Q&A: New AMA president optimistic despite ‘health care system in crisis’

Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, FAMIA, FASA, was recently sworn in as president of the AMA.Ehrenfeld, an anesthesiologist from Wisconsin, was elected to the AMA Board of Trustees in 2014 and chaired the board from 2019 to 2020. He was a member of the governing boards of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Resident Component and the Illinois State Medical Society, as well as a member of the governing councils of the AMA Resident and Fellow Section and the AMA’s Young Physicians Section.Ehrenfeld is the first openly gay person to serve as AMA president.Healio spoke with Ehrenfeld toRead More