Matthew Lecuyer, MD, MPH, a specialist in pediatric emergency medicine from Washington, D.C., has been elected as chair-elect of the Young Physicians Section (YPS) Governing Council for the 2021-2022 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 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. Lecuyer currently serves as an attending physician, pediatric emergency medicine at Children’s National Hospital, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center.
Dr. Lecuyer has been involved in organized medicine since medical school. He serves as an alternate delegate for the Massachusetts delegation to the AMA House of Delegates. In addition, Dr. Lecuyer holds leadership positions with the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Medical Society of DC.
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