Resident and Fellow Section

Residents and fellows face challenges and opportunities managing today’s career demands and preparing for tomorrow’s transition to full-time practice. The WSMA's Resident and Fellow Section offers tools, networking opportunities and professional development resources to help you grow as a physician and navigate the changing landscape of health care.

Governing council

2017-2018 Resident and Fellow Section Governing Council

Meghan Macomber, MD, Chair
Radiation/oncology resident, University of Washington, Seattle
Shakirat (Lara) Oyetunji, Vice Chair
Cardiothoracic surgery fellow, University of Washington, Seattle
Billy Chen, MD, PhD, Delegate
Cardiology fellow, University of Washington, Seattle
Daniel Low, MD, Alternate Delegate
Family medicine resident, Swedish Cherry Hill, Seattle
Elizabeth (Libby) Parker, At-Large
Anatomic/clinical pathology resident, University of Washington, Seattle
Stephanie Ellwood, DO, At-large
Family medicine resident, Central Washington Family Medicine, Yakima

Matthew Grierson, MD, Liaison from the WSMA AMA Delegation
Physical medicine & rehabilitation, Seattle Spine & Sports Medicine, Seattle
Elizabeth (Libby) Parker, Liaison from the WSMA Board of Trustees
Anatomic/clinical pathology resident, University of Washington, Seattle

WSMA staff

Milana McLead, Senior Director of Strategic Communications & Growth
Alison Ippolito, Associate Director of Membership


Early Career Forum
WSMA offers a private, online discussion forum for our early career members. The forum is for WSMA members only (you will be prompted for your password to enter). Discussions are organized by topic. To help you follow a discussion, you can subscribe to a topic and receive email alerts when others post replies. The WSMA encourages lively debate, but please behave courteously and responsibly. Comments that include profanity, personal attacks (including language that could potentially identify an individual), or inappropriate, offensive or illegal material will be removed.