State Medical Society Elects Officers

Aug 01, 2017 at 01:24 pm by admin

Amy Cahill, MD, of Pine Bluff, is sworn in as president of the Arkansas Medical Society by Immediate Past President. Scott Cooper, MD, or Rogers, while several past presidents of the organization look on.

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Medical Society (AMS) met recently at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock to elect new officers, attend educational programs and plan advocacy efforts.

Pine Bluff Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Amy Cahill, MD, was named president of the group. Dr. Cahill, who practices at the Genesis Center for Women, has been a member of the AMS for nearly 20 years and has served in various roles including chairperson of the groups' young physicians committee and also on the Board of Trustees, representing the physicians and patients of Southeast Arkansas.

Other newly-elected leaders include President-Elect Lee Archer, MD (Little Rock); AMA Delegate G. Edward Bryant, MD; (West Memphis); AMA Alternate Delegate Eugene Shleby, MD (Hot Springs); and District Trustees Tim Paden, MD, (Mountain Home); Robert Zimmerman, MD, (Rogers); Jeremy Saul, MD, (Russellville); Samule Bledsoe, MD, (Little Rock); Matthew Spond, MD (Little Rock); Kay Chandler, MD, (Little Rock); Gary Wheeler, MD, (Little Rock); and Jesal Shah (Student Trustee - UAMS).

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