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Our Leadership

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David J. Skorton, MD
David J. Skorton, MD, President and CEO
Under Dr. Skorton, the AAMC is undertaking a bold, multiyear strategic plan to lead and serve academic medicine to improve the health of people everywhere.
David A. Acosta, MD
David A. Acosta, MD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
David A. Acosta, MD, provides strategic vision and leadership for the AAMC’s diversity and inclusion activities across the medical education community.
Diana Bourke
Diana Bourke, Chief Strategic Operations and Data Officer
Diana Bourke serves as the primary point of accountability for the execution of the AAMC’s strategic action plans and as chief data officer.
Gabrielle V. Campbell, MBA, LLM
Gabrielle V. Campbell, MBA, LLM, Chief Services Officer
Gabrielle V. Campbell, MBA, LLM, leads operations, research, and development efforts to drive innovation of the AAMC service programs, including the MCAT® exam.
Constance M. Filling, EdD
Constance M. Filling, EdD, Chief Learning Officer
Constance M. Filling, EdD, leads the AAMC’s member education, leadership, and professional development training programs.
Karen Fisher, JD
Karen Fisher, JD, Chief Public Policy Officer
Karen Fisher, JD, leads the AAMC’s public policy and advocacy efforts to sustain the missions of the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals.
Atul Grover, MD, PhD
Atul Grover, MD, PhD, Executive Director, AAMC Research and Action Institute
Atul Grover, MD, PhD, leads the institute to convene experts to examine the most critical issues affecting the missions and institutions of academic medicine.
Yvonne Massenburg, MBA
Yvonne Massenburg, MBA, Chief Human Resources Officer
Yvonne Massenburg, MBA, oversees the recruitment and retention efforts of more than 650 AAMC employees.
Ross McKinney Jr., MD
Ross McKinney Jr., MD, Chief Scientific Officer
Ross McKinney Jr., MD, leads the AAMC programs that support medical research and the training of physician-scientists in academic medicine.
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Amir Mesarwi, MBA, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Amir Mesarwi, MBA, oversees all financial and administrative operations at the AAMC and stewards its resources to fulfill the association’s missions.
Janis M. Orlowski, MD, MACP
Janis M. Orlowski, MD, MACP, Chief Health Care Officer
Janis M. Orlowski, MD, focuses on the intersection of academic medical centers and the health care delivery system and helps lead innovations to improve care.
Jennifer M. Schlener
Jennifer M. Schlener, Chief of Staff
Jennifer M. Schlener enhances the strategic alignment of work across the AAMC.
Elisa K. Siegel
Elisa K. Siegel, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Elisa K. Siegel leads the AAMC’s efforts to advance public understanding of medical schools and teaching hospitals and their contributions to America’s health.
Frank R. Trinity, JD
Frank R. Trinity, JD, Chief Legal Officer
Frank R. Trinity, JD, provides legal guidance and counsel to the AAMC’s Leadership Team, Board of Directors, and staff.
Alison J. Whelan, MD
Alison J. Whelan, MD, Chief Academic Officer
Alison J. Whelan, MD, leads the AAMC’s initiatives to transform medical education and workforce preparation across the full continuum of medical education.

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Our Board of Directors

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

A History of Strong Leadership

The AAMC’s elected leadership dates back to 1876.