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Executive Council

The Executive Council is the governing body of the Rush Medical College Alumni Association (RMCAA). Its members are nominated and elected by Rush Medical College alumni. Council members serve two-year terms and work to support the medical college’s mission and its students. 

Thank you for all who voted in the 2015 Excecutive Council elections. A total of 125 alumni voted to approve the slate, which was ratified on Oct. 3, 2015 at the Business Meeting. The 2015-2017 Executive Council is below.

Bold names indicate new members as of October 2015. 

Tony Kotin, MD '77, GME 

Ravi Nemivant, MD '98, GME

David Hines Jr., MD '81, GME
Past President

Christopher L. Coogan, MD '90, GME
Secretary and Treasurer 

Randy J. Epstein, MD '80, GME
Benjamin Rush Society Chairperson

Jeffrey Altman, MD '90, GME
Mary C. Anderson, MD '92, GME
Susan J. Anderson-Nelson, MD '86
Shelly Betman, MD, GME '91
Stephen Copen, MD '93
Catherine A. Dimou, MD '91, GME
Catherine B. Grotelueschen, MD '80, GME
Ellen Kroin, MD '14
Russell M. Petrak, MD '80, GME
James A. Meserow, MD '78, GME
Michael Savitt, MD '87
R. Jeffrey Snell, MD '84, GME
Sabir M. Taj, MD '07
Karen B. Weinstein, MD '83, GME  

*GME denotes alum who also completed his/her residency at Rush