Students from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) were well represented at the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) annual House of Delegates meeting in Hershey on Oct. 26.
During the meeting, PAMED’s Medical Student Section held elections for statewide offices. Several GCSOM students were elected to leadership positions.
Nathan Hoff of Honesdale, a member of GCSOM’s Class of 2020, was elected Chair of the Medical Student Section (MSS). As chair, he will preside over all MSS Governing Council meetings and will represent PAMED at the American Medical Association’s Medical Student Section meetings in June and November.
Matthew Hope of Wyomissing, a member of GCSOM’s Class of 2020, was elected Medical Student Trustee to the PAMED Board of Trustees. As a trustee, he will represent Pennsylvania’s medical students at PAMED Board of Trustee meetings and functions and serve as a liaison between the Medical Student Section Governing Council and PAMED.
Anis Adnani of Pittsburgh, a member of GCSOM’s Class of 2021, was elected Medical Student Representative to PAMED’s Political Action Committee (PAMPAC) and will represent Pennsylvania’s medical students in regard to public policy.
John Curtis of Conshohocken, a member of GCSOM’s Class of 2020, was elected Foundation Student Trustee-elect to the Board of the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. In this role he will assist the Foundation Student Trustee and gain an understanding of the position before assuming that role. The mission of the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society is to provide programs and services for individual physicians and others that improve the well-being of Pennsylvanians and sustain the future of medicine.
In addition, GCSOM boasted the largest attendance of any individual Pennsylvania medical school and several students participated in a Medical Student Debate, an event physicians attended for CME credits.
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