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

Apply for the AMA Councils.

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.

Email this page