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2023 APA National Elections

Results for the 2023 APA National Elections

At its meeting on February 16, the Committee of Tellers approved the following results for the 2023 APA National Election. Please note that these results are considered public, but not official until approved by the Board of Trustees at its March 11-12 meeting.

  Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., Dr.Med.Sc. 2,342 (55.6%)
Robert L. Trestman, Ph.D., M.D. 1,873 (44.4%)
  Gabrielle L. Shapiro, M.D. 1,728 (41.5%) 2,235 (54.1%)
Jenny L. Boyer, M.D., Ph.D., J.D. 1,464 (35.1%) 1,896 (45.9%)
C. Freeman, M.D., M.B.A. 976 (23.4%)  
Minority/Underrepresented Representative (M/UR) Trustee
  Kamalika Roy, M.D., M.C.R. 2,095 (51.7%)
Dora-Linda Wang, M.D., M.A. 1,959 (48.3%)
Area 2 Trustee
  Kenneth B. Ashley, M.D. 390 (56.9%)
Glenn A. Martin, M.D. 295 (43.1%)
Area 5 Trustee
  Heather Hauck, M.D. 610 (62.4%)
Sudhakar Madakasira, M.D. 368 (37.6%)
Resident-Fellow Member Trustee-Elect (RFMTE)*
  Sarah El Halabi, M.D., M.S. 164 (43.4%) 196 (53.4%)
Sarah A. Friedrich, D.O., M.B.A., M.S. 140 (37.3%) 174 (46.6%)
Sarin Pakhdikian, D.O. 71 (18.9%)  

* A majority vote (>50%) is necessary in a contest with more than two candidates. If a majority does not exist after tallying all first-choice votes, voters’ second-choice votes for the candidate with the least amount of first-choice votes are tallied and added to the remaining candidates’ tallies.

2023 - 2024 Election Schedule

Event Date
Nomination Deadline September 1
Slate of Candidates Announced October 17
Deadline for Petition Candidates November 10
Meet-the-Candidates Virtual Town Hall: President-Elect, Secretary, and M/UR Trustee (elected by all voting members) December 5
Meet-the-Candidates Virtual Town Hall: Area 2 Trustee (elected by Area 2 members only) December 6
Meet-the-Candidates Virtual Town Hall: Area 5 Trustee (elected by Area 5 members only) December 7
Meet-the-Candidates Virtual Town Hall: Resident-Fellow Member Trustee-Elect (elected by RFMs only) December 8
Voting Begins January 3
Voting Deadline January 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Election Results By February 20
Transition of Leadership May 25

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