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Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine (AYAM)

The Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine (AYAM) is comprised of all graduates from the Yale University School of Medicine, and those trained as interns, residents, and fellows in Yale’s postgraduate program. It serves as a link between the School of Medicine and its graduates and helps alumni stay in touch with Yale while providing opportunities for social interaction, networking and volunteer services.

If you have interest in being involved in alumni activities, or suggest a fellow alum who would be great to get involved, please complete our alumni volunteer webform. The Alumni Association also has several working committees you may join. With the exception of the Executive Committee, committee membership is open to any member of the alumni association. For additional questions or more information, please be in touch with us at or (203) 436-8551.

AYAM Executive Committee

Executive Committee

The executive committee has primary responsibility for the activities and representing the interests of the alumni to the school and university. Elections are held each spring and results are announced at the Annual Meeting of the Association during reunion weekend.

President J. McLeod (Mac) Griffiss, M.D. '66 of San Francisco, CA
Vice President Paul Leong, M.D. '99 of Sewickley, PA
Secretary Ellen Milstone, M.D. '69 of New Haven, CT

At-Large Members

Maryam M. Asgari, M.D. '97 of Boston, MA
Monica M. Chacon, M.D. '98 of Henderson, NV
Mauricio J. Garrido, M.D. '98 of South Orange, NJ
Melissa Glassman, '96, M.D. '00 of New York, NY
Ameya R. Kulkarni, M.D. '05 of Arlington, VA
Richard X. Lyn-Cook, '93, M.D. '99 of Nashville, TN
Brenda M. Ritson, M.D. ’06 of Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Jill A. Silverman, M.D. '79 of La Jolla, CA
Rachel Villanueva, ’92, M.D. ’97 of New York, NY

Delegates to the Yale Alumni Association (YAA)

Sydney C. Butts, '94, M.D. '98 of Brooklyn, NY
Douglas M. Housman, M.D.'05 of Farmington, CT
Donald L. Kent, M.D. '72, of Bellaire, FL
Eric P. Suan, '82, M.D. '86 of Baltimore, MD

Ex Officio

Dean Nancy J. Brown, M.D.
Jean and David W. Wallace Dean of Medicine

Mark Meyer, M.D. '94, J.D. '98 of New York, NY
Chair of Agents, Alumni Fund