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About the Council on Medical Service (CMS)

Members of the Council on Medical Service (CMS)

Seated: Sarma Karthik; Paul A. Wertsch, MD; Lisa Egbert, MD; Lynda Young, MD; Peter S. Lund, MD and Lynn Jeffers, MD. Standing: Laura Faye Gephart, MD, MBA; Stephen R. Permut, MD (Board Liaison); Peter E. Lavine, MD; Asa C. Lockhart, MD, MBA; W. Alan Harmon, MD and James G. Hinsdale, MD. Not pictured: Thomas J. Madjeski, MD; William A. McDade, MD (Board Liaison); and Steven J. Stack, MD (Board Liaison).

Through its reports, the Council on Medical Service recommends AMA policies and actions for consideration by the AMA House of Delegates on the socioeconomic factors that influence the practice of medicine. Council reports cover a wide range of topics, including:

Reports by House of Delegates meeting
Access full-text Council on Medical Service reports from the past five years.