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  • Affinity Group

    Leadership - NEGSA

    Chair

    Sonia Chimienti, MD (April 2022 - April 2023)
    Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
    Geisel School of Medicine- Dartmouth

    Chair-Elect

    Sonia Garcia Laumbach, MD (April 2022 - April 2023)
    Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Vice-Chair

    Elizabeth Lamos, MD (September 2022 - April 2023)
    Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
    University of Maryland School of Medicine

    Immediate Past Chair

    Kristin DeSimone, MD (April 2022 - April 2023)
    Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Career Counseling
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

    Executive Secretary-Treasurer

    Holly Khachadoorian-Elia, MD (August 2020 - April 2023)    
    Advisor and Associate Director, Peabody Society    
    Harvard Medical School

    Committee on Admissions (COA) Representative

    Liesel Copeland, PhD (November 2020 - November 2023)
    Assistant Dean of Medical Education and Admissions
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Committee on Student Affairs (COSA) Representative

    Katherine Chretien, MD (November 2021 - November 2024)
    Associate Dean for Medical Student Affairs
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Committee on Student Diversity Affairs (COSDA) Representative

    Maria Garcia, MD, MPH (November 2021 - November 2024)
    Professor in Medicine
    Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success & Diversity    
    University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

    Committee on Student Financial Assistance (COSFA) Representative

    Michael Sabara, MEd (November 2021 - November 2024)
    Director of Financial Services
    University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine

    Committee on Student Records (COSR) Representative

    Hayley Erickson, MA (November 2021 - November 2024)
    Registrar
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (November 2021- November 2024)

    Members-at-Large

    Seema Baranwal, MD (April 2021 - April 2022)
    Associate Dean for Student Affairs
    Drexel University College of Medicine

    Erica Townsend, MSHE (April 2021 - April 2023)
    Student affairs Coordinator
    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University/St. Luke's U Health Network

    William Bryant Faust, EdD (April 2021 - April 2023)
    Associate Dean and registrar
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Northeast Organization of Student Representatives (NEOSR) Liaison

    Marc Hem Lee (November 2020 - June 2022)
    MD Candidate    
    Drexel University College of Medicine

    COSA Wellbeing Working Group Representatives

    Christa Zehle, MD 
    Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
    Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont 

    Alicia Hurtado, MD
    Associate Dean for Medical Student Wellbeing and Student Affairs  
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

    GSA-PDI Liaison

    Holly Khachadoorian-Elia, MD
    Advisor and Associate Director, Peabody Society    
    Harvard Medical School

    Sonia Garcia Laumbach, MD
    Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School