The annual SLMMS election took place online during the month of November. A total of 69 ballots were cast. The election results were reviewed and approved by the SLMMS Council at their December meeting on Tuesday, December 13.
As 2022 President-elect, M. Laurin Council, MD, will ascend automatically to the office of 2023 President. Congratulations to the following physicians who were elected to serve as SLMMS officers with Dr. Council for the coming year:
Kirsten F. Dunn, MD, 2023 President-Elect
Richard H. Wieder, MD, 2023 Vice President
Robert A. Brennan, Jr., MD, 2023 Secretary-Treasurer
Erin S. Gardner, MD, 2022 President will continue for one more year on the Council as 2023 Immediate Past President.
Four physician members of SLMMS were elected to three-year terms as Councilors for 2023-25: Richard A. Covert, MD, MPH; Dee Anna Glaser, MD; George Mansour, MD; and Sriram Vissa, MD, FACHE, CPE.
In addition, two SLMMS members have been appointed to complete the unexpired terms of Dr. Faisal Khan and Dr. Kathleen Nemer, who resigned their Councilor posts due relocation. At the December meeting, the Council approved the appointments of Rishi Sud, MD, MBA, and Mark Pelikan, DO, to complete the final two years (2023-2024) left on each of the unexpired terms.
22 SLMMS members were elected to two-year terms (2023-2024) to serve as Third District Delegates to the Missouri State Medical Association. They include: George M. Bohigian, MD; Samer W. Cabbabe, MD; J. Collins Corder, MD; Jonathan Dehner, MD; Norman S. Druck, MD; Kirsten F. Dunn, MD; Erin S. Gardner, MD; Richard J. Gimpelson, MD; Luis A. Giuffra, MD; Scott H. Hardeman, MD; Sara Hawatmeh, MD; Jay L. Meyer, MD; Raymond F. Mohrman, MD; Nathaniel H. Murdock, MD; Otha Myles, MD; David M. Niebruegge, MD; Farheen N.K. Raja, MD; Jo-Ellyn M. Ryall, MD; Pearl Serota, MD; Jason K. Skyles, MD; Stephen R. Smith; and Alan P. K. Wild, MD.