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Leadership

The AMA's Advisory Committee on LGBT Issues is comprised of seven members. A description of the positions and when they are open is listed below:

  • 1 At-Large Member (position open in 2017)
  • 1 Representative from the AMA Young Physician Section (position open in 2017)
  • 1 Representative from the AMA Resident and Fellow Section (position open in 2017)
  • 1 Representative from the AMA Medical Student Section (position open in 2017)

The members of the 2016-2017 Advisory Committee include:

2016-2017 LGBT Advisory Committee
Michelle Forcier, MD not shown

Desiray C. Bailey, MD
Anesthesiology
1st Term: 2016–2018
GLMA Representative
Des Moines, Washington

Carl G. Streed Jr., MD, Vice-Chair
Internal medicine
Resident and Fellow Section Representative
1st Term: 2015–2017
Baltimore, Maryland

Matthew Brooker, DO
Emergency medicine
2nd term: 2015–2017
Young Physicians Section Representative
Dallas, Texas

Scott Chaiet, MD
Otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery
2nd Term: 2015–2017
At-Large member
Nashville, Tennessee

Shilpen A. Patel, MD
Radiation oncology
1st Term: 2016–2018
At-Large Member
Seattle, Washington

Michelle Forcier, MD
Pediatrics/adolescent medicine
1st Term: 2016–2018
At-Large Member
Barrington, Rhode Island

Nicholas Scanlon
University of Alabama School of Medicine at UAB
2nd Term: 2016–2017
Medical Student Section Representative
Birmingham, Alabama