Medical Student Section (MSS)


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The MSS is the medical students' leading voice for improving medical education and advocating for the future of medicine.

The MSS encourages medical student participation in the activities of PAMED to have meaningful impact into PAMED’s decision and policy-making process; improve medical education and to further professional excellence; provide a forum for the discussion and dissemination of information; develop medical leadership; initiate and effect necessary change; promote activity within organize medicine on the local and state levels; and to work cooperatively with student groups at Pennsylvania medical schools to meet these objectives.

2024 MSS Governing Council 

Effective January 1, 2024

Board of Trustee
Arnab Ray Connect with me

Board of Trustee Elect  
Donald Bourne

Heta Patel

Vice Chair
Ashini Patel

PAMPAC Representative
Alekhya Madiraju

AMA Alternate Delegate for Region 6
Kanupyria Gupta

AMA Alternate Delegate-Elect for Region 6
Addison Brearton

The Foundation of PAMED Trustee
Stacie Kerbel

The Foundation of PAMED Trustee Elect
Ara Khoylyan

  Representative Alternate Representative
Drexel Sharada Saraf Andy Liao
Geisinger Ara Khoylyan Marena Casey
Jefferson Nicholas Felter Sarah Wenyon
LECOM Nicholas Belleza Abhay Dhillon
PCOM Caroline Lozzi Addison Brearton
UPenn Heta Patel Daniel Harwood
PITT Donald Bourne Sriya Kudaravalli
Penn State Himi Begum Eleni Fafoutis
Temple Stacie Kerbel Alekhya Madiraju
USF-LVHN Shirley Jiang David Adams

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

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