AAPA Medical Liaisons

To fulfill the AAPA mission and vision, it is essential that AAPA has close working relationships with national physician and medical specialty organizations. These relationships are achieved through the volunteer medical liaison program.

Information about the medical liaison program is available by contacting Ellen Rathfon, Senior Director, Professional Advocacy, [email protected].

Organization Name Term
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Daniel Coll, MBA, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2019 – June 2021
American College of Emergency Physicians Lynn Scherer, MS, PA-C July 2019 – June 2021
American Academy of Dermatology Joleen Volz, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2020-June 2022
Society of Hospital Medicine Jennifer Barnett, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2020– June 2022
American Academy of Family Physicians John Kasel, DHA, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA Sept. 2019-June 2021
American Society of Plastic Surgeons Kristina Marsack, PA-C  July 2019 – June 2021
GLMA Jonathan Baker, PA-C, MPAS July 2020 – June 2022
National Hispanic Medical Association Ronald Garcia-Herrera, PA July 2019 – June 2021
American Medical Association Stephen Hanson, MPA, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2019 – June 2021
American Psychiatric Association Jay Somers, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2020– June 2022
American Osteopathic Association Michelle Petropoulos, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2020– June 2022
American Academy of Pediatrics Brian Wingrove, PA-C, MHS, DFAAPA July 2020 – June 2022
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Nicolette Davis, MPAS, PA-c July 2020-June 2022
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annamarie Streilein, PA-C July 2020 – June 2022
Renal Physicians Association/American Society of Nephrology Nguyen Park, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA July 2020 – June 2022
National Medical Association Trisha Harris, PA-C July 2020-June 2022
American College of Surgeons Kevin Hickman, MJ (Health Law), MHA, PA-C July 2020-June 2022
American Society of Clinical Oncology Heather Hylton, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, FASCO July 2020-June 2022
Medical Liaison Coordinator Karen Burchell, PA-C