Minority Affairs

Minority Affairs Section (MAS) Governing Council elections

An election ballot invitation will be sent to MAS Section members who have provided their email addresses by April 6. For questions about the election, or to receive a ballot contact MAS at [email protected] or (312) 464-4335. You can also download a ballot (PDF).

The list of candidates along with their candidate CV and conflict of interest disclosures will be posted on this page as they become available.

Medical Student Section (MSS) representative

Ifeoluwa Bolujo

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Bukky Akingbola

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by: Tennessee Medical Association

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Danielle Rivera

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Bisrat Woldenmichael

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by: Tonya Fancher, MD, MPH, associate dean, Workforce Innovation and Community Engagement/interim associate dean, Student and Resident Diversity, University of California, Davis School of Medicine

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Resident & Fellow Section (RFS) representative

Candidates below are listed in rank order by the RFS Governing Council.

Afifa Adiba, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Nominated by: Ted Zanker, MD, AMA delegation chair, Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Claudia Lopez, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Young Physicians Section (YPS) representative

Priscilla Mpasi, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by:

  • AMA Young Physicians Section (YPS) Governing Council
  • Siobhan Westcott, MD, chair, AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS) Governing Council
  • Frank Clark, MD, AMA Young Physician Section (YPS) representative / AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS) Governing Council

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Jaleen Sims, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by: Claude D. Brunson, MD, executive director, Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMS)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Association of American Indian Physicians representative

Siobhan Wescott, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Nominated by: Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

National Hispanic Medical Association representative

Sam Arce, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Nominated by: National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Delegate

Danisha McCall, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by:

  • J. Langston Lee, MD, AAP fellow, Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Christina M. Ryan, CEO, The Women’s Hospital
  • Regina Robbins, MD, Wellstar Pediatrics
  • Sridevi Venigalla, MD, corporate medical director, Pediatrix Medical Group Neonatology San Jose  
  • Rebecca Moran, MD, Mercy Technology Services

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Luis Seija, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by:

  • Dionne Hart, MD, delegate, AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS) Governing Council
  • Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, chair, AMA Minority Affairs Section (MAS) Governing Council

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Simranjit (Sam) Singh, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)