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Young Physicians Section (YPS) Governing Council

Meet the individuals responsible for leading the Young Physicians Section.
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The members of the Young Physicians Section (YPS) Governing Council directs the section’s agenda and strategies and is elected by the YPS Assembly at each Annual Meeting.

Henry C. Lin, MD

Dr. Lin is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and the associate director of clinical operations at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is passionate about medical education, global health and preventative medicine.

Pediatric GI
Brandi N. Ring, MD

Dr. Ring is a private practice obstetrician and gynecologist at Mile High OB/GYN Associates in Denver, Colorado. She is a strong advocate for patients and colleagues through organized medicine in both her specialty and her local organizations. Dr. Ring enjoys teaching students, residents and colleagues.

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mark Milstein, MD

Dr. Milstein is an assistant professor of neurology at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He is currently the director of the Neurology Residency Program.

Immediate Past Chair
L. Shane Hopkins, MD, FACRO

Dr. Hopkins is department chair and clinical director of radiation oncology at the William R. Bliss Cancer Center and the Trinity Regional Cancer Center. He also serves as a member of the American College of Radiation Oncology's Board of Chancellors and chairs the Constitution and Bylaws Committee of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Radiation Oncology
Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD, MPH

Dr. Fairbrother is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at New York University/Bellevue in New York where she is the director of undergraduate medical education. She has an MPH in health care policy and her research is focused on the clinical education of the medical student.

Emergency Medicine
Kavita Shah Arora, MD, MBE

Dr. Arora is an assistant professor of reproductive biology and bioethics at Case Western Reserve University. She is the director of quality for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at MetroHealth Medical Center and a staff gynecologist at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA. Her research focuses on the reproductive justice issues surrounding contraception and sterilization postpartum and she is passionate about implementing women's health policy that is evidence-based.

Alternate Delegate
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Nicole Riddle, MD, FCAP

Dr. Riddle is laboratory medical director and head of pathology at Marshall Cancer Centers in Alabama as well as clinical faculty at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. Prior to this position, she was associate program director and co-course director for pathology at the University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio and served on the AAMC Council of Faculty and Academic Societies.