AAHC Board of Directors & AAHCI Steering Committee

The AAHC Board of Directors, including chair, chair-elect, and immediate past chair, is elected for staggered terms by the academic health center leaders of member institutions with the exception of the position held on the Board by the Chair of the AAHCI International Steering Committee. The role of the Board is to provide oversight and guidance on all matters concerning AAHC, including strategic plans, finances, and programs.

The AAHCI Steering Committee consists of elected representatives of AAHCI members from various countries and regions. The primary function of the Steering Committee is to guide the development and expansion of AAHCI, review the governance and membership structure, and to recommend new programs and initiatives. The chair of the AAHCI Steering Committee is appointed to the AAHC Board of Directors as a full voting member.

AAHC Board of Directors

Lilly Marks
Immediate Past Chair
Vice President for Health Affairs
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus,
University of Colorado

Robert A. Barish, MD, MBA
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs,
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

Deborah German, MD
Vice President for Medical Affairs
Dean, UCF College of Medicine,
University of Central Florida

Robert N. Golden, MD
Dean, UW School of Medicine and Public Health,
Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs,
University of Wisconsin – Madison

J. Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS
Senior Executive Vice President for the Health Sciences
President & CEO, Temple University Health System
Lewis Katz Dean, School of Medicine
Temple University

David Perlmutter, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor
Dean, School of Medicine,
Washington University

Richard Shannon, MD
Executive Vice President, Health Affairs,
University of Virginia

AAHCI Steering Committee*

Nicholas Fisk, PhD, MBA, MBBS
Committee Chair
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research),
University of New South Wales

Robert Armstrong, MD, PhD
Foundation Dean, Medical College, Faculty of Health Sciences,
The Aga Khan University – East Africa

Guo-Qiang Chen, MD, PhD
Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
President, School of Medicine,
and Vice President, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine

Shitij Kapur, PhD, FMedSci
Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences,
The University of Melbourne

Mohamed Sayegh, MD
Executive Vice President for Medicine and Global Strategy,
Raja N. Khuri Dean, Faculty of Medicine,
American University of Beirut Medical Center

Luciano Saso, PhD
Vice-Rector for European University Networks,
Sapienza University of Rome

Paul Stewart, MD
Dean and Professor of Medicine,
Leeds Academic Health Partnership

Michael Strong, MD
Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry,
The University of Western Ontario

*Regional Office Ambassadors serve as ex-officio members of the Steering Committee