About AMWA – Board of Directors & Staff

Fatima Fahs

Director, 2018 – 2020

Fatima Fahs is a dermatology resident in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Wayne State University with a BS in biology and a minor in art. Fatima attended Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester Hills, Michigan and graduated with her MD in 2016. She has been an active AMWA member since medical school, serving in many capacities.

Fatima previously served as the national student division president of AMWA from 2015-2016. She helped create and serves on the Studio AMWA committee, as the resident chair, which is dedicated to highlighting the artistic talents of AMWA members. In addition, she serves on the Mentorship committee, as the resident chair, where she works with committee members to organize mentorship webinars and create networking opportunities at the national conference. Fatima is passionate about helping others maximize on mentorship in medicine to increase career opportunities and work-life satisfaction. She is also newly chairing the membership committee and her goals include increasing member incentives and the number of early career physician members.

Outside of residency and AMWA, Fatima spends her free time with her husband and baby girl. She also enjoys blogging on her Instagram account @dermy_doctor.

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