Lou Edje, MD: She helps launch family doctors into practice
AMA member Lou Edje, MD, has found that the long-term patient-physician relationships she creates are more professionally satisfying than she could have imagined.
David Welsh, MD: Working hard to put patients first again
AMA member David Welsh, MD, was 6 years old when his family doctor saved his life. That moved him to grow up to help others just like his childhood physician heroes.
Spurgeon William Clark III, MD: Like father, like son
AMA member Spurgeon William Clark III, MD, remembers how patients would publicly thank his ophthalmologist father for helping them see again. He’s built upon that foundation of excellence.
Jennifer J. Bryan, MD: From summer job to enduring passion
AMA member Jennifer J. Bryan, MD, has made history as the first woman elected to chair her state medical association’s board of trustees.
Vijaya Appareddy, MD: From assisting her father to helping patients
AMA member Vijaya Appareddy, MD, was first introduced to medicine by watching her father, a plastic surgeon, treat his patients.
Haidn E. Foster: Members Move Medicine: Advancing LGBTQ medical education
Medical student Haidn E. Foster chose a career in medicine after finally being diagnosed and treated for a longstanding chronic condition. He knew he had to help others find wellness too.
Charles F. Willson, MD: Members Move Medicine: He improved primary care for Medicaid patients
AMA member Charles F. Willson, MD, was born prematurely and a pediatrician saved his life. Now he follows his own path as a pediatrician.