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Members

The Council on Medical Service consists of 12 members elected by the AMA House of Delegates. Current Council members include:

Lisa Egbert, MD

Lisa Egbert, MD

Delegate from Ohio
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Term began: July 2013
Maximum tenure: June 2021

Laura Faye Gephart, MD, MBA

Laura Faye Gephart, MD, MBA

Resident Member from Florida
Tampa, Florida

W. Alan Harmon, MD

W. Alan Harmon, MD

Delegate from Florida
Gastroenterology
Jacksonville, Florida
Term began: July 2012
Maximum tenure: June 2020

James Hinsdale, MD - Delegate from California

James Hinsdale, MD

Delegate from California
Trauma Surgery
San Jose, California
Term began: July 2011
Eligible for re-election: 2015
Maximum tenure: June 2019

 

Lynn Jeffers, MD  Delegate from American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Lynn Jeffers, MD

Delegate from American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Plastic Surgery
Camarillo, California
Term began: July 2016
Eligible for re-election: 2020
Maximum tenure: June 2024

Peter Lavine, MD, Delegate from Washington, DC

Peter Lavine, MD

Delegate from Washington, DC
Orthopedic Surgery
Washington, DC
Term began: July 2014
Eligible for re-election: 2018
Maximum tenure: June 2022

Asa Lockhart, MD

Asa Lockhart, MD

Delegate from Texas
Anesthesiology
Tyler, Texas
Term began: July 2014
Eligible for re-election: 2018
Maximum tenure: June 2022

Peter S. Lund, MD - Council on Medical Service Delegate

Peter S. Lund, MD, Chair

Delegate from Pennsylvania
Urology
Erie, Pennsylvania
Term began: July 2010
Eligible for re-election: 2014
Maximum tenure: June 2018

Thomas Madejski, MD

Thomas Madejski, MD

Delegate from New York
Geriatric Medicine
Albion, New York
Term Began: July 2015
Eligible for re-election: 2019
Maximum tenure: June 2023

Karthik Sarma, Student member from California

Karthik Sarma

Student member from California
Los Angeles, California

Paul A. Wertsch, MD - Council on Medical Service Delegate

Paul A. Wertsch, MD, Chair-Elect

Delegate from Wisconsin
Family Practice
Madison, Wisconsin
Term began: July 2010
Eligible for re-election: 2014
Maximum tenure: June 2018

Lynda M. Young, MD

Lynda M. Young, MD

Delegate from Massachusetts
Pediatrics
Worcester, Massachusetts
Term began: July 2013
Maximum tenure: June 2021