Kavita Arora, MD, MBE, MS, an OB/GYN from Cleveland, Ohio, will serve as the delegate of the Young Physicians Section Governing Council for the 2019-20 term.
The YPS is a member interest group within the AMA for physicians under 40 years of age or within the first eight years of professional practice after residency and fellowship training. The Section Governing Council is responsible for enhancing young physician practice of medicine, including the transition into practice and facilitating the participation of young physicians in policy development.
Dr. Arora is an associate professor of Reproductive Biology and Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University, as well as a practicing general obstetrician/gynecologist at MetroHealth Medical Center. She has been an active member of the AMA since her first year of medical school in 2005. Dr. Arora has served on the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs and as the alternate delegate for the YPS. She was recently re-appointed to the ethics committee for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Arora's research interests include reproductive ethics, disparities surrounding postpartum contraception and sterilization, patient-centered quality of care, and ethics education.