Headshot of Susan Bailey of the American Medical Association

On Thursday, May 27, the San Antonio Business & Economic Society (SABES), with support from St. Mary’s University, will virtually host Susan R. Bailey, M.D., president of the American Medical Association, to discuss the state of COVID-19 vaccination efforts and progress in opening society back to some level of normalcy.  

The free Zoom conversation with Bailey will be from noon to 1 p.m. on May 27. Attendees may register online.

More from Bailey’s bio:

Bailey, an allergist/immunologist from Fort Worth, was elected president of the American Medical Association in June 2020.

Bailey, who has been active in the AMA since medical school when she served as chair of the AMA Medical Student Section, has held numerous leadership positions with the AMA. These include serving as chair of both the Advisory Panel on Women in Medicine and the AMA Council on Medical Education, as well as representing the AMA on the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the American Board of Medical Specialties and COLA.

Her long history of service in helping guide organized medicine extends to the local and state levels as well. She has served as board chair and president of the Tarrant County Medical Society and as vice speaker, speaker and president of the Texas Medical Association.

Bailey is an allergist in private practice and has been with Fort Worth Allergy and Asthma Associates for over 30 years. She completed her residency in general pediatrics and a fellowship in allergy/immunology at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, and is board certified in allergy and immunology, and pediatrics. She has been awarded the title of Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

In addition to receiving her medical degree with honors from the Texas A&M University College of Medicine as a member of its charter class, Bailey was later appointed to the Texas A&M System Board of Regents by then-Gov. George W. Bush, and has been named a Distinguished Alumnus of Texas A&M University and of Texas A&M University College of Medicine.

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