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    Steven L. Kanter, MD

    Special Advisor to the AAMC President and CEO
    Executive Director, AAHC International
    AAMC Leadership Team

    Prior to assuming his roles at the Association of  American Medical Colleges (AAMC) upon the merger of the two associations, Steven L. Kanter, MD served as President/CEO of the Association of Academic Health Centers since 2018. Dr. Kanter came to AAHC from his previous position as Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas (UMKC). During his time as Dean, Dr. Kanter led a successful effort to form a new health sciences district in Kansas City, Missouri. His distinguished academic career includes serving as Vice Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM), where he devoted significant time and effort to cultivating international collaborations, including leading a team that established a new medical school in Kazakhstan. Read Dr. Kanter’s complete biosketch here.

  • Staff

  • Lynn Bentley, AAMC Senior Content Specialist
    Health Care Affairs | Programs & Engagement

  • Affrille Degoma, MHA, Senior Program Specialist
    Health Care Affairs | AAHC International

  • Sam Evans, MA, AAMC Senior Research Analyst
    Health Care Affairs | Research & Analytics

  • Lisa Harrison, AAMC Senior Administrative Associate
    Health Care Affairs | Workforce Studies

  • Lauren Maggio, PhD, Programs Scholar

  • Alcenia McIntosh-Peters, AAMC Director, Meetings and Membership
    Health Care Affairs | Programs & Engagement

  • Katherine Robbins, MLS, AAMC Senior Program Specialist
    Health Care Affairs | Programs & Engagement

  • Chris Kahler Smith, MS, AAMC Director of Member Programs
    Health Care Affairs | Programs & Engagement

  • Linda Tabach, AAMC Executive Assistant to Steven L. Kanter
    Health Care Affairs | AAMC Special Advisor