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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

  • 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

  • R. Lee Archer, MD

    President

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.5135

  • Danny Wilkerson, MD

    Chairman of the Board

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6667

  • Chad Rodgers, MD

    Vice President

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.4044

  • George Conner, MD

    Secretary

    Forrest City, AR

    870.630.1256

  • Brad Bibb, MD

    Treasurer

    Jonesboro, AR

    870-994-7301

  • Dennis Yelvington, MD

    President-Elect

    Stuttgart, AR

    870.673.7211

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

  • Larry (Jack) Johnson, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.910.0526

  • Shane Smith, MD

    District 1 Trustee

    Jonesboro, AR

    870.932.6799

  • Nisha Viswanathan, MD

    District 2 Trustee

    Batesville, AR

    870.262.1899

  • Shannon Swift, MD

    District 2 Trustee

    Clinton, AR

    501.745.3033

  • James DeRossitt, MD

    District 3 Trustee

    Forrest City, AR

    870.630.9407

  • Dennis Yelvington, MD

    District 3 Trustee

    Stuttgart, AR

    870.673.7211

  • Calvin Bracy, MD

    District 4 Trustee

    Pine Bluff, AR

    870.536.7550

  • William Dedman, MD

    District 5 Trustee

    Camden, AR

    870.836.8101

  • Ngozidilenna Wilkins, MD

    District 6 Trustee

    Nashville, AR

    870.779.6000

  • 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

  • William Ackerman, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.217.4000

  • Samuel Bledsoe, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.5860

  • R. Dale Blasier, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.364.1469

  • Kay Chandler, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.224.5500

  • 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

  • Kristen Lienhart, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.296.1061

  • W. Michael Reding

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.664.4532

  • Mathew Spond, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.7000

  • Joseph Thompson, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.526.2231

  • Toby Vancil, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6330

  • Gary Wheeler, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.364.1416

  • Danny Wilkerson, MD

    District 8 Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

    501.686.6667

  • Jacob Dickinson, MD

    District 9 Trustee

    Mountain Home, AR

    870.425.9120

  • Carolyn Reeves, DO

    District 9 Trustee

    Bentonville, AR

    479.254.8563

  • 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

    Rogers, 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

  • Austin Armstrong

    Student Trustee

    Little Rock, AR

American Medical Association DelegatesBack to Top

  • G. Edward Bryant, MD

    Delegate

    West Memphis, AR

    870.732.2100

  • 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