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The AAMC is governed by a 19-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)
  • Nine at-large members to include a student, a resident, a junior faculty member, and two public members

Board Members, 2021-2022 (effective Nov. 10, 2021)

Kirk A. Calhoun, MD

Kirk A. Calhoun, MD

Chair
The University of Texas at Tyler

J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD

J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD

Immediate Past Chair
University of Pennsylvania

Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA

Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA

Yale University

Catherine L. Coe, MD

Catherine L. Coe, MD

University of North Carolina

Julie A. Freischlag, MD

Julie A. Freischlag, MD

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Aviad Haramati, PhD

Aviad Haramati, PhD

Georgetown University

Jennifer Hayashi

Jennifer Hayashi

Tulane University

Cara V. James, PhD

Cara V. James, PhD

Grantmakers In Health (GIH)

Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH

Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH

Harvard University

Kate Walsh, MPH

Kate Walsh, MPH

Boston Medical Center

LouAnn Woodward, MD

LouAnn Woodward, MD

Chair-elect
University of Mississippi Medical Center

David J. Skorton, MD

David J. Skorton, MD

President and CEO
Association of American Medical Colleges

Peter F. Buckley, MD

Peter F. Buckley, MD

Virginia Commonwealth University

Henri R. Ford, MD, PhD

Henri R. Ford, MD, PhD

University of Miami

Martha E. (Meg) Gaines, JD, LLM

Martha E. (Meg) Gaines, JD, LLM

University of Wisconsin

Brittany N. Hasty, MD, MHPE

Brittany N. Hasty, MD, MHPE

Loyola University Medical Center

Danny Jacobs, MD, MPH

Danny Jacobs, MD, MPH

Oregon Health & Science University

Lee D. Jones, MD

Lee D. Jones, MD

Georgetown University

Michael Waldrum, MD, MSC, MBA

Michael Waldrum, MD, MSc, MBA

Vidant Health

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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.