• A
  • |
  • A
  • Text size

Council Members

William A. McDade, MD, PhD

Chair
William A. McDade, MD, PhD

Email: wmcdade@bsd.uchicago.edu

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Deputy Provost for Research and Minority Issues
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

AMA Delegate, American Society of Anesthesiologists

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

Darlyne Menscer, MD

Chair-elect
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

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD

Immediate Past Chair

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD Email: jeffrey.gold@unmc.edu

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Chancellor
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

AMA Delegate, Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Current Term: July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2015

Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS

Executive Committee Member-at-large
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, 2011 – June 30, 2015

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

Carol D. Berkowitz, MD

Member
Carol Berkowitz, MD

Email: cberkowitz52@gmail.com

Specialty: Pediatrics

Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics,
Harbor/UCLA Medical Center Torrance, CA

AMA Delegate, American Academy of Pediatrics 

Current Term: July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2015

Lynne M. Kirk, MD, FACP

Member
Lynne M. Kirk, MD, FACP

Email: lynne.kirk@utsouthwestern.edu

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Professor of Internal Medicine, Associate Dean, GME
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, TX

AMA Delegate, American College of Physicians

Current Term: July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2015

Richard S. Pieters, MD, MEd

Member
Mahendr S. Kochar, MD, MACP

Email: rpieters@massmed.org

Specialty: Radiation Oncology

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

Luke Selby, MD

Resident Physician Member
Luke Selby, MD

Email: luke.selby@gmail.com

Specialty: General Surgery

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System (NS-LIJ)
Manhasset, NY / Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC

Alternate Delegate: Medical Society of State of New York

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

Elizabeth Griffiths

Medical Student Member
Beth Griffiths

Email: bethgriff@gmail.com

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
San Diego, CA

Current term: July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015