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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
Vice President and RG Bing-You Chair for Medical Education
Maine Medical Center
Visiting Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts School of Medicine

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

Kimberly Bibb, MD
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center

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

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

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

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
Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD
Dean, Chicago Medical School
Vice President for Medical Affairs

OSR Liaison
Gaelen Dwyer
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Steering Committee Voting Period

Voting by electronic ballot will begin in mid-July/August. All candidates will receive notice from GWIMS staff regarding their placement on the ballot. 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 GWIMS members. All members 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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