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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:

  • 3 At-Large Members (two positions open in 2016, one position open in 2017)
  • 1 Representative from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) (position open in 2016)
  • 1 Representative from the AMA Young Physicians 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 2016)

2015-2016 Advisory Committee

2015-2016 LGBT Advisory Committee

The members of the 2015-2016 Advisory Committee include:

Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, Chair
2nd Term: 2014-2016
GLMA Representative
Los Angeles, Calif.

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

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

Nicholas Scanlon
University of Alabama School of Medicine
1st Term: 2015-2016
Birmingham, Ala.

Dorothy A. Sippo, MD
1st Term: 2014-2016
At-Large Member
Boston, Mass.

Baligh Yehia, MD, MSHP, MPP
Infectious Diseases
2nd Term: 2014-2016
At-Large Member
Philadelphia, PA

Scott Chaiet, MD
Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery
1st Term: 2015-2017
At-Large member
Memphis, Tenn.