Women Physicians

Women Physicians Section (WPS) Governing Council elections

WPS Section members are invited to cast their votes for the candidates being considered in the 2020 WPS Governing Council election.

An election ballot invitation will be sent to the WPS Section members who have provided their email addresses.

The list of candidates along with their CVs, endorsements and conflict of interest disclosures will be posted on this page as they become available.  Remember to vote April 24 – May 7.

Final election results will be announced in mid-May via e-mail to WPS members. For questions about the election, contact the WPS at [email protected] or at (312) 464-4750.

Alternate delegate

One position available

Nicole Lee Plenty, MD, MPH, MS

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by:

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 
  • AMA Minority Affairs Section

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Seanna Thompson, MD, MBA, MS

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by:

  • American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL)
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Member at-large

One position available

Nadine Abi-Jaoudeh, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Sabahat Afshan, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Joanna Bisgrove, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by: American Academy of Family Physicians

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by: American College of Physicians

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Anna Laucis, MD, MPhil

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Sarah Nelson, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Young Physicians Section (YPS) representative

One position available

Anita Ravi, MD, MPH, MSHP

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • AMA Young Physicians Section

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Resident & Fellow Section (RFS) representative

One position available

Asma Khan, MD

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by:

  • Pennsylvania Medical Society Women Physicians Section
  • Marilyn J. Heine, MD, vice chair, AMA Council on Legislation
  • Gordon Morewood, MD, chair, Department of Anesthesiology, The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Sohayla Rostami, DO

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by: American College of Medical Quality

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Aleesha Shaik, MD, MPH

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Endorsed by: Marilyn J. Heine, MD, vice chair, AMA Council on Legislation

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)

Medical Student Section (MSS) representative

One position available

Isabelle Wijangco

Candidate CV (PDF, members only)

Nominated by: Anthony V. D'Amico, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School

Endorsed by:

  • AMA Medical Student Section
  • Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPA, MPH, vice chair, AMA Minority Affairs Section

Candidate COI (PDF, members only)