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Three ACS Members elected to leadership positions in the AMA


During the meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates (HOD), June 15-19, in Chicago, IL, three members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) were among several health care professionals elected to serve on AMA committees and in other leadership positions. Maya Babu, MD, a neurosurgery resident at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, was elected to serve in the resident/fellow trustee position on the AMA Board of Trustees; Andrew Gurman, MD, FACS, a hand surgeon who practices in Altoona, PA, was reelected as Speaker of the HOD, and Liana Puscas, MD, FACS, an otolaryngologist and assistant professor of surgery in Durham, NC, was elected to the AMA Council on Medical Education. View more details of the meeting and information on the actions of the AMA HOD at

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