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Professional Profile Working Group

This working group will focus on creating a specification for health care professional profile data and will supplement this effort with requirements for one or more web services to enable the exchange of this data across organizations. 

To consolidate efforts, the Professional Profile working group has been incorporated into the Technical Advisory Group (TAG). If you are interested in participating, please email

Working Group Members 

  • Co-chair Prasad Chodavarapu, American Board of Family Medicine, Inc. 

  • Co-chair Amy Opalek, PhD, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research 

  • James Fiore, NBME 

  • Anhphan Ly, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • Purvi Maniar, American Board of Medical Specialties 

  • Jennifer Michael, American Board of Medical Specialties 

  • Jill Putnam, Federation of State Medical Boards  

  • Brenda Ruff, American Board of Medical Specialties

  • Tarang Shah, American Osteopathic Association

  • Bill Sivrais, American Board of Medical Specialties

  • Cyndi Streun, Federation of State Medical Boards


How to Join the Community Workspace

Each of the MedBiquitous® working groups has a dedicated community to use as their workspace, open by invitation. Sharing agendas and resources, housing communications, tracking action items, and balloting all occur in each working group’s respective community. If you are a working group member, please contact for access.