Council Members & Staff - 2021

Member Affiliation
Mary Jane Massie, M.D. - Chair Attending Psychiatrist
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Steven B. Abramson, M.D. Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Sr. Vice President and Vice Dean for Education, Faculty and Academic Affairs
Director, Division of Rheumatology
NYU School of Medicine
Rhonda M. Acholonu, M.D. Vice Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics
The Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Joel M. Bartfield, M.D., F.A.C.E.P. Chairman, Graduate Medical Education Council
Designated Institutional Official
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Albany Medical Center
Stephen Boese (Regents´ Designee) Executive Secretary - Board for Medicine
New York State Board of Regents
Gary C. Butts, M.D. Associate Dean, Diversity Programs, Policy & Community Affairs
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Medical Education, & Preventive Medicine
Director, Center for Multicultural & Community Affairs
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Vincent Calamia, S.M.,M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E. Medical Director
Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center
Paul Dreizen, M.D. Professor of Medicine
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Jody M. Kaban, M.D. Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Jacobi Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
David A. Milling, M.D. Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of the Post-Baccalaureate Program
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University at Buffalo - SUNY
Howard L. Minkoff, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maimonides Medical Center
Distinguished Professor, SUNY Downstate
Harris Nagler, M.D. Professor
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Betty A. Rosa (ex officio) Chancellor
New York State Board of Regents
Mark D. Schwartz, M.D. Associate Professor of Population Health and Medicine
Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Affairs
Department of Population Health
New York University School of Medicine
Monika K. Shah, M.D. Associate Chair for Graduate Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Mark B. Taubman, M.D. CEO University of Rochester Medical Center and UR Medicine and Senior Vice President for Health Sciences at U of R
Henry F. C. Weil, M.D. Assistant Dean for Education
Bassett Healthcare
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia Physicians & Surgeons
Howard A. Zucker, M.D., M.P.H. (ex officio) Commissioner
New York State Department of Health


Council Staff
Thomas F. Burke, M.S. Executive Director
Karolyn Garafalo Associate Health Planner
Dawn Burke Administrative Aide