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Physician Leaders

The society is led by the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee. 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

  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form
  • 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting Dates
    • January 30 – Little Rock
    • April 26 – Annual Meeting, Little Rock
    • July 24 – Little Rock
    • November 6 – Little Rock

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Executive CommiteeBack to Top

  • Dennis Yelvington, MD

    President

    Stuttgart, AR

    870.673.7211

  • Danny Wilkerson, MD

    Chairman of the Board

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6667

  • Chad Rodgers, MD

    President-Elect

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.4044

  • Seth Barnes, MD

    Vice President

    Hot Springs, AR, AR

  • Brad Bibb, MD

    Treasurer

    Jonesboro, AR

    870-994-7301

  • George Conner, MD

    Secretary

    Forrest City, AR

    870.630.1256

  • R. Lee Archer, MD

    Past President

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.5135

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: Hempstead, 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

  • Shane Smith, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.932.6799

  • Stacy Zimmerman, MD

    District 2 Trustee

    Searcy, AR

    501-380-2284

  • Willard Burks, MD

    District 3 Trustee

    Wynne, AR

    870-238-2321

  • James DeRossitt, MD

    District 3 Trustee

    Forrest City, AR

    870.630.9407

  • Parker Jenkins, MD

    District 4 Trustees

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870-850-8080

  • Darrell Over, MD

    District 4 Trustee

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870-541-6010

  • William Dedman, MD

    District 5 Trustee

    Camden, AR

    870.836.8101

  • Donya Watson, MD

    District 5 Trustee

    El Dorado, AR

    870-863-8444

  • Randy Walker, MD

    District 6 Trustee

    DeQueen, AR

    870-584-3000

  • Ngozidilenna Wilkins, MD

    District 6 Trustee

    Nashville, AR

    870.779.6000

  • Nannette Vowell, MD

    District 7 Trustee

    Malvern, AR

    501-337-8061

  • Michael Hickman, MD

    District 7 Trustee

    Hot Springs, AR

    501.623.6693

  • William Ackerman, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.217.4000

  • Appathurai Balamurugan, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501-280-4055

  • R. Dale Blasier, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.364.1469

  • Samuel Bledsoe, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.5860

  • Kay Chandler, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.224.5500

  • Gina Drobena, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.7004

  • Dirk Haselow, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501-537-8969

  • James Hunt, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501-364-2933

  • Jim Ingram, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.224.1156

  • Joshua Chance, MD, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501-202-2093

  • Naveen Patil, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501-661-2413

  • W. Michael Reding

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.4532

  • Toby Vancil, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6330

  • Gary Wheeler, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.364.1416

  • Tim Paden, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Mountain Home, AR

    870.508.8600

  • Carolyn Reeves, DO

    District 9 Trustee

    Bentonville, AR

    479.254.8563

  • Alan Schumacher, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Bentonville, AR

    520-850-2886

  • Shannon Swift, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Clinton, AR

    501.745.3033

  • Robert Zimmerman, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Rogers, AR

    479.636.9669

  • Joseph Miller, MD

    District 10 Trustee

    Fort Smith, AR

    479-385-9001

  • Jeremy Saul, MD

    District 10 Trustee

    Russellville, AR

    479.280.3771

  • Kathleen Connery

    Student Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

American Medical Association DelegatesBack to Top

  • Stephen Magie, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    Conway, AR

    501-223-8400

  • Amy Cahill, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.534.3608

  • Alan Wilson, MD

    Delegate

    Crossett, AR

    870-364-4013

  • Omar Atiq, MD

    Delegate

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.535.2800

  • Eugene Shelby, MD

    Alternate Delegate

    Hot Springs, AR

    501-623- 2606