CHICAGO — The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest physician organization, today announced the election of Lisa Bohman Egbert, M.D., an OB-GYN from Dayton, Ohio, as the vice speaker of the AMA’s House of Delegates.

“It is both an honor and a privilege to be elected by my peers to serve as Vice Speaker of the AMA House of Delegates,” said Dr. Egbert. “I am excited to embrace this opportunity to help advance the AMA’s work to shape the future of medicine and improve patient care.”

Dr. Egbert has been an active AMA member since medical school and has held several leadership positions within the AMA over the years. She previously served on the governing councils of both the Resident Physicians Section and the Young Physicians Section, as well as chair of the Young Physicians Section. Additionally, she has served on the AMPAC Board of Directors and the Women in Medicine Advisory Panel. She is currently serving her second term on the Council on Medical Service.  

Also an active participant at the state and local levels, Dr. Egbert currently serves as Parliamentarian for the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) and as District 2 Councilor on the OSMA Governing Council. Previously, she was president of the Montgomery County Medical Association.

Additionally, Dr. Egbert is an experienced parliamentarian and a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians and the American Institute of Parliamentarians.

Dr. Egbert has been a general OB-GYN in solo practice in Dayton, Ohio for more than 20 years, and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from The Ohio State University.

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