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Leadership - GWIMS

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Steering Committee

The GWIMS steering committee's primary functions are to plan and participate in the GWIMS Annual Meeting program, to address the needs of GWIMS members in terms of projects and products related to its mission, and to recommend AAMC policy and program directions relative to women in medicine.

Toi Harris, MD
Associate Provost for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Student and Trainee Services
Professor, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Family & Community Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine

Amy S. Gottlieb, MD, FACP
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate

Past Chair 
Linda Chaudron, MD, MS
Associate Vice President & Senior Associate Dean for Inclusion & Culture Development
Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, OB/GYN
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Members at Large 
Linda Barry, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Office of Multicultural and Community Affairs
Director, Visiting Externship for Underrepresented Students in Medicine (VESUM)
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

John Cullen, PhD
Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Clinical & Translational Science Institute
University of Rochester Medical Center

Elizabeth (Libby) Ellinas, MD
Associate Dean for Women's Leadership
Director, Center for the Advancement of Women in Science and Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Sonya Jacobs, MS​
Chief Organizational Learning Officer ​
Senior Director, Faculty Development​
University of Michigan Medical School

Richelle J. Koopman, MD, MS
Professor, Director of Research
University of Missouri

Carolyn Meltzer, MD, FACR
Executive Associate Dean of Faculty Academic Achievement, Leadership and Inclusion
William P. Timmie Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology
Emory University School of Medicine

Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, MACP
Vice Chair of Medical Oncology and Chief of Cancer Services 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Tamara Nowling, PhD
Vice Chair, Women Scholars Initiative
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina

Helen Yin, PhD​
Associate Dean, Office of Women's Careers Professor of Physiology​
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School​

AAMC Group Liaisons 

COD Liaison
Terence R. Flotte, MD
Provost and Executive Deputy Chancellor, University of Massuchusettes Medical School
Dean, School of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

ORR Liaison
Brittany Hasty, MD, MHPE
Surgery Resident
Stanford University School of Medicine

OSR Liaison
Gaelen Dwyer
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Steering Committee Voting Period

Voting by electronic ballot will begin in mid-July. All candidates will receive notice from GWIMS staff regarding their placement on the ballot in the weeks leading up to that time. Upon closing of the election ballot, all candidates will hear from the GWIMS staff regarding their election to the Steering Committee the week following.

Voting is available to designated GWIMS representatives, in our records on the first day of the voting period. All designated GWIMS representatives vote on the nominees for Steering Committee Member-At-Large candidates. The Chair-Elect for the GWIMS Steering Committee is voted upon by the Steering Committee.

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