CHICAGO — Patrice Harris, M.D., M.A., a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), was sworn in today as President of the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest medical society with roughly 250,000 members.
Harris was elected president-elect of the AMA in June 2018. She served on the AMA Board of Trustees beginning in 2011 and was secretary in 2014-2015 and chair in 2016-2017. She is currently chair of the AMA Opioid Task Force. As a practicing psychiatrist trained in child/adolescent and forensic psychiatry, she consults with both public and private organizations on health service delivery and is an adjunct assistant professor in the Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
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