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Board of Governors & Staff


President: Steven Saunders, MD, MBA, FACP
President-Elect: Vacant
Vice-President: VacantTreasurer: Elsa L. Stone, MD
Secretary: Maria Stack, MD
Immediate Past President: Matthew Ellman, MD
Past President At-Large: Jay Sokolow, MD
Councilor: Emily Nolfo, MD
Associate Councilor: Deborah Dyett Desir, MD
Associate Councilor: Brian Keyes, MD
At-Large Member: Lydia Aoun Barakat,MD
At-Large Member: Joshua Copel, MD
At-Large Member: Lisa Freed, MD
At-Large Member: Farid Jadbabaie, MD
At-Large Member: Katherine (Kiki) Kennedy, MD
At-Large Member: Andrea Needleman, MD

Board of Governors:

G. Davis Gammon, MD
Hamid Mojibian, MD
Sandip Mukherjee, MD
Elena Ratner, MD
Ron Vender, MD
Namita Wijesekera, MD

Special Positions:

David Hass, MD, President CSMS
Ron Adelman, MD, Immediate Past President CSMS
Steven Thornquist, MD, AMA Delegate
Michael Virata, MD, Alternate  AMA Delegate

Appointed Trainees and Residents:

Danish Zaidi, MD
Chang Su, MD
Deborah Oyeyemi, MD
Arshjot Khokhar, MD
Akshay Kapoor, MD
Farshid Etaee, MD

Yale School of Medicine Students
Amber Acquaye
Keval Desai
Emily Gudbranson
Ragini Luthra

Quinnipiac Medical School Students
David Eaton
Fiona Evans
Megan Leubner
Frank Tavarez Mora

Staff Directory

Association Services Director
Cindy Martin



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