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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

SThe 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, 2017-2018        

  • Chair: M. Roy Wilson, MD, M,S, Wayne State University
  • Chair-elect: Lilly Marks, University of Colorado Denver
  • Immediate Past Chair: Marsha D. Rappley, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • President and CEO: Darrell G. Kirch, MD, Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Kirk A. Calhoun, MD, The University of Texas Health Northeast
  • 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
  • Joseph E. Kerschner MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Alicia D. H. Monroe, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, University of South Dakota
  • Daniel K. Podolsky, MD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, MS, University at Buffalo
  • Elizabeth L. Travis, PhD, MEd, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Thomas R. Viggiano, MD, MEd, Mayo Medical School
  • 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