Resident/Fellow Section

The Resident and Fellow Section of the Minnesota Medical Association is open to any physician in an accredited residency or postgraduate fellow program in Minnesota who is a member of the MMA and local component medical society.

The purpose of this section is to give resident physicians a greater opportunity to participate in the Minnesota Medical Association and a more direct role in MMA policy deliberations.

Governing Council
The Governing Council of the RFS consists of the officers of the section, the resident member of the MMA Board of Trustees, and four members-at-large, elected at the annual business meeting of the section.          

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Leadership Positions for Residents/Fellows

2019-20 MMA RFS Leadership

Executive Committee
Chair: Christopher Wee, MD
Vice Chair: Antoine Saliba, MD
Board of Trustees Representative: Courtney Harris, MD
Secretary: Bryan Neth, MD, PhD
Outreach Coordinator: Zach Shaheen, MD, PhD
Policy Council Representative: Timothy Dempsey, MD
AMA Delegate: Maria Arciniegas Calle, MD
AMA Alternate Delegate: Maria Starchook-Moore, MD
Zumbro Valley Medical Society Representative: John Patrick Janowski, MD

Committee Representatives

Public Health
Delegate: Kevin O’Donnell, MD

Medical Practice & Quality
Delegate: Maarya Pasha, MD
Alternate: Christopher Meserve, MD

Ethics & Medical-Legal Affairs
Delegate: Dua Nupur, MD

*If interested, contact Elizabeth Anderson.

The business meetings of the Resident and Fellow Section are open to all resident physicians. The purpose of the business meetings is to:
  • Review reports
  • Consider and vote upon matters that come before the meeting.
  • Elect a chairperson-elect, the resident member of the MMA Board of Trustees, delegate, alternate delegate and four members-at-large of the Governing Council.
  • Elect the allotted number of delegates to the Interim and Annual Meetings of the AMA/RFS.
For more information regarding the Resident and Fellow Section, contact Elizabth Anderson at 612.362.3740.

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"I belong to the Minnesota Medical Association because I believe it is important for young physicians to have an active voice in organized medicine as it constantly evolves and changes.” - Courtney Harris, MD