Officers of the APDS

Officers of the APDS 2021-2022
President: Douglas S. Smink, M.D., MPH
President-Elect: Kyla Terhune, M.D., M.B.A.
Secretary: Jennifer Choi, M.D.
Treasurer: Valentine N. Nfonsam, M.D.
Past President: Benjamin Jarman, M.D.

Executive Committee 2021-2022
Sylvia Martinez, M.D. (2024)
Lilly Chang, M.D. (2023)
Amit Joshi, M.D. (2022)

APDS Board of Directors 2021-2022
Farin Amersi, M.D. (2022)
Karen Brasel, M.D. (2022)
Amit Joshi, M.D. (2022)
Jeremy Lipman, M.D. (2022)
Sylvia Martinez, M.D. (2022)
David Borgstrom, M.D. (2022)
Rahul Anand, M.D. (2023)
Marcie Feinman, M.D. (2023)
Jennifer LaFemina, M.D. (2023)
Franz Smith, M.D. (2023)
Daniel Relles, M.D. (2023)
Kari Rosenkranz, M.D. (2023)

Ex Officio Members
Executive Director, American Board of Surgery, Jo Buyske, M.D.
Editor, Journal of Surgical Education, Douglas S. Smink, M.D., M.P.H.
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 ACS Board of Governors: Amit Joshi, M.D.
APDS Representative to SAGES: Rana Higgins, M.D.
APDS Representative to ASE: Alan Harzman, M.D.
APDS Representative to the OPDA: Daniel Dent, M.D.
APDS Representative to ERAS & ACGME: Jennifer LaFemina, M.D.
APDS Liaison with SCORE: Mo Shabahang, M.D.
Chairperson, Program Committee: Cary Aarons, M.D.
President, Association of Residency Administrators in Surgery: Dorothy Dickinson
Resident Representatives:  Rachel Seiler, M.D. and Rachel Atkinson, 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, M.D.
Paula Termuhlen, M.D.