The Yale Faculty Practice, the multi-specialty academic medical practice composed of over 650 School of Medicine faculty members, has elected its first board of governors, choosing 10 physicians to set policy and oversee clinical and business activities. David J. Leffell, M.D., director of the Faculty Practice and associate dean for clinical affairs, said the elected representation is needed to achieve the goals of the medical school’s clinical enterprise. The newly elected members of the board of governors include department chairs Gary E. Friedlaender, M.D.; Ralph I. Horwitz, M.D.; Jon S. Morrow, M.D.; Dennis D. Spencer, M.D.; and Robert M. Weiss, M.D. Clinical faculty representatives are Zeev Kain, M.D.; Norman J. Siegel, M.D.; Barbara A. Ward, M.D.; Madeline S. Wilson, M.D.; and Barry L. Zaret, M.D. The board’s appointed members are Leffell, Marna P. Borgstrom, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Yale New Haven Health System: Peter N. Herbert, M.D. ’67, senior vice president and chief of staff of Yale New Haven Health System; Irwin M. Birnbaum, chief operating officer of the School of Medicine.