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The GDI Steering Committee manages the affairs of the group.

Officers include a chairperson, a chairperson-elect, an immediate-past chairperson, a group program leader, four regional representatives, an AAMC Board of Directors (BOD) liaison, a Council of Deans (COD) liaison, a chair or designee of a AAMC member community, the GSA Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA) chair, and four issue-based representatives.

Edward Callahan, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel
Professor of Family & Community Medicine
University of California, Davis School of Medicine

J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD
Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Outreach
Professor of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Past Chair
Joan Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA
Dean of Diversity and Community Partnership
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Director of Constituent Engagement
Juan Amador, CAE
Director, Constituent Engagement
Association of American Medical Colleges
Assistant: Stephany Aguilar

Regional Representatives

Central Region
David Brown, MD
Associate Dean for Health Equity & Inclusion
University of Michigan Medical School

Northeast Region
Linda Barry, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Director, Multicultural & Community Affairs
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Southern Region
Kendall Campbell, MD, FAAFP
Associate Dean for Diversity & Inclusion
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine

Western Region
Victoria Murrain, D.O.
Vice President for Health Equity
Interim Deputy Dean, Diversity & Inclusion
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Group Liaisons

Council of Deans (COD)
Steve A. N. Goldstein MA, MD, PhD, FAAP
Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Chicago

Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA) Chair
Patrick Smith, PhD
Chief Faculty Affairs Officer
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
University of Mississippi Medical Center

GSA-Committee on Student Diversity Affairs (COSDA) Chair
Ann-Gel S. Palermo, M.P.H., DrPH
Assoc. Dean for Diversity & Inclusion- Biomedical Education
Associate Director of Operations, CMCA
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Issue-Based Representatives

LGBT Issue-Based Representative
Ana E. Núñez, MD
Professor of Medicine
Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Drexel University College of Medicine

Disability Issue-Based Representative
Feranmi O. Okanlami, MS, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Michigan Medical School

Resident Issue-Based Representative
Ian Kim, MD
University of California, Davis
School of Medicine

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