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  • Affinity Group

    Leadership - WGSA

    Chair

    Richard Amini, MD (April 2022 - April 2024)
    Assistant Dean, Student Affairs Professor, Emergency Medicine
    University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    Immediate Past Chair

    Teresa A. Vigil, MD (April 2022 - April 2024)
    Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
    Assistant Dean of Students, Office of Medical Student Affairs
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine

    Executive Secretary/Treasurer  

    Lisa Burch-Windrem, MEd (July 2019 - April 2022)
    Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
    Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

    Committee on Admissions (COA) Representative

    Leila E. Harrison, PhD, MA, Med (November 2020 - November 2023)
    Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment
    Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

    Committee on Student Affairs (COSA) Representative

    Stephanie K. Zia, MD, MACM, FAAP, FACP, FHM (November 2022 – November 2025)
    Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics & Medical Education
    Keck School of Medicine of USC
    University of Southern California
    LAC+USC Medical Center

    Committee on Student Diversity Affairs (COSDA) Representative

    David Garcia, MEd (November 2021- November 2024)
    Assistant Dean for Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging
    Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
    Washington State University

    Committee on Student Financial Assistance (COSFA) Representative

    Jessica R Le Duc, MS (November 2022 – November 2025)
    Director of Financial Aid
    The University of Arizona
    College of Medicine-Tucson

    Committee on Student Records (COSR) Representative

    Celeste Fowles Nguyen, EdD (November 2020- November 2023)
    Registrar, Educational Programs and Services – Office of Medical Student Affairs 
    Stanford School of Medicine

    Members-at-Large

    Stephanie Zia, MD (April 2021- April 2023)
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics (Clinician Educator)
    Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
    Director of Medical Student Coaching    
    Keck School of Medicine - University of Southern California    

    Western Organization of Student Representatives (OSR) Liaison

    Brittni Burgess 
    MD Candidate    
    University of Colorado Anschutz

    GSA-PDI Liaison

    Sunny Nakae, PhD  
    Associate Professor, Medical Education
    Senior Associate Dean of Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, and Community Partnerships
    California University of Science and Medicine