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Board of Directors

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The AAMC is governed by a 17-member Board of Directors.

  • The Chair, Chair-elect, and Immediate Past Chair
  • The President/CEO
  • The Chair and Chair-Elect of each AAMC membership Council (Faculty and Academic Societies, Deans, Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems)
  • Seven at-large members to include a student, a resident, and a public member

Board Members, 2020-2021

J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD

Chair
University of Pennsylvania

Kirk A. Calhoun, MD

Chair-elect
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

Joseph E. Kerschner, MD

Immediate Past Chair
Medical College of Wisconsin

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David J. Skorton, MD

President and CEO
Association of American Medical Colleges

Peter F. Buckley, MD

Virginia Commonwealth University

Julie A. Freischlag, MD

Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Aviad Haramati, PhD

Georgetown University

Brittany N. Hasty, MD, MHPE

Loyola University Medical Center

Danny Jacobs, MD, MPH

Oregon Health & Science University

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Beverley H. Johnson

Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care

Lee D. Jones, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, MS

University at Buffalo

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Elizabeth L. Travis, PhD, MEd

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Michael Waldrum, MD, MSc, MBA

Vidant Health

Kate Walsh, MPH

Boston Medical Center

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Marie C. Walters, PhD, MS

Wright State University

LouAnn Woodward, MD

University of Mississippi Medical Center

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Board Nominations

The Board of Directors accepts nominations of interested individuals throughout the year. Please express your interest and previous governance experience via a short email.