Executive Council

A Strong Foundation of Leadership

Executive Council members oversee AADPRT’s volunteer committees, caucuses, and task forces organized by areas integral to the organization's operation and development.

Committee Charges

Committee Chair Responsibilities

Conflict of Interest Disclosures 

Committee/Caucus Chair Selection Process


Steering Committee

Steering Committee member terms are one year with the exception of treasurer who may be apppointed for up to three years.

Randy Welton

president 

Randy Welton, MD

Northeast Ohio
Medical University

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Erick Hung

treasurer

Erick Hung, MD

University of California,
San Francisco

1 Year + 2 (2021-2024)

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Tracey Guthrie

president elect

John Q. Young, MD, MPP, PhD

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Tracey Guthrie

Program ChaiR

Rashi Aggarwal, MD

Rutgers New Jersey
Medical School

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Tracey Guthrie

secretary

Tracey Guthrie, MD

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Sallie DeGolia

program chair elect

Consuelo "Chi-chi" Cagande, MD

Children's Hospital
of Philadelphia

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Chairs

All standing committee chairs appointed for three years (one year for ACGME/ABPN Liaison Committees); can be reappointed up to five years; then need to be reassessed.

Randy Welton

ABPN/ACGME Liaison Committees

Randy Welton, MD

Northeast Ohio Medical University

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Erica Shoemaker

cap caucus/match consultant

Laurel Williams, DO

Baylor College of Medicine

3 Years (2021-2024)

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Addictions Committee

Amber Frank, MD

Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School

3 Years (2021-2024)

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Paul Lee

Curriculum committee

Anuja Mehta, MD

Univeristy of Central Florida HCA GME Consortium (Greater Orlando)

3 Years (2022-2025)

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Ann Schwarz

Assessment Committee

Julie Sadhu, MD

McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University

3 Years (2021-2024)

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Ann Schwarz

Development committee

Ann Schwartz, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

3 Years (2021-2024)

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Ann Cunningham

Awards committee

John Q. Young, MD, MPP, PhD

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Ann Cunningham

Information Management committee

Saira Kalia, MD

University of Arizona

3 years (2023-2026)

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Vishal Madaan

International medical graduate (IMG) Committee

Madhu Rajanna, MD

St. Johns Episcopal South Shore

3 Years (2022-2025)

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Tracey Guthrie

Justice, equity, Diversity, Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) committee

Ulrick Vieux, MD

Hackensack Meridian Health - Jersey Shore

3 years (2022-2025)

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Sourav Sengupta

Membership committee

Lindsey Pershern, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

3 years (2023-2026)

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Mentorship committee

Isheeta Zalpuri, MD

Stanford University School of Medicine

3 years (2022-2025)

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Erin Crocker

neuroscience education committee

Mayada Akil, MD

Georgetown University
Medical Center

3 Years (2023-2026)

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Ann Schwarz

recruitment committee

Lia Thomas, MD

UT Southwestern Medical Center

3 Years (2023-2026)

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Melissa Arbuckle

Workforce Committee

Tanya Keeble, MD

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

3 Years (2022-2025)

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Ann Cunningham

nominating committee

Sallie DeGolia, MD, MPH

Stanford University

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Joy Houston

Regional Representatives committee

Sandra Batsel-Thomas, MD

University of Kentucky

3 Years (2023-2026)

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Organizational Equity committee

Ana Ozdoba, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore
Medical Center

3 Years (2022-2025)

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Will Newman

Subspecialty Caucus

Carrie Ernst, MD

Icahn School of Medicine at
Mount Sinai

3 Years (2021-2024)

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Erin Crocker

Psychotherapy committee

Anne Ruble, MD

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

3 Years (2022-2025)

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Joy Houston

wellbeing and burnout committee

Lillian "Joy" Houston, MD

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

3 Years (2023-2026)

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Appointed Members

The president can appoint four members for one-year terms; can be reappointed by successive presidents for up to two additional one-year terms.

Jessica Kovach

presidential appointee

Krystal Hernandez, BA

University of Central Florida/HCA GME Consortium (Greater Orlando) Program

1 year (2023-2024)

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Melissa Arbuckle, MD

presidential appointee

Jacqueline Hobbs, MD, PhD

University of Washington

1 year (2023 -2024)

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Ann Schwarz

Presidential Appointee

Deborah Spitz, MD

University of Chicago

1 Year (2023-2024)

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Past Presidents

Melissa Arbuckle

past-President

Sallie De Golia, MD, MPH

Stanford University

2 Years (2023-2025)

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Melissa Arbuckle

Past, past- President

Mike Travis, MD

Western Psychiatric Hospital

2 Years (2022-2024)

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Representatives/Liaisons

Only the Academic Psychiatry Governance Board representative is a sitting EC member.

AACDp liaison

Carol Bernstein, MD

Montefiore Medical Center /Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Jessica Kovach

CFAS/AAMC Liaison

Krystal Graham, MD

Gateway Behavioral Health CSB

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AACDP Liaison

Ahmad Hameed, MD

Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center

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Sheldon Benjamin

CFAS/AAMC LIAISON

Sandra Sexson, MD

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

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Jessica Kovach

Governance Board Member Academic Psychiatry

Donna Sudak, MD

Tower Health -- Phoenixville Hospital General Psychiatry

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Sheldon Benjamin

OPDA liaison

Deborah Spitz, MD

University of Chicago

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