[MMA News Now, Sept. 26, 2013]
At its Annual Meeting, the MMA inaugurated its newest president, the fourth female in association history, and elected its president-elect.
MMA officers include:
President: Cindy Firkins Smith
, M.D., a dermatologist at Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Willmar
Immediate Past President Dan Maddox, M.D.,
passes on the presidential medallion to incoming
President Cindy Firkins Smith, M.D.
President-Elect: Donald Jacobs
, M.D., chief of clinical operations with Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis
AMA Delegates: Raymond Christensen
, M.D., assistant dean at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Medical School; Sally Trippel
, M.D., an internist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester and Paul Matson
, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at The Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic in Mankato.
AMA Alternate Delegates: John Abenstein
, M.D., an anesthesiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester; Stephen Darrow
, M.D., a resident at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in Minneapolis; and David Estrin
, M.D., a pediatrician with South Lake Pediatrics in Plymouth.
MMA Board of Trustees: Robert Koshnick
, M.D., a family physician with Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes; Fatima Jiwa
, M.B.Ch.B., a pediatrician with Partners in Pediatrics in Rogers; and Michael Tedford
, M.D., an otolaryngologist at The Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic and Hearing Center in Edina.