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AMA News Room

June 10, 2014

San Francisco Dermatologist Elected to AMA Board of Trustees

For immediate release:
June 10, 2014

CHICAGO – Today, the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest physician organization, announced the election of Jack Resneck Jr., M.D., a dermatologist from San Francisco, Calif., to the Board of Trustees.

"I am honored to be elected to the AMA Board of Trustees," said Resneck. "Our AMA has an influential role to play in convening medicine, exerting influence where it can make a difference, and shaping the future of health care."

Dr. Resneck was nominated by the American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) and endorsed by the California delegation to the AMA. For the past eight years, he has served on the AMA Council on Legislation, including as chair. Dr. Resneck also serves on the board of the AADA—leading its Council on Government Affairs, Health Policy and Practice. He also served as president of the California Society for Dermatology.

Dr. Resneck is the dermatology department vice-chair at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He also maintains a clinical dermatology practice. He frequently travels to Washington, D.C., to advocate for physicians and patients before the legislature on issues such as Medicare and Medicaid, as well as patient care. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Resneck received his B.A. in public policy from Brown University and his M.D. from UCSF.

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