Jenny Boyer, MD, JD, PhD: Providing care to struggling veterans
AMA member Jenny Boyer, MD, JD, PhD, began her health career as a clinical psychologist, but pursued medicine to better understand and treat medical and mental health conditions.
Arlene Phuong-Quynh Ho: At forefront of medical student philanthropy
AMA member Arlene Phuong-Quynh Ho is pursuing medicine because of the empathy and passions shown by the palliative care physicians who cared for her grandmother.
Shawn C. Jones, MD: From burnout to finding meaning in work again
Otolaryngologist and AMA member Shawn C. Jones, MD, has worked to limit the public health toll of tobacco and improve physician well-being.
Irraj Iftikhar: Connecting with patients on their worst days
AMA member and medical student Irraj Iftikhar hopes to make difficult days better for her patients, just as an emergency doctor did for her many years ago.
Katherine Pannel, DO: Fierce advocate for mental health care
AMA member Katherine Gantz-Pannel, DO, is a powerful voice against stigma surrounding mental health, in her community and on social media.
Jordan Lippincott: Boosting access to care for underserved
AMA member Jordan Michael Lippincott grew up in a rural area and understands the challenges that are present when it comes to obtaining care.
L. Carlos Zapata, MD: Shaping evidence-based health care policy
AMA member L. Carlos Zapata, MD, witnessed his uncle wake up from a coma and saw the amazing work physicians did to save his life. Now he strives to do the same.
Andrew Louis DiMatteo: Giving back to the community
AMA member Andrew Louis DiMatteo was inspired to pursue a career in medicine by understanding the impact a great physician can have on patients’ lives.