Officer
Virgina Mason Franciscan Health
Seattle, WA

Heather Sankey

Heather Sankey, MD, MEd, FACOG, CPE
Chair, Baystate Medical Center Department of Ob/Gyn
Baystate Medical Center
Springfield, MA

Reham Shaaban

Reham Shaaban, DO
Program Director, Internal Medicine, and DIO
The Valley Hospital
Ridgewood, NJ

Diana Singer

Diana Singer, PhD, RN
Executive Director, Academic Affairs
JPS Health Network
Fort Worth, TX

Steven Svoboda

Steven Svoboda, MBA
Vice President of Medical Education and DIO
Ascension Illinois
Chicago, IL

Jack Ziffer

Jack Ziffer, PhD, MD
Executive VP, Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Physician Executive
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, FL

Kathleen Zoppi

Kathleen Zoppi, PhD, MPH
Assistant Designated Institutional Official
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN