Shawn C. Jones Jr.: Medicine runs in the family
AMA member Shawn C. Jones Jr. created an inaugural nutrition and cooking class to bring together students, physicians and chefs to better understand disease processes.
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.
Help Move Medicine
Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.
Leadership in health care
Gain essential knowledge to prepare yourself for a career in medical leadership. Learn about skills needed to build teams and to drive change in health care.