Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist in Lexington, Ky.,
was President of the American Medical Association from June 2013 to June 2014. Dr Hoven was a member of the AMA Board of Trustees (BOT) from 2005; serving as its secretary for 2008–2009; chair for 2010–2011, and immediate past chair from 2011-2012.
Prior to her election to the AMA-BOT, Dr Hoven served as a member and chair of several committees and councils. She currently is the Chair of the AMA Delegation to the World Medical Association (WMA) and is Chair of Council of the WMA.