Dr. Cleary (AOA, Ohio State University, 1978) is Professor of Medicine and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the State University of New York (SUNY), and serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Cleary is councilor of the Upstate AOA Chapter, serves on the Editorial Board of The Pharos, previously served as a Councilor Board member of AOA and has more recently chaired an AOA Councilor Task Force. She is a clinician and educator and has received teaching awards at Upstate and nationally, most recently the AAMC/AOA Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award in 2017. She is a lifetime honorary member of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), served on the Executive Board from 2009-2017, and chaired a Transprofessional Task Force in 2017. She is active in the American College of Physicians, recently completed service as Governor of the Upstate Region of the New York Chapter, and currently serves as a member of the ACP’s Master Clinician Task Force.
Immediate Past President
Wiley W. Souba, Jr., MD, DSc, MBA
Professor, Department of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH
Dr. Souba (AΩA, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1978) joined the AΩA Board of Directors as a Member at Large in 2013. He serves as the President-Elect. Dr. Souba has most recently served as Vice-President for Health Affairs, and Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, where he maintains a faculty appointment as Professor in the Department of Surgery, and in the Department of Medical Education. He is nationally known for his innovative approaches to developing leaders and leadership. He believes leadership begins within oneself. He is a member of the AΩA Fellow in Leadership Committee, and works with the Fellows through his course “The Science and Practice of Leading Yourself.” His specialty is surgical oncology.
John Tooker, MD, MBA, MACP
CEO Emeritus, American College of Physicians - Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
Dr. Tooker (AΩA, University of Colorado, 1970) serves the AΩA Board of Directors as Secretary/Treasurer, and serves as a mentor for the Fellow in Leadership Program. He joined the Board in 2009 as the Medical Organization Director representing the American College of Physicians (ACP), and is a past President of the Board. Dr. Tooker is the Emeritus Executive Vice President and CEO of the ACP, where he served as the EVP and CEO from 2002 – 2010. He remains active on special projects and in service to organizations supporting ACP’s mission of excellence and professionalism. In addition to AΩA, Dr. Tooker serves on the board of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. His specialty is internal medicine with a subspecialty in pulmonology and critical care.
Steven A. Wartman, MD, PhD
Past President and CEO, Association of Academic Health Centers, Washington, DC
Dr. Wartman (AΩA, Johns Hopkins University, 1970) is completing his third year on the AΩA Board of Directors as a Member at Large, and has served on The Pharos Editorial Board since 1996. Dr. Wartman received his AB from Cornell University and his MD and PhD degrees from Johns Hopkins University. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Johns Hopkins and a Henry Luce Scholar in Indonesia. Since 2005, he’s served as the third President and CEO of the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) in Washington, DC. Previously, he was Executive Vice President for Academic and Health Affairs, and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. In 2008, he founded AAHC International™, a global organization dedicated to improving health and well being worldwide. He has received numerous awards and honorary degrees, most recently the 2015 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Distinguished Medical Alumnus Award. He is an internist and a sociologist.
Members at large
Member at Large
Bradley Barth, MD
Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and Vice-chair for Leadership and Professional Development for the Department of Emergency Medicine
Bradley Barth, MD (AΩA, University of Kansas School of Medicine,1994), Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and Vice-chair for Leadership and Professional Development for the Department of Emergency Medicine, and AΩA Chapter Councilor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Barth has served as the AΩA Councilor since 2015, and is a member of the AΩA Councilor’s Task Force.
Member at Large
Peter W. Bates, MD
Vice Dean, Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Peter W. Bates, MD, is Vice Dean and Professor of Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at Maine Medical Center, (MMC) and Academic Dean for the Maine Track medical school partnership with TUSM. He was Maine Medical Center’s Chief Medical Officer and Academic Dean from 2008 to 2016, following nine years as Chief of Medicine. Dr. Bates has served as a member of the President’s Council at MMC and the Dean’s Executive Council of TUSM. Dr. Bates was the founding Academic Dean overseeing a medical school partnership between MMC and TUSM. This initiative offers a "Maine Track" for applicants who are interested in a unique, innovative curriculum that will offer clinical training experiences in Maine and expose medical students to the advantages of rural practice as well as training in a major tertiary medical center. The program enrolled its first students in August 2009 and seeks to address the physician work force shortage in Maine through affordable access to a medical education for qualified Maine applicants. In 2017, Dr. Bates received the TUSM Distinguished Faculty Award. Dr. Bates received both his BS and MD from the University of Washington where he completed his Internal Medicine Internship, Residency, Chief Residency and began his Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine. He completed his Pulmonary Fellowship at Maine Medical Center.
Member at Large
Atul Grover, MD, PhD
Executive Vice President, Association of American Medical Colleges
Dr. Grover (AΩA, George Washington University, 1995) is beginning his first year on the AΩA Board of Directors as the Medical Organization Director. In his role as executive vice president of The Association of American Medical Colleges, Atul Grover, MD, PhD, provides strategic leadership in the areas of medical education, academic affairs, health care affairs, scientific affairs, learning and leadership programming, diversity and inclusion, public policy, and communications. Dr. Grover joined the AAMC as associate director for the Center for Workforce Studies in 2005, where he managed research activity and directed externally funded workforce studies. He became a director of government relations and health care affairs in 2007, and served as the association’s chief public policy officer from 2011-2016. Previously, Dr. Grover held positions in health care finance and applied economics consulting as well as in the U.S. Public Health Service, Health Resources and Service Administration National Center for Health Workforce Analysis. Dr. Grover received his MD from George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine and his PhD in health and public policy from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Grover holds faculty appointments at GWU School of Medicine, and JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Member at Large
Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD
Chancellor's Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, and Medical Humanities and Health Studies at Indiana University
Dr. Gunderman (AΩA, University of Chicago, 1992) joined the AΩA Board of Directors in 2010 as a Councilor Director, and became a Member At-Large in 2013. He has been the Councilor for the Alpha Indiana Chapter at Indiana University since 2009. As a medical student he received first prize in the AΩA Student Essay Contest, and as a junior faculty member he was awarded The Pharos Editor's Prize. He is the Chancellor’s Professor and Bicentennial Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics,Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, and Medical Humanities and Health Studies at Indiana University, where he also serves as the John A. Campbell Professor of Radiology. He has received the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award a record 10 times.He is an AΩA Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher, and is a frequent AΩA Visiting Professor at Chapters around the United States.He serves as president of the medical staff of IU Health.He has published more than 700 articles and 13 books, including most recently,Tesla. His clinical specialty is pediatric radiology.
Member at Large
Holly J. Humphrey, MD
Dean for Medical Education, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Division Biological Sciences, Chicago, IL
Dr. Holly J. Humphrey, MD, MACP, (AOA, University of Chicago, 1983) became the eighth president of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation—the only national foundation dedicated solely to improving the education of health professionals—in July 2018. Previously, she served for 15 years as the Ralph W. Gerard Professor in Medicine and Dean for Medical Education at The University of Chicago. Dr. Humphrey earned her MD degree with honors from The University of Chicago and as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Following an internal medicine residency, pulmonary and critical care fellowship, and Chief Residency, all in the department of medicine at The University of Chicago, she served for 14 years as Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, which provided the foundation for her medical education career. Her signature programs in medical education have focused on diversity and inclusion, mentoring, and professional identity formation. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, a Master of the American College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London). Crain’s Chicago Business featured her as one of their “Women to Watch,” and the NorthShore University HealthSystem created the Holly J. Humphrey Medical Education Fund with a one-million-dollar gift to The University of Chicago. Her teaching honors include selection as a favorite faculty teacher by graduating University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine students more than 25 times.
Member at Large
Lynne Kirk, MD, MACP
Chief Accreditation and Recognition Officer, Accreditation
Council for Graduate Medical Education, and Professor Emeritus, University
of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Lynne Kirk, MD, MACP (AΩA,University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, 1977),Chief Accreditation and Recognition Officer, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, and Professor Emeritus, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Sharon Lewis, MD
Assistant Dean for Diversity Recruitment in the
Program for Diversity and Inclusion, and Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Penn
Dr. Lewis, (AΩA, University of Miami, 2005) stepped up to fill the AΩA Councilor Director seat on the AΩA Board of Directors relinquished by Dr. Jon Morris in early 2021, due to family obligations. Dr. Lewis will fill Dr. Morris' commitment to the Board for the year-and one-half remaining on his term. Dr. Lewis is Assistant Dean for Diversity Recruitment in the Program for Diversity and Inclusion, and Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Penn Medicine. She is the AΩA Chapter Councilor at Penn.
Marie Sandoval, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine,
Division of General Internal Medicine/Geriatrics
Marie Sandoval, MD (AΩA, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1995), Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine/Geriatrics, and AΩA Chapter Councilor at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Dr. Sandoval has been the Councilor at the University of Vermont since October 30, 2018.
José Ginel Rodríguez, MD
Dean of Health Sciences, San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
José Ginel Rodríguez, MD, FAAP, (AΩA Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine, Faculty, 1996) graduated from the Ponce School of Medicine in 1983 in Puerto Rico. He completed his residency training in pediatrics at the Ramón Ruiz Arnau University Hospital in 1986. Upon completion of his residency, he was appointed to a faculty position as Assistant Professor in Pediatrics. He attended the Lipid Research Center at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he was certified as a Lipid Specialist in Children. After becoming Director of the Pediatrics Residency Program at the University Hospital in 1997, he was selected as a faculty Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society member, and two years later was elected as UCC counselor for Alpha Omega Alpha, Gamma Chapter. Dr. Rodríguez rose to the rank of Professor in 2002. He was first named Interim Dean of the School of Medicine in July 2003 and Dean in 2004. In December 2006 he was named Acting President of UCC and President in March 2008. Since 2003, he is a member of the Editorial Board of the Puerto Rico Journal of Medicine. He has served in several academic review processes including the Consulting Board of the Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education and in addition in 2010 he served as LCME surveyor for the UNM School of Medicine. He currently serves as Dean of Health Science, San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, Caguas, P.R.
Dr. Dainty (AΩA, Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, 2019) graduated magna cum laude from Valdosta State University in 2015; she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the University’s Honors College. She is an obstetrics-gynecology Resident at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where she can devote her time to improving access to women’s health in underserved areas in an effort to reduced mortality secondary to gynecologic and obstetric disease.
Rakan Dodin, MD
Resident, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Neurological Surgery
Rakan Dodin (AΩA, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2021) joins the AOA Board of Directors as a Student Director. He is a fourth year medical student at the University of North Dakota School and Medicine and Health Sciences. He will enter the Neurosurgical Residency program at the University of Kansas later this year. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
Olivia P. Campbell, MD, MS
Resident Physician University of Colorado Denver, OBGYN
Dr. McAneny (AΩA University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, 1977) is CEO of New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants, LTD and the past President of the New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation. She is active in organized medicine and advocacy. She was the 1989 President of the Greater Albuquerque Medical Association and was President of the New Mexico Medical Society in 2000. She served a four-year term on the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, on the AMA Council of Medical Service, and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO) Board of Directors and their Clinical Practice committee. She is a member and Past-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association. In June of 2017, Dr. McAneny was elected by the AMA House of Delegates as President Elect of the AMA, and served as AMA President in 2018.