HOD-BeHeard

Elections

Who Can Vote in Leadership Position Elections?

Contested elections will be voted on using Election Buddy, PAMED’s e-voting system. Voting members will use their phone, tablet, or laptop.

How to Vote

Voting will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22. Those eligible to vote will receive an email or text from Election Buddy. You should follow the link in your email or text.

Candidate Information

VICE PRESIDENT
(Elect One/One-Year Term)

Lynn-Michele-Lucas-Fehm-MD
Lynn Lucas-Fehm, MD (Philadelphia County)

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SPEAKER, HOUSE OF DELEGATES
(Elect One/One-Year Term)


Todd M. Hertzberg, MD (Allegheny County)
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VICE SPEAKER, HOUSE OF DELEGATES
(Elect One/One-Year Term)


Andrew Lutzkanin, III, MD (Dauphin County)
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THIRD (3rd) DISTRICT TRUSTEE
(Elect One/Four-Year Term)

Timothy Welby, MD (Lackawanna County)
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FIFTH (5th) DISTRICT TRUSTEE
(Elect One/Four-Year Term)

Braund--Wendy-41
Wendy Braund, MD (Cumberland County)

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TIRUPATHI--RAGHAV-26
Raghavendra Tirupathi Govindaraju, MD (Franklin County)

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NINTH (9th) DISTRICT TRUSTEE
(Elect One/Four-Year Term)

Beary--Emily-19
Emily Beary, DO (Clarion County)

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TWELFTH (12th) DISTRICT TRUSTEE
(Elect One/Four-Year Term)

Ramos--Julio-28
Julio Ramos, MD (Luzerne County)

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MEDICAL SPECIALTIES TRUSTEE
(Elect One/Four-Year Term)

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Saurabh Sharma, MD (Bradford County)
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SURGICAL SPECIALTIES TRUSTEE
(Elect One/Four-Year Term)

Buzas--Christopher-35
Christopher Buzas, DO (Dauphin County)

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EARLY CAREER PHYSICIANS SECTION TRUSTEE
(Elect One/One-Year Term)

Latronica--James-07
James Latronica, DO (Dauphin County)

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RESIDENT & FELLOWS SECTION TRUSTEE
(Elect One/One-Year Term)

Smood--Benjamin-13
Benjamin Smood, MD (Philadelphia County)

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AMA DELEGATES
(Elect Six/Two-Year Term)

Richard Eisenstaedt, MD (Montgomery County) *
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Kansupada--Bindukumar-30
Bindukumar Kansupada, MD (Bucks County) *

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MacLeod--Bruce-39
Bruce MacLeod, MD (Allegheny County) *

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Owens--Jill-32
Jill Owens, MD (McKean County) *

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Shapiro--Scott-24
Scott Shapiro, MD (Montgomery County) *

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Williams AMA Reelection

John Williams, MD (Allegheny County) *
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Asterisk (*) indicates endorsed by the Committee to Nominate Delegates & Alternates to the AMA

AMA ALTERNATE DELEGATES
(Elect Five/Two-Year Term)

James A. Goodyear, MD (Montgomery County)*
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Andrew Lutzkanin, III, MD (Dauphin County)*
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Mandel--Dale-02
Dale Mandel, MD (Philadelphia County) *

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Rosamilia

Lorraine Rosamilia, MD (Centre County) *
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Katherine Sherif, MD (Philadelphia County)*
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Asterisk (*) indicates endorsed by the Committee to Nominate Delegates & Alternates to the AMA

AMA SLOTTED ALTERNATE DELEGATE POSITION FOR THE RESIDENTS AND FELLOWS
(Elect One/One-Year Term)

Hoff--Nathan-04
Nathan Hoff, MD (Lackawanna County) 

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AMA COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE DELEGATES & ALTERNATES
(Elect Two/Three-Year Term)

Judith Pryblick, DO (Lehigh County) *
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Asterisk (*) indicates endorsed by the Committee to Nominate Delegates & Alternates to the AMA

JUDICIAL COUNCIL
(Elect Two/Three-Year Term)

Lawrence L. Altaker, MD (Cumberland County)
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Interested in Running for a Position?


2022 PAMED Election Nomination Information

To run for a vacant position at the 2022 House of Delegates, you will need to submit your name and Biographical Sketch information. The deadline has passed to be in the official call or listed on this page. However, you may still submit your name to be included on the ballot. All submissions must be completed by  October 6, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. EST.  

You will need:

  • Candidate Information
    • What position you are running for
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Title
    • Email
    • Phone
    • City/Town
    • Sponsored by
    • Endorsement Letter *required for Specialty Trustee, suggested for other positions
  • Biographical Information
    • Membership tenure with PAMED
    • Medical School name and year graduated
    • Board Certification information
    • Specialty area
    • Current and former positions held within County Medical Society
    • Current and former positions held within Pennsylvania Medical Society
    • Current and former positions held within American Medical Society
    • Current and former positions held within Specialty Societies or Other Related groups and activities
    • CV to upload (.doc, .dox, or .pdf acceptable)
    • Current membership within PAMPAC or other related Medical PACS
    • Foundation donation history (Yes/No, not details)
    • Personal Photo (.jpeg or .png acceptable)
    • Response to the question “Why should you be elected to the position?”

  • Conflict of Interest Information: details of any relationships, interests, or situations that may be viewed as a conflict while serving as an elected member must be disclosed and will be reviewed by PAMED’s General Counsel

 

Submit Your Information

You will be required to login to submit your information but you can leave the application and return as long as you hit "Save" at the bottom at any time to keep your place.


You may direct any questions to Allison Meckley at ameckley@pamedsoc.org.