Officers of the APDS 2020-2021
President: Benjamin T. Jarman, M.D.
President-Elect: Douglas S. Smink, M.D.
Secretary: Valentine N. Nfonsam, M.D.
Treasurer: Kyla P. Terhune, M.D., M.B.A.
Past President: David T. Harrington, M.D.
Executive Committee 2020-2021
Lilly Chang, M.D.
Clarence E. Clark, M.D.
Amit Joshi, M.D.
APDS Board of Directors 2020-2021
Farin Amersi, M.D. (22)
Jennifer Choi, M.D. (21)
Rahul Anand, M.D. (21)
Vance Sohn, M.D. (21)
Kari Rosenkranz, M.D. (21)
Mohsen Shabahang, M.D., Ph.D. (21)
Daniel Vargo, M.D. (21)
Karen Brasel, M.D. (22)
Amit Joshi, M.D. (22)
Jeremy Lipman, M.D. (22)
Sylvia Martinez, M.D. (22)
David Borgstrom, M.D. (22)
Ex Officio Members
Executive Director, American Board of Surgery, Jo Buyske, M.D.
Editor, Journal of Surgical Education, Douglas S. Smink, M.D.
Representative, ACS Advisory Council on General Surgery, Thomas Vandermeer, M.D.
Chair, Residency Review Committee for Surgery, Pamela Lipsett, M.D.
Director, Division of Education, American College of Surgeons, Ajit Sachdeva, M.D.
APDS Representative to the American Board of Surgery: John Mellinger, M.D.
APDS Governor to the ACS Board of Governors: Amit Joshi, M.D.
APDS Representative to SAGES: Robert K. Josloff, M.D.
APDS Representative to ASE: Mo Shabahang, M.D.
APDS Representative to the OPDA: Daniel Dent, M.D.
Chairperson, Program Committee: Rahul Anand, M.D.
President, Association of Residency Administrators in Surgery: Lisa Olson
Resident Representatives: Rebecca Williams, M.D., Jeremy Dressler, M.D. and Rachel Seiler, M.D.
Honorary Life Members
Arthur H. Aufses, Jr., M.D.
Robert Berry, M.D.
Dominic A. DeLaurentis, M.D.
Paul Friedmann, M.D.
Ward O. Griffen, Jr., M.D.
Robert E. Hermann, M.D.
Walter Pories, M.D.
John Potts, MD