Member, AMPAC Board of Directors
Appointed to the AMPAC Board of Directors in 2016, Ashtin Jeney is the Medical Student representative on the AMPAC Board. She serves on the Congressional Review Committee and the Political Education Committee. She is currently a third year medical student at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. Ms. Jeney is originally from the small town of Reardan, Washington and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Carroll College in Helena, Montana before coming to DC.
Ms. Jeney has already had a deep involvement in organized medicine and health policy. She is an active member of the American Medical Association (AMA), expanding the presence of her local student chapter on campus, organizing and enhancing student involvement throughout DC, serving on national medical student committees and as a student delegate to the AMA House of Delegates. She has also been active in the Medical Society of DC (MSDC) and the Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi), serving as the student member of the board of MMPAC (Maryland Medical Political Action Committee). At GW, she is enrolled in the Health Policy Track and is an active member of the GW community, founding the Student’s for Clinical Public Health and continues to work closely with the Dean’s office to better integrate public health and health policy within the undergraduate medical education curriculum at GW. Ms. Jeney Ashtin has also interned with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Diversity and Policy Programs supporting the Public Health Initiatives Portfolio the summer after her first year of medical school, and continues to serve on panels for the AAMC.
Prior to beginning medical school, Ashtin interned with Senator Baucus for the Senate Finance Committee’s Health and Oversight Teams and spent a year advocating for underserved populations and minority health with the National Indian Health Board.