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Physician Leaders

The society is led by the House of Delegates, the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee. The House is open to all dues paying members of AMS as well as those directly elected. AMS also encourages involvement in your county medical society and offers additional leadership opportunities through its task forces and committees. If you are interested in any leadership roles, please contact us!

Leadership Resources

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Executive CommiteeBack to Top

  • Amy Cahill, MD

    President

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.534.3608

  • Dennis Yelvington, MD

    Chairman of the Board

    Stuttgart, AR

    870-673-7211

  • William Dedman, MD

    Vice President

    Camden, AR

    870.836.8101

  • Chad Rodgers, MD

    Secretary

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.4044

  • Brad Bibb, MD

    Treasurer

    Jonesboro, AR

    870-994-7301

  • Lee Archer, MD

    President-Elect

    Little Rock, AR

    501-686-5135

  • Scott Cooper, MD

    Immediate Past President

    Rogers, AR

    479.271.9607

House of Delegates OfficersBack to Top

  • Michael Saitta, MD

    Speaker

    Fayetteville, AR

    479.571.8226

  • Eugene Shelby, MD

    Vice Speaker

    Hot Springs, AR

    501.623.2606

  • Steven Strode, MD

    Parliamentarian

    Little Rock, AR

    501.683.1703

District TrusteesBack to Top

The AMS Board of Trustees is made up of elected physicians from each district, as outlined below:

  • District 1: Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Greene, Lawrence, Mississippi, Poinsett, Randolph
  • District 2: Cleburne, Conway, Faulkner, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Sharp, Stone, White
  • District 3: Arkansas, Cross, Lee, Lonoke, Monroe, Phillips, Prairie, St. Francis, Woodruff
  • District 4: Ashley, Chicot, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, Lincoln
  • District 5: Bradley, Calhoun, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Ouachita, Union
  • District 6: Hampstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Pike, Polk, Sevier
  • District 7: Clark, Garland, Grant, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Saline
  • District 8: Pulaski
  • District 9: Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy, Van Buren, Washington
  • District 10: Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Perry, Pope, Scott, Sebastian, Yell
  • Matt Haustein, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.936.8000

  • Larry (Jack) Johnson, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.910.0526

  • Shane Smith, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.932.6799

  • Seth Barnes, MD

    District 2 Trustee

    Batesville, AR

    870.698.1635

  • Shannon Swift, MD

    District 2 Trustee

    Batesville, AR

    870.698.1635

  • George Conner, MD

    District 3 Trustee

    Forrest City, AR

    870.630.1256

  • Dennis Yelvington, MD

    District 3 Trustee

    Stuttgart, AR

    870.673.7211

  • Calvin Bracy, MD

    District 4 Trustee

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.536.7550

  • R. Doug Coleman, MD

    District 4 Trustee

    White Hall, AR

    870.247.9499

  • Erin Goss, MD

    District 5 Trustee

    Camden, AR

    870.836.8101

  • Johnathan Lewis, MD

    District 5 Trustee

    Camden, AR

    870.836.8101

  • George Covert, MD

    District 6 Trustee

    Ashdown, AR

    870.898.6940

  • John Hearnsberger, MD

    District 6 Trustee

    Nashville, AR

    870.845.3757

  • Robert Breving, MD

    District 7 Trustee

    Hot Springs, AR

    501.623.9300

  • Michael Hickman, MD

    District 7 Trustee

    Hot Springs, AR

    501.623.6693

  • Samuel Bledsoe, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.5860

  • Kay Chandler, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.224.5500

  • Angelo Coppola, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.227.8000

  • Joshua Chance, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.526.7615

  • Gina Drobena, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.7004

  • Jim Ingram, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.224.1156

  • David King, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.227.6363

  • Kristen Lienhart, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.296.1061

  • Blake Scheer, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.224.1156

  • Mathew Spond, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.7000

  • Joseph Thompson, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.526.2231

  • Renee Montgomery, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Sherwood, AR

    501.992.2905

  • Toby Vancil, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6330

  • Danny Wilkerson, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6667

  • Jacob Dickinson, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Mountain Home, AR

    870.425.9120

  • Curtis Hedberg, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Rogers, AR

    479.464.8887

  • Robert Gullett Jr., MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Fayetteville, AR

    479.713.8000

  • Tim Paden, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Mountain Home, AR

    870.508.8600

  • Robert Zimmerman, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Clinton, AR

    479.636.9669

  • Gary Edwards, DO

    District 10 Trustee

    Fort Smith, AR

    479.274.5900

  • Kristie Gast, MD

    District 10 Trustee

    Fort Smith, AR

    479.648.1800

  • Jeremy Saul, MD

    District 10 Trustee

    Russellville, AR

    479.280.3771

  • Jesal Shah

    Student Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

American Medical Association DelegatesBack to Top

  • E. Scott Ferguson, MD

    Delegate

    West Memphis, AR

    870.735.5555

  • G. Edward Bryant, MD

    Delegate

    West Memphis, AR

    870.732.2100

  • Michael Moody, MD

    Delegate

    Salem, AR

    870-895-2541

  • Omar Atiq, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.535.2800

  • Eugene Shelby, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    Hot Springs, AR

    501-623- 2606

  • Alan Wilson, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    Crossett, AR

    870.364.4013