A graduate of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, Danielle Salovich, was honored to be the 61st National President of the American Medical Student Association. Prior to serving as president, she served two terms on the Board of Trustees as the National Secretary and then National Vice President for Internal Affairs. During this time she was also selected to serve on the AMSA Foundation Board of Directors. This past year she chaired the Constitution Creation Committee leading to the ratification of a new Constitution for the Association. Prior to serving on the Board of Trustees, Danielle was the Region II Co-Director on the Board of Regional Directors working closely with chapters throughout the region to provide ongoing support and resources.
An alumna of Arizona State University, she graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Biology and Society in 2005. It was during her undergraduate years that Danielle discovered AMSA, holding numerous positions on the local level and eventually being elected to serve as the National Pre-Medical Minority Affairs Representative. In addition to being active on campus she volunteered abroad as a health educator in The Gambia and worked as a medical scribe at Chandler Regional Emergency Department.
During her education at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Danielle volunteered as a student doctor at The Promise Clinic, was elected social chair for the Student Government Association, co-taught microbiology and histology for the Pre-matriculation Program and served as a mentor for high school students participating in the Health Science Academy. As a research assistant for the Robert Wood Johnson Emergency Department she participated in numerous research projects leading to publication and numerous poster presentations. In 2009 she was selected to serve on the Medical Student Council for the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association.
Danielle is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, the first inter-collegiate sorority for African American women. A native Minnesotan, she enjoys exploring new cultures, international travel, shark diving, cinema and reading.