Governing Council

Hannah Harrison

Vice Chair
Shishir “Sunny” Gupta

Secretary /Treasurer
Samuel Wilder

Affiliated Organizations Liaison
Salima Makhani

MAG Delegate
Julian Gendreau

MAG Alternate Delegate
Teresa Fowler

L.E.A.D.S. Program Coordinator
Ashley McNeal

Medical Student Section (MSS)

The MAG Medical Student Section (MSS) was established by MAG to serve as the policy-making body for medical students in Georgia.

The MSS allows medical students to have a unified voice in organized medicine in Georgia. The MSS is led by a governing council and has a voting seat on the MAG Board of Directors, as well as delegate seats at the MAG House of Delegates. Students also have the opportunity to serve on the committees and councils within MAG.

Membership is open to any medical students who attend one of the five accredited medical schools of Georgia. Student membership dues are $5 for four years.

L.E.A.D.S. Medical Student Program (Lead, Engage, Advocate, Develop, Serve)

L.E.A.D.S. is an organized effort led by MAG and its affiliated medical societies, sections, and adjuncts to help medical students across the state increase their engagement in organized medicine and advocacy. This program is designed to achieve this without creating additional financial burdens or distractions from their education or training.

Program participants learn skills and participate in experiences that will prepare them to become leaders in the next generation of advocates for the medical profession while bolstering their resumes, expanding their peer and professional networks, and becoming better equipped to successfully transition into practice.

This opportunity is open to any medical student who attends an accredited medical school in the state of Georgia and is a member of MAG. Click to complete the online applicationThere is a $5 application fee. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Contact the Governing Council at with questions.

From left to right: Hannah Childs (MCG/Athens), Audrey Martinez (MCG/Athens), Ashley Wright (MCG/Athens), Salima Makhani (Mercer), Keely Larsen (MCG/Athens), Alyse Ragauskas (Mercer), Ashley McNeal (Mercer), and MAGImmediate Past President Frank McDonald, M.D. Not pictured: Annie Phung (GA-PCOM)

Student Resources

There are more than 2,200 students enrolled in medical schools in Georgia. That number is expected to grow to more than 2,700 by 2020. There are five medical schools in the state, including the Mercer University School of Medicine, the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University, the Morehouse School of Medicine, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Emory University’s School of Medicine. For information on MAG's Medical Student Section, contact Renai Lilly by email or call 678.303.9263.

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