Councilor at Large
Matthew Vrees, MD
Surgery





AMA Delegate
Alyn L. Adrain, MD
Gastroenterology



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AMA Delegate 
Peter A. Hollmann, MD
Geriatrics






AMA Alternate Delegate 
Sarah J. Fessler, MD
Family Medicine​





Chair of the Public Laws Committee
Michael E. Migliori, MD
Opthalmology



RI Psychiatric Society
Laura Stanton, MD​

Councilor at Large
Rachael A. Sullivan, MD
Plastic Surgery

American College of Cardiology, RI Chapter

RI Orthopedic Society

​Eric Walsh, MD

American Congress of Ob/Gyn, RI Section
Heather A. Smith, MD​

Chair, HealthCentric Advisors

Paul F. McKenney, MD

RI Thoracic Society

Rhode Island Medical Women's Association

Diane R. Siedlecki, MD

Councilor at Large
Patrick J. Sweeney, MD, PhD, MPH
Obstetrics and Gynecology​


Past President

​Bradley J. Collins, MD

​Internal Medicine

RI Society of Anesthesiologists

Herb Chen, MD

RI Neurologic Society
Kara Stavros, MD​

RI Dermatological Society

Helena Kuhn, MD

RI Academy of Physician Assistants (Co-reps)

James Carney, PA

Raymond Cord, PA-C

More about RIMS Leadership and Constituents

RI Society of Pathologists

​​​​​​​​​​​Immediate Past President

Peter A. Hollmann, MD
Geriatrics





Councilor at Large
Keith Callahan, MD, MBA Family Medicine





Councilor at Large
Roberto Ortiz, MD
Endocrinology





Councilor at Large
Dieter Pohl, MD
Surgery



Council (Includes members of the Board of Directors)

RI Urological Society
Andrew J. Tompkins, MD

Councilor at Large

Kara Stavros, MD

Neurology

RI Society of Allergy

Russell A. Settipane, MD

AMA Medical Student Delegation

​Ronald Akiki

Alec Kinczewski

Charlotte Lee

Kevin Tang

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Past President
Sarah J. Fessler, MD
Family Medicine​

RI Neurosurgical Society
Stephen C. Saris, MD​

American College of Emergency Physicians, RI Chapter
Dina Himelfarb, MD​

Committee on Conduct at AMA Meetings
Barry W. Wall, MD
Psychiatry

RI Gastroenterology Society

Alyn L. Adrain, MD

RI Gastroenterology

Society
Alyn L. Adrain, MD

American Academy of Pediatrics, RI Chapter
Susan Duffy, MD

RI Academy of Family Physicians

Keith L. Callahan, MD

RI Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Richard G. Bryan, MD, PhD

RI Radiology Society 

Jeffrey E. Silverstein, MD

RI Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgeons
Martin R. Papazian, MD​

American College of Physicians, RI Chapter

Audrey Kupchan, MD​

President
Christine Brousseau, MD, MPH
Obstetrics and Gynecology

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President-Elect
Catherine Cummings, MD
Emergency Medicine


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Chairman of the 
​Board

​Peter A. Hollmann, MD
Geriatrics




Vice President
Elizabeth B. Lange, MD

Pediatrics



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Treasurer
Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD, MBA

Internal Medicine Hospital Medicine



Secretary 
Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD
Internal Medicine


American Academy of Pediatrics, RI Chapter

Susan Duffy, MD

Board of Directors

For a detailed review of our leadership and committee members, please see the Busy Physicians' Guide to the Rhode Island Medical Society.

Constituent Societies of RIMS

The Societies listed below were first chartered by the Society in 1904 to represent their members in the RIMS House of Delegates.

  • Bristol County Medical Society (founded 1946)
  • Kent County Medical Society (founded 1904)
  • Newport County Medical Society (founded 1882)
  • Pawtucket Medical Association (founded 1895)
  • Providence Medical Association (founded 1848)
  • Washington County Medical Society (founded 1884)
  • Woonsocket District Medical Society (founded 1904)


Rhode Island Medical Society Council
​​Rhode Island Medical Society Council membership is comprised of:

  • RIMS Officers
  • Councilors-at-Large
  • Adjunct Councilors 
  • AMA Delegation 
  • Three most recent RIMS Past-Presidents
  • One representative from each of 29 county, district and medical specialty societies
  • Chair, RIMS Public Laws Committee
  • Chair, Rhode Island Medical Political Action Committee
  • President, RIMS Insurance Brokerage Corporation
  • Board Chair, HealthCentric Advisors
  • Two Residents/Fellows
  • Three Medical Students


Historical note
From June 1904 to May 1997, the House Delegates was the supreme governing body of RIMS. In 1997, RIMS became the second state medical society to eliminate its House of Delegates.


Committees of the Rhode Island Medical Society

  • ​Committee for Continuing Medical Education
  • Investment
  • Maternal Health*
  • Mediation*
  • Medical Review Advisory Committee
  • Medical Services Committee
  • Membership
  • Physician Competence*
  • Physician Health*
  • Public Laws Committee
  • Rhode Island Medical Political Action Committee

 * a peer review committee


Interested in becoming involved in one of the RIMS Committees? Contact us today!

Resident & Fellow Representatives

Scott Pasicoow, MD

Fatima Zeba, MD