Texas Students and Residents Nab AMA Posts
By Steve Levine

The next generation of organized medicine leaders, as usual, includes a large number of young Texans. 

Ten residents and medical students from Texas won elections over the weekend at the 2019 interim meeting of the American Medical Association in San Diego.  


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For the AMA Resident and Fellow Section:

  • Michael Metzner, MD, (above right) a general surgery resident in San Antonio, was reelected as the section’s delegate in the AMA House of Delegates; and
  • Theresa Phan, MD, (Center) of Austin, and Jerome Jeevarajan, MD, of Houston, were elected as alternate delegates. Drs. Phan and Jeevarajan have both served as AMA and Texas Medical Association leaders since they were medical students.


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For Region 3 of the AMA Medical Student Section:

  • Swetha Maddipudi (Second from right), a second-year student at UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine, is the new chair-elect;
  • Matthew Hidalgo (Far left), a third-year student at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, is the new membership chair;
  • James Bunch (Center), a second-year student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, will serve as the region’s delegate to the AMA house.
  • Elected as alternate delegates were: Josh Bilello (second from left), a second-year student at The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine; Abhishek Dharan (third from left), a second-year student at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine; Rajadhar Reddy (Third from right), a second-year student at Baylor College of Medicine; and Ikram Rostane (Far right), a first-year student at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

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November 18, 2019

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Steve Levine

A former statehouse reporter, political press secretary, and state agency spokesman, Steve Levine has directed the Communication Division at TMA since 1997. He oversees Texas Medicine, Texas Medicine Today, TMA's media and public relations activities, and the TMA Knowledge Center, website, and social media activities.

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