June 19, 2014

Ehrenfeld elected to AMA Board of Trustees

Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH

Vanderbilt’s Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery and Biomedical Informatics, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association (AMA).

Ehrenfeld will serve as the Board of Trustees young physician representative. He is the speaker of the Massachusetts Medical Society, a member of the AMA Young Physicians Section Governing Council, and previously was a member of the governing council of the AMA Resident and Fellow Section.

“I am honored to be elected to the AMA Board of Trustees,” said Ehrenfeld. “My goal is to ensure the AMA continues as the preeminent voice of medicine, now and into the future.”

Ehrenfeld, who came to Vanderbilt four years ago, is a board-certified anesthesiologist whose research on information technology in medicine has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, and the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research.

He graduated from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine and received a master’s degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his residency and fellowship in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital.