Chair, Political Education Committee, AMPAC Board of Directors
Appointed to the AMPAC Board of Directors in 2014, Benjamin Z. Galper, MD MPH, chairs the Political Education Committee and serves on the Congressional Review Committee. Dr. Galper specializes in Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology as a Fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Galper received his medical degree with distinction from the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York in May 2007, and also received a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University in June of 2007. He completed his residency at Columbia University Medical Center in 2011 where he also served as Chief Medical Resident.
Service to organized medicine has been an important part of Dr. Galper’s early career. He has served in many leadership positions within the RFS, including: Chair (2010-11); Chair of the Committee on Long Range Planning (2013-14); Chair of the Committee on Membership (2012-13). Dr. Galper has also served the Massachusetts Medical Society on their Strategic Planning Committee (2012-14) and their Committee on Legislation (2011-12). He also served as Chair of the AMA Medical Student Section (2006-07) and as a Councilor on the AMA Council of Long Range Planning (2004-05). He currently serves as a member of the American College of Cardiology Advocacy Steering Committee, and as a Delegate to the AMA House of Delegates.
Dr. Galper lives in Brookline, Massachusetts with his wife Merav who is a Diagnostic Radiology resident at the Lahey Clinic and their two and a half year old son Jonathan.