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Integrated Physician Practice Section (IPPS) Governing Council

Meet the individuals responsible for leading the Integrated Physician Practice Section.
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Members of the Integrated Physician Practice Section (IPPS) Governing Council bring expertise and deep working knowledge of organizations and systems of care that focus on comprehensive, integrated primary and specialty care services.

Thomas W. Eppes Jr., MD

Dr. Eppes is the founding partner and president of Central Virginia Family Physicians and serves as co-chair of Central Virginia Family Physicians Collaborative Health Partners of Virginia.

Peter D. Rutherford, MD

Dr. Rutherford is the chief executive officer of Confluence Health in Wenatchee, Washington.

Vice Chair
Randall Gibb, MD

Dr. Gibb is the chief medical officer of Billings Clinic in Montana.

Slotted seat, small/medium group
Michael Glenn, MD

Dr. Glenn is the chief medical officer of Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

Alternate Delegate
Ronald H. Kirkland, MD, MBA

Dr. Kirkland serves on the board of directors at Baptist Memorial Health Care in Tennessee.

Susan Pike, MD

Dr. Pike is the director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Scott and White Healthcare in Round Rock, Texas.

John Popovich Jr., MD

Dr. Popovich is the president and chief executive officer of Henry Ford Hospital, and serves as the executive vice president and chief medical officer for Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan.

Slotted seat, Large Group Member
Barbara Spivak, MD

Dr. Spivak serves as the president and board chair of Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association in Massachusetts.