Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees oversees the operations of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and meets quarterly.
The Executive Committee meets regularly as needed.

F. Wilson Jackson III, MD, AGAF, ASGE, FACG, FACP

President Elect
Kristen Sandel, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Emergency Medicine

Vice President
Lynn Lucas-Fehm, MD, JD

Immediate Past President
David A. Talenti, MD

Board Chair
Edward P. Balaban, DO, FACP, FASCO
And At-Large Specialty Trustee

Vice Chair
John R. Mantione Jr., MD
Obstetrics, Gynecology
And Obstetrics and Gynecology Trustee

Speaker, House of Delegates
Todd Hertzberg, MD, FACR
Diagnostic Radiology

Vice Speaker, House of Delegates
Andrew Lutzkanin III, MD, FAAFP
Family Medicine

1st District Trustee

2nd District Trustee
Mark A. Lopatin, MD, FACP, FACR, FCPP

3rd District Trustee
Timothy Welby, MD, FAAP

4th District Trustee
Michael Suk, MD, JD, MPH, MBA
Orthopaedic Surgery

5th District Trustee
Wendy Braund, MD, MPH, MSED, FACPM
Public Health and General Preventive Medicine

6th District Trustee
Lorraine Rosamilia, MD

7th District Trustee
John P. Furia, MD
Orthopedic Surgery

8th District Trustee
Timothy Pelkowski, MD
Family Medicine

9th District Trustee
Emily K. Beary, DO

10th District Trustee
David Lucas, MD

11th District Trustee
John Six, MD, CPE
Family Medicine

12th District Trustee
Julio A. Ramos, MD

13th District Trustee
G. Alan Yeasted, MD
Internal Medicine

At-Large Specialty Trustee
Amelia Pare, MD
Plastic Surgery

Hospital Based Trustee
Todd Fijewski, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine

Hospital Based Trustee
John P. Williams, MD

Medical Specialty Trustee
Joseph W. Laskas, DO

Medical Specialty Trustee
Saurabh Sharma, MD, FACC

Primary Care Trustee (Family Medicine)
Madalyn Schaefgen, MD
Family Medicine

Primary Care Trustee (Internal Medicine) 
Eileen Moser, MD, MHPE, MACP
Internal Medicine

Primary Care Trustee(Pediatrics) 
Cynthia DeMuth, MD, FAAP

Psychiatry Trustee
Ahmad Hameed, MD

Surgical Specialty Trustee
Christopher J. Buzas, DO
Colon and Rectal Surgery

Surgical Specialty Trustee
Jeffrey Farma, MD
General Surgery

Early Career Physicians Section Trustee
James Latronica, DO, FASAM
Addiction Medicine (Psychiatry)

International Medical Graduate Section Trustee
Mukul L. Parikh, MD

Medical Student Section Trustee
Jacob Albers

Resident and Fellows Section Trustee
Benjamin Smood, MD
Thoracic Surgery

Women’s Physician Section Trustee
Sherry Blumenthal, MD, MSEd, FACOG
Obstetrics and Gynecology

AMA Delegation, Chair
Scott E. Shapiro, MD, FACC


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PAMED membership amplifies the physician's voice. Our members can articulate their opinions and thoughts through a number of different outlets.

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Up Coming Board Meetings

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Friday, October 6, 2023

PAMED members are welcome to attend meetings of the Board of Trustees. If you are interested in attending or learning more, please complete this form.


Member delegates vote for new PAMED board members during our annual House of Delegates every October. Contact your county/specialty society/section leadership if you are interested in running for a vacant board position. Click here to look up your county medical society.

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