Back to top

Medical Student Section (MSS) Councilors & Representatives

Back to top

Student Councilors

Medical student members of the AMA are appointed by the Medical Student Section (AMA-MSS) Governing Council and the AMA Board of Trustees to serve on each of the 7 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.

Current Councilors

AMA Council on Constitution and Bylaws
Joy Lee, [email protected]
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA)
Kimberly Swartz, [email protected]
University of Florida College of Medicine

AMA Council on Legislation (COL)
Jacob Burns, [email protected]
University of Florida College of Medicine

AMA Council on Long Range Planning and Development (CLRPD)
Rohil Shekher, [email protected]
Tulane University School of Medicine

AMA Council on Medical Education (CME)
Trishna Narula, [email protected]
Stanford School of Medicine

AMA Council on Medical Service (CMS)
Karthik Sarma, [email protected]
University of California – Los Angeles

AMA Council on Science and Public Health (CSAPH)
Christina Kratschmer, [email protected]
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Nominations for AMA Councils

Each of the AMA councils includes a student member who is responsible for providing the student perspective on topics discussed by each council.

Student Representatives

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.

Current Representatives/Liaisons

AMA Advisory Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer issues (LGBTQ)
Nicholas Scanlon, [email protected]
University of Alabama School of Medicine

AMA Foundation (AMAF)
Tennessee Bailey, [email protected]
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS)  
Anupriya Dayal, [email protected]
Medical College of Wisconsin

AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) 
Poornima Oruganti, [email protected]
Northeast Ohio Medical University

American Medical Political Action Committee (AMPAC)
Justin Bishop, [email protected]
Texas Tech University Health Sciences

Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)  
Matthew Nelson, [email protected]
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)  
Andrew Zureick, [email protected]
University of Michigan Medical School

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
Jennifer Bai, [email protected]
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Learn more and apply for the representative/liaison positions.

Print this page Email this page