Skip to main content
Shopping Cart
HomeOfficers and Board Members

Officers and At-Large Directors

President, Board of Directors - Thomas D. Harter, PhD
Director, Department of Bioethics and Humanities
Chair, Institutional Review Board
Gundersen Health System


President-Elect -Dennis H. Novack, MD
Associate Dean of Medical Education
Professor of Medicine
Drexel University College of Medicine


Past-President - P. Preston Reynolds, MD, PhD, MACP

Professor of Medicine and Nursing

Associate Chair, Professionalism and Diversity

University of Virginia

Treasurer - John Spandorfer, MD
Associate Dean for Professionalism in Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Secretary - Jaishree "Jazz" Patel, PharmD
Director of Career Development
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine 

At-Large Directors

Patrick D. Herron, DBe

Associate Professor, Department of Family & Social Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Director, Bioethics Education

Director of Operations & Educational Programming,

Ruth L. Gottesman Clinical Skills Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Ellen M. Friedman, MD, FACS, FAAP
Professor, Otolaryngology
Director, Center for Professionalism in Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine

Darcy A. Reed, MD, MPH

Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Associate Director, Program in Professionalism and Values
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Consultant, Community Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic-Rochester

Ashley K. Fernandes, MD, PhD, FAAP
Director of Professional Competency
Associate Director of the Center for Bioethics
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nanette Elster, JD, MPH
Associate Professor, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine