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AMA-MSS Councilors and Representatives

Medical student member of the AMA are appointed by the AMA-MSS Governing Council and the AMA Board of Trustees to serve on each of the seven AMA Councils. These student Councilors are responsible for providing the student perspective on topics discussed by the Councils and for reporting back to the AMA-MSS on Council actions and activities.

Medical student members of the AMA are also appointed to serve as representatives/liaisons to other AMA groups and to organizations that work closely with the AMA. These students represent the AMA-MSS position on various issues and report back to the AMA-MSS on activities that have the potential to affect medical students.

Council applications will be due Jan. 31, 2015

Medical student members of AMA Councils

AMA Council on Constitution and Bylaws
Ross Harrison
University of Florida, College of Medicine

AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA)
Katie Skimmings
Virginia Commonwealth University

AMA Council on Legislation (COL)
John Corker
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

AMA Council on Long Range Planning and Development (CLRPD)
Douglas Phelan
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

AMA Council on Medical Education (CME)
David Savage
University of Texas Medical School at Houston

AMA Council on Medical Service (CMS)
Dean L. Drizin
University of Colorado School of Medicine

AMA Council on Science and Public Health (CSAPH)
Laura Halpin
The University of Toledo College of Medicine

Read more about the AMA Councils

Medical student representatives to other groups and organizations

AMA Advisory Committee on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues (GLBT)
Jason Ziplow
State University of New York Upstate Medical University

AMA Foundation (AMAF)
Nicolas Fletcher
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS)
Adrian Ambrose
University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine

AMA Women Physicians Congress (WPC)
Carolyn M. Payne
The University of Toledo College of Medicine

American Medical Political Action Committee (AMPAC)
Amy Ho
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
Michael McShane
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)
Karan Desai
Albany Medical College

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
William S. Johnson
University of Minnesota Medical School