American College of Physicians recognizes 53 new Masters for career accomplishments

The American College of Physicians elected 53 physicians to Master status within the organization for making notable contributions to medicine.

These contributions include those in teaching, clinical research, clinical practice, preventive medicine, delivery improvements or contributions to literature. Masters are chosen "on account of personal character, positions of honor, contributions toward furthering the purposes of the ACP, eminence in practice or in medical research, or other attainments in science or in the art of medicine." The following 53 physicians will be recognized at a ceremony during ACP's annual meeting in March.

  • Jeffrey L. Berenberg, MD (Kaneohe, Hawaii)
  • Nora Valeria Bergasa, MD (New York)
  • Ruth E. Berggren, MD (San Antonio, Texas)
  • Glenn J. Bingle, MD (Indianapolis)
  • Patricia A. Bomba, MD (Pittsford, N.Y.)
  • George J. Bosl, MD (Syosset, N.Y.)
  • Major W. Bradshaw, MD (Houston)
  • John B. Bulger, DO (Danville, Pa.)
  • John M. Carethers, MD (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
  • David S. Cooper, MD (Baltimore)
  • William A. Curry, MD (Birmingham, Ala.)
  • Anne B. Curtis, MD (Buffalo, N.Y.)
  • Nitin S. Damle, MD, MS (Wakefield, R.I.)
  • Stephen Neil Davis, MD (Baltimore)
  • Robert Dreicer, MD (Cleveland)
  • Richard M. Dupee, MD (Boston)
  • John R. Ebright, MD (Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.)
  • Edwin W. Grimsley, MD (Macon, Ga.)
  • James F. Hanley, MD (Laguna Vista, Texas)
  • Darrell W. Harrington, MD (Long Beach, Calif.)
  • Stuart B. Himmelstein, MD (Lake Worth, Fla.)
  • Phillip E. Hoffsten, MD (Pierre, S.D.)
  • Robert H. Hopkins Jr., MD (Little Rock, Ark.)
  • Hans-Peter Kohler, MD (Bern, Switzerland)
  • Princy N. Kumar, MD (Washington, D.C.)
  • H. Clifford Lane, MD (Cabin John, Md.)
  • Debra K. Litzelman, MD (Carmel, Ind.)
  • Milton de Arruda Martins, MD (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  • Barbara L. McAneny, MD (Albuquerque, N.M.)
  • David E. Midthun, MD (Rochester, Minn.)
  • Clinton K. Murray, MC USA (San Antonio)
  • Heidi D. Nelson, MD (Portland, Ore.)
  • John E. Nestler, MD (Richmond, Va.)
  • James R. O'Dell, MD (Omaha, Neb.)
  • John H. O'Neill Jr., DO (Middletown, Del.)
  • Thomas J. Olsen, MD (St. Louis)
  • Calvin Q. Pan, MD (Flushing, N.Y.)
  • Mukta Panda, MD (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
  • Michael W. Peterson, MD (Fresno, Calif.)
  • Maria E. Pinto, MD (Santiago, Chile)
  • Mark W. Purtle, MD (Des Moines, Iowa)
  • Khalid A. Qushmaq, MD (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
  • Daniel W. Rahn, MD (Little Rock, Ark.)
  • Maria A. Rodriguez, MD (Houston)
  • Mitchell H. Rosner, MD (Charlottesville, Va.)
  • Gerald W. Smetana, MD (West Roxbury, Mass.)
  • Bruce C. Smith, MD (Issaquah, Wash.)
  • Paul A. Smith, MD (Seattle)
  • Banu E. Symington, MD (Twin Falls, Idaho)
  • Gary H. Tabas, MD (Pittsburgh)
  • Thomas G. Tape, MD (Omaha, Neb.)
  • Peter F. Weller, MD (Boston)
  • Mone Zaidi, MD (New York)


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