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Council Members

Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS

Chair
Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS

Email: pturner@facs.org

Specialty: General Surgery 

Director, Division of Member Services
American College of Surgeons
Chicago, IL

AMA Delegate, American College of Surgeons

Current Term: July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2019

Lynne M. Kirk, MD, FACP

Chair-Elect
Lynne M. Kirk, MD, FACP

Email: lynne.kirk@utsouthwestern.edu

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, TX

AMA Delegate, American College of Physicians

Current Term: July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2019

Darlyne Menscer, MD

Immediate Past Chair
Darlyne Menscer, MD

Email: darlyne.menscer@carolinashealthcare.org

Specialty: Family Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Elizabeth Family Medicine
Charlotte, NC

AMA Delegate, North Carolina Medical Society

Current Term: July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2017

Carol D. Berkowitz, MD

Member-at-Large
Carol Berkowitz, MD

Email: cberkowitz52@gmail.com

Specialty: Pediatrics

Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA
Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, Harbor/UCLA Medical Center Torrance, CA

AMA Delegate, American Academy of Pediatrics 

Current Term: July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2019

Jacqueline A. Bello, MD

Member

Jacqueline A. Bello, MD

Email: jbello@montefiore.org; jabnrad@aol.com

Specialty: Neuroradiology

Professor, Clinical Radiology and Neurosurgery
Director, Division of Neuroradiology
Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

AMA Alternate Delegate, American Society of Neuroradiology

Current Term: July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2017

Cynthia A. Jumper, MD, MPH

Member

Cynthia Jumper

Email: cynthia.jumper@ttuhsc.edu

Specialty: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Chairman, Internal Medicine and VP for Health Policy
Associate Dean of Health Services Management
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Lubbock, TX

Current Term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2020

Richard S. Pieters, MD, MEd

Member
Mahendr S. Kochar, MD, MACP

Email: rpieters@massmed.org

Specialty: Radiation Oncology

Professor of Radiation Oncology & Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School
University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center
Worcester, MA

AMA Delegate, Massachusetts Medical Society

Current Term: July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2017

Liana Puscas, MD, MHS

Member
Liana Puscas, MD, MHS

Email: liana.puscas@duke.edu

Specialty: Otolaryngology

Associate Professor of Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

AMA Delegate, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Current Term: July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2017

Niranjan V. Rao, MD

Member
Niranjan V. Rao, MD

Email: nvrao789@gmail.com

Specialty: Vascular and General Surgery

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Piscataway, NJ / Drexel College of Medicine, Philadelpia, PA

Alternate Delegate, Medical Society of New Jersey

Current Term: July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2018

John P. Williams, MD

Member
John P. Williams, MD

 Email: jwilliam@pitt.edu

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Professor, Anesthesioiogy
University of Pittsburgh
VA Healthcare Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

AMA Delegate, Pennsylvania Medical Society

Current Term: July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2019

Luke Selby, MD

Resident Physician Member
Luke Selby, MD

Email: luke.selby@gmail.com

Specialty: General Surgery

University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO

Delegate: Colorado Medical Society

Current Term: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Trishna Narula, MPH

Medical Student Member

Trishna Narula

Email: trishna.cme@gmail.com

Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Current term: July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017