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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, 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
  • William D. Novelli, MA, Georgetown University
  • 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