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ASLMS Resident Liaison Program

Our Resident Liaisons help to disseminate information and promote ASLMS benefits to residents in their programs. It is an excellent opportunity to serve in a leadership capacity for the Society and gain experience working with staff and senior leaders.



"Serving as a Resident Liaison for ASLMS has provided me with the opportunity to network with residents from other programs and with society leadership. It is wonderful to work with colleagues to help shape the future of trainee involvement in ASLMS. "



"I am so fortunate to have joined ASLMS as a resident physician. Involving myself with the organization has enriched and enhanced my training. For example, I have had the opportunity to work with two leading experts in laser medicine. The experience and knowledge gained through these interactions will help propel me into the next phase of my career as a dermatologist."

Position Description

Position Title: ASLMS Resident Liaison
Term: Effective July 1 of the year of appointment through June 30 of the following year

Primary Responsibility

The Resident Liaison will help familiarize their program with the many ASLMS resources for residents.

These resources include:

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receive and distribute important ASLMS news with their residency program
  • Stay current on ASLMS activities by reading all email communications, visiting the website frequently, and following ASLMS on all social media platforms
  • In addition, ASLMS will email important information to the Resident Liaisons to share with their residency program
  • Encourage resident involvement and participation with ASLMS
  • Participate on ASLMS social media outlets
  • Provide timely feedback to ASLMS
  • Participate in bi-annual calls with ASLMS resident/fellow board representatives and ASLMS staff, with the purpose to discuss recruitment and retention strategies
  • Near the end of the resident liaison term, assist with the recruitment and appointment of the next resident liaison


  • During the designated term as an ASLMS Resident Liaison, the resident must be enrolled in a residency program
  • Must be an ASLMS member in good standing


  • In the role of resident liaison, the individual will serve in a leadership capacity for the Society and gain experience working with staff and senior leaders
  • Resident Liaisons will be recognized at the ASLMS Annual Conference and in Society communications

Application/Selection Process

  • Each residency program may identify one member to serve as Resident Liaison
  • The procedure for the selection of the resident is up to the residency program, and the program director/coordinator should have the final decision on who will serve in this role and the term for the role
  • ASLMS will provide a nomination form to be completed, signed by the Residency Program Director and Resident Liaison candidate, and submitted to ASLMS
  • The Resident Liaison and their respective residency program are responsible for funding any travel to the ASLMS Annual Conference

Current Resident Liaisons

  • Gaurav Agnihotri, MD | University of Chicago
  • Sarah Ahmed, MD | St. Luke's University Health Network
  • Maggi Ahmed, MD, PhD | University of Massachusetts
  • Huda I. Alrwebah, MD | Dermatology Joint Program, Riyadh, SA
  • Nujood Alzahrani, MBBS | Emory University
  • Layal Antoury, MD | Orange Park Hospital
  • Stephen Bearman, MD, MBA | National Capital Consortium (WRNMMC)
  • Jacob Beer, MD | University of Miami
  • Sara Behbahani, MD | Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program
  • Christy Behnam, MD | University of Wisconsin
  • Daniel Berrebi, MD | Emory University
  • Margaret Chou, MD | Hackensack Meridian Health
  • Andrew Creadore, MD | University of California Irvine
  • Navina Delight, MD | University of Central Florida HCA Consortium North Florida, Family Medicine
  • Mary Dick, MD | Vanderbilt University
  • Valerie Doyon, BSc, MD | Université de Montréal
  • Chelsea Eason, MD, MSCR | Medical University of South Carolina
  • Ista A. Egbeto, MD | John Hopkins Medicine
  • Ellen Franciosi, BA, MD | Tufts Medical Center
  • David Gao, MD | Henry Ford Dermatology
  • Amaris Geisler, MD | Emory University
  • Timothy E. Holland, DO | Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dermatology
  • Luke Horton, MD | University of California Irvine
  • Jamie Hu, MD | University of Miami
  • Jasmine Humeda, MD | University of Louisville
  • Seneca Hutson, MD | Mayo Clinic
  • George M. Jeha, MD | Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans
  • Payvand Kamrani, DO | Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center
  • Bianca Y. Kang, BS, MD | Mayo Clinic Arizona, Dermatology
  • Rehan Karim, DO | Larkin Community Hospital
  • Sukhmandeep Kaur, DO | Lewisgale Medical Center
  • Raveena Khanna, MD | Howard University, Dermatology
  • Kevin Kwan, MD | University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Nari Lee, MD | Northwell Health, Dermatology
  • Sara Majewski, MD | Southern Illinois University, Dermatology
  • Spencer McClure, MD | University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Bridget Myers, MD | University of California
  • Gerilyn Olsen, MD | Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Christine Pak, MD | University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Helen Park, MD | University of California San Diego
  • Aunna Pourang, MD | Wayne State University
  • Haya Raef, MD | Emory University
  • Alexandra Richmond, MD, MSCR | Medical University of South Carolina
  • Alexandria M. Riopelle, MD | Boston Medical Center
  • Ajay N. Sharma, MD, MBA | University of California Irvine
  • Samip Sheth, MD | University of Minnesota
  • Roxana Shirazi, MD | Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
  • Andrea Tan, MD | Stony Brook
  • Brett G. Thomas, DO | HCA Florida Largo, Dermatology
  • Natalie M. Vincent, MD | University of Miami
  • Monica Williams, MD, MPH, MSc | Medstar Georgetown University Hosptial
  • Supisara Wongdama, MD | Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Ronnie Youssef, MD | Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Dermatology

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