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Wah wins vote to become AMA president-elect
Modern Physician

Dr. Robert Wah, a former deputy national coordinator for health information technology at HHS, was elected president-elect of the American Medical Association, defeating Dr. Joseph Annis, an anesthesiologist from Austin, Texas. “I greatly appreciate the trust my colleagues have placed in me during this important time for our profession and our healthcare system,” Wah said in a news release. “Working together I know we can make significant strides in reducing chronic disease, educating future physicians and improving how care is provided to our patients.”