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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 16-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, 2016-2017        

  • Chair: Marsha D. Rappley, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
  • Chair-elect: M. Roy Wilson, MD, Wayne State University
  • Immediate Past Chair: Robert J. Laskowski, MD, MBA, Thomas Jefferson University
  • President and CEO: Darrell G. Kirch, MD, Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Karen H. Antman, MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Kirk A. Calhoun, MD, University of Texas Health Northeast
  • Janice L. Farlow, PhD, Indiana University
  • Scott D. Gitlin, MD, University of Michigan
  • Daniel A Hashimoto, MD, MS, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Joseph E. Kerschner MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Catherine R. Lucey, MD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Lilly Marks, University of Colorado
  • Alicia D. H. Monroe, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Vincent D. Pellegrini, Jr., MD, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Daniel K. Podolsky, MD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Thomas R. Viggiano, MD, Mayo Medical School

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