Association of Women Surgeons Council


AWS Council

Marie Crandall, MD, MPH
Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD
Vice President:
Marybeth Hughes, MD
Kandace McGuire, MD
Salewa Oseni, MD
Immediate Past President:
Sharon Stein, MD
Past President:
Sareh Parangi, MD
Strategic Plan & DEI Task Force :
Geeta Lal, MD
ACS Governor:
Susan Pories, MD
AWS Foundation Chair:
Nancy Gantt, MD


AJS Editor Chair:
Caroline Reinke, MD
Clinical Practice Chair:
Elizabeth Acquista, MD
Communications Co-Chair:
Lillian Erdahl, MD
Communications Co-Chair:
Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH
Grants and Fellowships Chair:
Carrie Sims, MD, PhD
#HeForShe Committee Chair
Kevin Pei, MD
Medical Student Chair:
Cheryl Zogg
Member Services Chair:
Meredith C. Duke, MD, MBA
National Recognition Committee Chair
Sareh Parangi, MD
Outreach Committee Chair
Heather Yeo, MD
Publications Chair
Marion Henry, MD, MPH
Resident and Fellow Chair:


Association for Academic Surgery (AAS):
Virginia O. Shaffer, MD
ACS Advisory Council for General Surgery:
Jennifer Suzanne Davids, MD
ACS Resident & Associate Society (RAS):
Patricia Martinez Quinones, MD, PhD
ACS Women in Surgery Committee (WiSC):
Stephanie Bonne, MD
Latino Surgical Society (LSS):
Chantal Reyna, MD
Society of Asian Academic Surgeons (SAAS):
Susan Tsai, MD, MHS
Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS):
Linda Barry, MD, MPH

AWS Executive Director

Executive Director:
Michelle Goldberg, CAE

AWS-AJS Editors

Caroline Reinke, MD - Senior Editor
Heena Santry, MD - Editor
Caitlin Hicks, MD - Jr. Editor


AWS Past Presidents

View AWS Past Presidents, dating back to 1981.