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What We Do Matters

What we do matters

Since 1876, the AAMC has offered services, products, and resources to help tomorrow’s doctors.

AAMC Learning Center

Hold your next Washington D.C., event at the AAMC Learning Center. Our staff will help you plan a memorable experience.

AAMC Board of Directors

The AAMC is governed by a 17-member Board of Directors:

  • Chair, Chair-elect, and Immediate Past Chair
  • President/CEO
  • Chair and Chair-Elect of each AAMC membership Council (Faculty and Academic Societies, Deans, Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems)
  • Seven at-large members to include a student, a resident, and a public member

Board Members, 2018-2019        

  • Chair: Lilly Marks, University of Colorado Denver
  • Chair-elect: Joseph E. Kerschner MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Immediate Past Chair: M. Roy Wilson, MD, MS, Wayne State University
  • President and CEO: Darrell G. Kirch, MD, Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Kirk A. Calhoun, MD, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
  • Peter F. Buckley, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Scott D. Gitlin, MD, University of Michigan
  • Daniel A Hashimoto, MD, MS, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Beverley H. Johnson, Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care
  • Lee D. Jones, MD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Alicia D. H. Monroe, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, University of South Dakota
  • Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, MS, University at Buffalo
  • Elizabeth L. Travis, PhD, MEd, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Kate Walsh, MPH, Boston Medical Center
  • Marie C. Walters, MS, Wright State University

Board Nominations

The Board of Directors accepts self- and other nominations of interested individuals throughout the year. Please express your interest and previous governance experience via a short email to