Women Physicians Section

The Women Physicians Section (WPS) was created by the PAMED House of Delegates in October 2018 to encourage women physicians to participate in leadership, policymaking, advocacy, and other activities of PAMED. Prior to becoming an official Section, it was known as the Women Physicians Caucus.

The goals of the WPS are to create a forum for members to:

  • Learn about effective networking
  • Voice concerns and share common experiences
  • Educate and encourage paths to leadership roles in organized and academic medicine
  • Establish a network of women physician leaders
  • Advocate to advance PAMED policy on issues affecting women as well as advise the PAMED Board on such issues

2023 Women Physicians Section Governing Council 

Effective January 1, 2023

WPS Board Trustee - Sherry Blumenthal, MD  Connect with me

Chair  - Karen Rizzo, MD
Vice Chair - Hannah Do, MD 

Resident/Fellow Section Representative - Paige Anderson, MD

Medical Student Section Representative - Nicole Bryce

District 1 Representative: Katherine Sherif, MD

District 2 Representative: Ahashta Johnson, MD

District 3 Representative: Renne Frank, MD

District 4 Representative: Filled with Member-at-Large

District 5 Representative: Sarah Eiser, MD

District 6 Representative: Filled with Member-at-Large

District 7 Representative: Natasha Alligood, MD

District 8 Representative: Ingrid Renberg, MD

District 9 Representative: Marsha Haley, MD

District 10 Representative: Jean Holdren, DO

District 11 Representative: Mylaina Sherwood, MD

District 12 Representative: Riddhi Shah, MD

District 13 Representative: Grace Ferguson, MD

Member-at-Large: Stacey Denlinger, DO

Member-at-Large: Anne Elise Drozdoski, Do 


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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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District Representatives

District 1 - Katherine Sherif, MD
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District 2 - Ahashta Johnson, MD
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District 3 - Renee Frank, MD
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District 4 - Filled with Member-at-Large
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District 5 - Sarah Eiser, MD
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District 6 - Filled with Member-at-Large
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District 7 - Natasha Alligood-Percoco, MD
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District 8 - Ingrid Renberg, MD
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District 9 - Marsha Haley, MD
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District 10 - Jean Holdren, DO
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District 11 - Mylaina Sherwood, MD
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District 12 - Riddhi Shah, MD
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District 13 - Grace Ferguson, MD
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For more information on the Women Physicians Section (WPS), contact Robin Rothermel at rrothermel@pamedsoc.org.