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Council Member Terms

2015-2016

Council members are elected for a four-year term, with a maximum of two terms, by the AMA House of Delegates, unless otherwise noted.

Terms of Council members are as follows:

Council Member Initial term
began (July)
Eligible for
Reelection/
Reelected
Maximum
Tenure
(June)
Jacqueline Bello, MD 2013 2017 2021
Carol Berkowitz, MD 2011 2015  2019
Lynne M. Kirk, MD, FACP 2011 2015  2019
William McDade, MD, PhD 2009 2013 2017
Darlyne Menscer, MD 2009 2013 2017
Richard Pieters, MD 2013 2017 2021
Liana Puscas, MD 2013 2017  2021
Niranjan Rao, MD 2014 2018  2022
Luke Selby, MD * 2014 2017  
Patricia L. Turner, MD, FACS 2011 2015 2019
John P. Williams, MD 2015 2019 2023
Diana Wieser ** 2015   2016

*The Council resident physician member is elected for a three-year term by the AMA House of Delegates.

**The Council medical student member is appointed annually by the governing council of the AMA Medical Student Section with concurrence of the AMA Board of Trustees.