International Medical Graduates

International Medical Graduates Section (IMGS) leadership opportunities

IMGS Governing Council 2019 election

IMGS members are invited to cast their votes for the candidates being considered in the 2019 IMGS Governing Council election. 

There are five vacancies: four regular governing council member positions and one resident position. The governing council member position carries a three-year term. The resident position is for a two-year term.

An election ballot invitation will be sent to the IMGS members who have provided their email addresses. You will be asked to vote for five candidates. IMGS members will be allowed to vote once beginning Monday, April 1 through midnight on Monday, April 22. 

Remember, you must be a member to vote. If you are not an AMA member, contact the AMA Member Service Center at (800) 262-3211—seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Contact IMGS

IMGS submission

[email protected]

Regular governing council member position (vote for four)

Sabesan Karuppiah, MD, MPH, FAAP

Bio sketch (PDF)

Kevin King, MD, MS (incumbent) 

Bio sketch (PDF)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure (PDF, members only)

Deepak Kumar, MD (incumbent)

Bio sketch (PDF)

Raghuveer Kura, MD, FASN

Bio sketch (PDF)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure (PDF, members only)

Kamalika Roy, MD

Bio sketch (PDF)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure (PDF, members only)

Deepu Sudhakaran, MD

Bio sketch (PDF)

Sunil Wimalawansa, MD, PhD

Bio sketch (PDF)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure (PDF, members only)

Residents: (vote for one)

Aakash Desai, MD

Curriculum vitae (PDF, members only)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure (PDF, members only)

Toms V. Thomas, MD

Curriculum vitae (PDF, members only)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure (PDF, members only)