Dr. Susan Rogers, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, is recently retired from Stroger Hospital of Cook County, but continues as a volunteer attending hospitalist and internist there. While at Stroger Hospital, she was co-director of medical student programs for the Department of Medicine and received numerous teaching awards from medical students and residents. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Rush University, where she continues to be an active member of the Committee of Admissions.
Dr. Rogers received her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed her residency at Cook County Hospital, where she served an additional year as Chief Resident. She is a national board member of Physicians for a National Health Program and a past co-president of Health Care for All Illinois. She previously was Medical Director of the Near North Health Service Corp, a FQHC in Chicago, and remained on their board for many years after she left her directorship there. Dr. Rogers is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the National Medical Association.
A sample of Dr. Rogers’ grand rounds at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign is available here, and a recording of Dr. Rogers’ keynote address at the 2020 Students for a National Health Program (SNaHP) Summit is available here.
Treasurer, National Coordinator
Dr. Claudia Fegan is national coordinator of Physicians for a National Health Program. In her current and past leadership roles in PNHP she has appeared on national television and radio programs on behalf of the organization, and has testified before congressional committees on a wide range of health care issues. She has lectured extensively to both medical and community audiences on health care reform in the U.S. and Canada, and is a co-author of the book “Universal Healthcare: What the United States Can Learn from the Canadian Experience” and a contributor to “10 Excellent Reasons for National Health Care.”
Dr. Fegan is Chief Medical Officer of Cook County Health. She is also a past president and board member of the Chicago-based Health and Medicine Policy Research Group. In 2016, Modern Healthcare named Dr. Fegan one of “10 Minority Executives to Watch,” noting her achievements in the medical profession and her single-payer activism. She is the 2017 recipient of the Paul Cornely award from the Physicians Forum.
Dr. Fegan received her undergraduate degree from Fisk University and her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, certified in health care quality and management, and a diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.
Immediate Past President, Secretary
Dr. Adam Gaffney is the immediate past president of Physicians for a National Health Program, chair of the Massachusetts chapter of PNHP, and a co-chair of the Working Group on Single-Payer Program Design, which developed the “Physicians’ Proposal for Single-Payer Health Care Reform,” recently published at the American Journal of Public Health. Dr. Gaffney is a prolific writer and blogger on health policy and also frequently appears on radio.
Dr. Gaffney is a pulmonary specialist at Cambridge Health Alliance / Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed residency training at Columbia University Medical Center. He recently completed a clinical and research fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Judith L. Albert, MD, FACOG, North Central delegate (PA)
Stephen K. Chao, MD, At-large delegate (TX)
Marysol Encarnacion, MD 2022, SNaHP delegate
Joshua J. Faucher, MD, JD, North Central delegate (IL)
Scott R. Goldberg, MD, North East delegate (NY)
Kathleen M. Healey, MD, West delegate (CA)
Stephen B. Kemble, MD, West delegate (HI)
Samuel Lee, MD 2023, SNaHP delegate
Ashley Lewis, MD/PhD 2024, SNaHP delegate
Peter Lorenz, MD 2022, SNaHP delegate
Mary E. O’Brien, MD, North East delegate (NY)
Ian O’Connor, MD 2022, SNaHP delegate
Janine Petito, MD, North East delegate (MA)
Jessica Schorr Saxe, MD, South delegate (NC)
Eve C. Shapiro, MD, MPH, West delegate (AZ)
Sanjeev K. Sriram, MD, MPH, At-large delegate (MD)
Philip Verhoef, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACP*, At-large delegate (HI)*
Ed Weisbart, MD, CPE, FAAFP, South delegate (MO)
Garrett Adams, MD, MPH, FAAP
Carolyn Clancy, MD, MACP (temporarily resigned)
Andrew D. Coates, MD, FACP
Claudia Fegan, MD, FACP*
Oliver Fein, MD*
Adam Gaffney, MD, MPH*
John Geyman, MD
Robert LeBow, MD (deceased)
Ana Malinow, MD, MS, FAAP
Don McCanne, MD
Carol Paris, MD
Glenn Pearson, MD
Deb Richter, MD
Cecile Rose, MD, MPH
Johnathon Ross, MD, MPH
Jeffrey Scavron, MD
Gordon Schiff, MD
Susan Steigerwalt, MD, FACP
Isaac Taylor, MD (deceased)
Quentin Young, MD, MACP (deceased)
Robert L. Zarr, MD, MPH, FAAP
Henry L. Abrons, MD, MPH
John D. Bower, MD
Richard Bruno, MD, MPH
Harvey Fernbach, MD, MPH
Margaret Flowers, MD
Andrew Hyatt, MD
David McLanahan, MD
Karen Palmer, MPH, MS
Roona Ray, MD, MPH
Diljeet K. Singh, MD, DrPH*
Robert C. Stone, MD
Arthur J. Sutherland III, MD
Walter Tsou, MD, MPH
* indicates executive committee member
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