Officers of the APDS 2019-2020
President: David T. Harrington, M.D.
President-Elect: Benjamin Jarman, M.D.
Secretary: Douglas S. Smink, M.D.
Treasurer: Kyla Terhune, M.D., M.B.A.
Past President: M. Timothy Nelson, M.D.
Executive Committee 2019-2020
Jennifer N. Choi, M.D.
Clarence E. Clark, M.D.
APDS Board of Directors 2019-2020
Farin Amersi, M.D. (20)
Jennifer Choi, M.D. (21)
Rahul Anand, M.D. (21)
Valentine Nfosam, M.D., M.S. (21)
Kari Rosenkranz, M.D. (21)
Mohsen Shabahang, M.D., Ph.D. (21)
Elizabeth Cirincione, M.D. (20)
Jonathan Dort, M.D. (20)
Anne Larkin, M.D. (20)
Daniel Vargo, M.D. (21)
Karen Brasel, M.D. (20)
Amit Joshi, M.D. (20)
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, Jeffrey Matthews, 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: Kyla Terhune, M.D., M.B.A.
President, Association of Residency Coordinators in Surgery: Donna Heyduk, C-TAGME
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