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New York Medical Student Jordan M. VanLare Elected to the AMA Board of Trustees

For immediate release:
June 22, 2011

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest and most influential physician organization, announced Jordan M. VanLare, a medical student at the College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York, NY, has been installed to the AMA Board of Trustees. Mr. VanLare’s election to the medical student position on the board was confirmed today at the AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago.

“It is an absolute honor to be elected to the AMA Board of Trustees,” said Mr. VanLare.  “Medical students have unique insights into the practice of medicine, and I look forward to sharing these important perspectives as the student representative this year.”

Mr. VanLare is entering his final year of medical school. He was elected by his fellow medical students to serve a one-year term on the AMA Board of Trustees.

Previously, Mr. VanLare was a program officer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and a consultant at McKinsey and Company. His experience as a project leader includes serving global health and multinational organizations as well as biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in more than a dozen countries. He has also collaborated with the Touch Foundation in Tanzania and the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative in Zambia to help expand medical training capacity.

He graduated magna cum laude in 2004 from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and is member of the AMA Foundation Board of Directors. He currently resides in New York, N.Y.

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