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American Association for Physician Leadership
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Dr. Stephanie Duggan Named Chair of AAPL's Board of Directors

May 30, 2022

The American Association for Physician Leadership recently named Stephanie Duggan, MD, CPE, FACEP, FAAPL, as chair of its board of directors.

Duggan, regional president and CEO of Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw, Ascension Standish Hospital and Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas and an 18-year member of AAPL, was serving as vice chair of the board. She takes over for Ash R. Gokli, MD, CPE, FACEP, FAAPL, who will continue to serve on the board.

The new vice chair is Bruce Levy, MD, CPE, FAAPL, associate chief medical informatics officer for education and research at Geisinger. Levy was elected to the board in 2020.

J. Gregory Jolissaint, MD, MS, CPE, FAAPL, joins the board as chair of the Certifying Commission to Medical Management, in a nonvoting capacity, replacing Daniel A. Lace, MD, CPE, FAAPL.

Board members departing because of term limits include past chair Mark C. Lester, MD, MBA, CPE, FAANS, FACS, FAAPL; Linda Lawrence, MD, CPE, FACEP; and Gregg Davis, MD, MBA.

AAPL’s 2022 Board of Directors:

  • CHAIR Stephanie Duggan, MD, CPE, FACEP, FAAPL

  • VICE CHAIR Bruce Levy, MD, CPE, FAAPL

  • PAST CHAIR Ash R. Gokli, MD, CPE, FACEP, FAAPL

  • Zulma M. Berríos, MD, MBA, CPE, FAAPL

  • Randall Bickle, DO, JD, CPE, FAAPL

  • Michael R. Canady, MD, MBA, CPE, FACS, FAAPL, FACHE

  • Jimmy Y. Chung, MD, MBA, FACS, FABQAURP, CMRP

  • Colleen F. Inouye, MD, MS-PopH, MMM, FACOG, CPE, FAAPL

  • Julie T. Joseph, MD, MPH, MBA, CPE, FAAPL

  • Saju Joy, MD, MBA, MS, CPE

  • Teresa Malcolm, MD, FACOG, MBA, CPE, CPXP, ACC

  • Anne VanGarsse, MD, CPE, FAAP, CHCEF, FAAPL


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The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) changed its name from the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) in 2014. We may have changed our name, but we are the same organization that has been serving physician leaders since 1975.

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