Resident and Fellow Section (RFS)

The RFS increases involvement and engagement with residents and fellow physicians who are members of the Pennsylvania Medical Society as graduates in training.

Resident/Fellow & Medical Student Virtual Poster Competition

  • PAMED member residents, fellows, and medical students are invited to participate in the virtual poster competition and get feedback from seasoned physicians, gain recognition for your work, and win cash.

  • Abstract submission deadline is Jan. 25.

  • Twenty winners will be chosen to submit a 4-6 minute video presentation. If selected, your video presentation will be due by Feb. 19, 2021. An email notifying all participants of their status will be sent by Feb. 9, 2021. 

Learn more and submit an abstract.

RFS Governing Council 

Rahul Prasad, MD

Vice Chair
Namita Biala, DO

Jonathan Von Reusner, MD

Derek Baughman, MD

AMA Slotted Resident Sectional Alternate
Raghuveer Puttagunta, MD
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AMA RFS Slotted Alternate Delegate
Anupriya Dayal, MD

RFS Members at Large

Amitha Avasarala, MD

Kishan Patel, MD

Yesenia Galan, MD

AMA Slotted Resident Sectional Delegate


Membership is free for residents and fellows.

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For more information or questions regarding the RFS, please email To learn more about the AMA's RFS Section, visit the AMA's RFS webpage here.