Leadership & Committees

Peter Rheinstein
PRESIDENT – Peter Rheinstein, M.D., J.D., FAAFP, FCLM (2019) Over 25 years at FDA, Dr. Rheinstein was responsible for implementing laws governing prescription drug promotion and generic drug approval. He is President of Severn Health Solutions and the Publisher of Discovery Medicine. He is Chairman of the United States Adopted Names (USAN) Council and the American Board of Legal Medicine. He is a Past President of the Drug Information Association (DIA) and the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins U School of Medicine and U of Maryland School of Law. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Legal Medicine.
Paul Kimmel
Dr. Kimmel served as Professor, and Director of the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at George Washington University, and was Director of Education at the American Society of Nephrology. He currently is Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University and Senior Advisor, Division of Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.  
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Carl Gunderson
SECRETARY – Carl Gunderson, M.D. (2018)
Dr. Gunderson is professor of Neurology at the Uniformed Services University.  He spent 34 years in the Army Medical Department, the last 16 years as Chief of Neurology and Program Director at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and 10 years as Chairman of the Neurology Department at the Uniformed Services University.
Edward Krill
TREASURER – Edward Krill, J.D. (2018)
Mr. Krill has been practicing business law with a focus on health care and hospitals for more than 35 years. He is a founding member of the American Society of Hospital Attorneys and has served as the Academy’s treasurer since 2004.
Brian Arling
DIRECTOR – Bryan Arling, M.D., FACP (2019)
Dr. Arling is a general internist who has been in private practice in the  Washington, DC area for over 30 years.  He has been on the Executive  Committee of the Academy of Medicine of Washington, DC for 15 years.  He  is one of the expert panel of physicians on the U.S. News and World Report web  page under Health and Medicine.
Barry Thompson
DIRECTOR – Barry Thompson, M.D. (2021)
Dr. Thompson served 30 years in the U.S. Air Force as a physician-geneticist. Upon retirement in 1998, he continued as the Director, Center for Medical and Molecular Genetics Armed Forces Institute of Pathology until 2001. After serving as a consultant at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, he was selected to be the first Medical Director at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. He is Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the Uniformed Services University.

Committee Chairs 2018

Admissions Committee Naomi Aronson, M.D.
Audit Committee Brian Monahan, M.D.
Constitution & Bylaws Committee Daniel Ein, M.D.
Medical Schools Committee Randy Howe III, M.D., J.D.
Nominations Committee Roselyn Epps, M.D.
Program Committee Scott Cohen, M.D.
Website Committee Pat Latham, M.D.

Last Updated: May 28, 2018