Primary care physician advising US Government on trade and health
Elizabeth Wiley M.D. J.D. M.P.H. is a senior resident at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. A native of Nashville, TN, she received a B.A. in philosophy and women’s studies from Smith College. After completing her undergraduate degree, Liz spent two years teaching middle school in Detroit as a Teach for America corps member. She then earned both a J.D. and M.P.H. (health policy) from the University of Michigan. Prior to beginning medical school, she spent a year conducting health services research in Norway as a Fulbright Fellow. Liz completed medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine. During the 2012-2013 academic year, she was national president of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA).
Liz currently serves as Socio Medical Affairs Officer on the World Medical Association’s Junior Doctors Network (JDN) Executive Board. In this role, she supports the JDN’s work on trade and health, climate change and health, the social determinants of health, physician well-being, LGBT health disparities and human resources for health. In addition to her JDN leadership role, Liz is a member of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) Supervising Council, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Trainee Advisory Committee and the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD). She has previously served on the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors, the AMSA Board of Trustees and AMSA Foundation Board of Directors.
Committed to primary care and a career as a physician advocate, Dr. Wiley was recently selected to receive the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education.