2017 President of the Academy:

Dr. Ralph C. Atkinson, III

Former Presidents of the Academy:

1943 Dr. Henry L. Douglass 1980 Dr. B. F. Byrd, Jr.
1944 Dr. Murray B. Davis 1981 Dr. Robert W. Ikard
1945 Dr. Beverly Douglas 1982 Dr. Ronald E. Overfield
1946 Dr. George K. Carpenter, Sr. 1983 Dr. Paul R. Stumb
1947 Dr. John C. Burch 1984 Dr. John K. Wright
1948 Dr. W. W. Wilkerson, Jr. 1985 Dr. John B. Thomison
1949 Dr. Daugh W. Smith 1986 Dr. Kent Kyger
1950 Dr. Cleo Miller 1987 Dr. Sarah H. Sell
1951 Dr. R. H. Kampmeier 1988 Dr. James M. High
1952 Dr. Hollis E. Johnson 1989 Dr. Howard L. Salyer
1953 Dr. W. O. Tirrill, Jr. 1990 Dr. T. Guv Pennington
1954 Dr. Charles G. Trabue, IV 1991 Dr. R. Benton Adkins, Jr.
1955 Dr. Robert N. Buchanan, Jr. 1992 Dr. Arthur G. Bond
1956 Dr. James C. Gardner 1993 Dr. Reuben A. Bueno
1957 Dr. William O. Vaughan 1994 Dr. Barrett F. Rosen
1958 Dr. William G. Kennon 1995 Dr. Ann H. Price
1959 Dr. Rollin S. Daniel, Jr. 1996 Dr. John J. Warner
1960 Dr. Thomas S. Weaver 1997 Dr. David R. Yates
1961 Dr. Laurence A. Grossman 1998 Dr. John W. Lamb
1962 Dr. Joseph M. Ivie, Sr. 1999 Dr. Lonnie S. Burnett
1963 Dr. Walter Diveley 2000 Dr. William M. Gavigan
1964 Dr. Addison B. Scoville 2001 Dr. Ralph E. Wesley
1965 Dr. James N. Thomasson 2002 Dr. John B. Bond
1966 Dr. William F. Meacham 2003 Dr. Charles W. Eckstein
1967 Dr. Greer Ricketson 2004 Dr. Kenneth Lloyd
1968 Dr. Luther A. Beazley 2005 Dr. Karen Duffy
1969 Dr. Louis Rosenfeld 2006 Dr. Jerry Franklin
1970 Dr. Robert L. Chalfant 2007 Dr. John R. Gibson
1971 Dr. Robert L. McCracken 2008 Dr. Michael Zanolli
1972 Dr. C. Gordon Peerman 2009 Dr. George R. (Trey) Lee III
1973 Dr. Frank C. Womack, Jr. 2010 Dr. Robert M. Dimick
1974 Dr. George W. Holcomb, Jr. 2011 Dr. Catherine R. Stallworth
1975 Dr. David R. Pickens, Jr. 2012 Dr. Michel A. McDonald
1976 Dr. Dan S. Sanders, Jr. 2013 Dr. Steven  D. Graham
1977 Dr. James W. Hays 2014 Dr. Adele M. Lewis
1978 Dr. John L. Sawyers 2015 Dr. Adele M. Lewis
1979 Dr. Charles M. Hamilton 2016 Dr. Lee A. Fentriss

Former Presidents of the American Medical Association from the Nashville Academy of Medicine

 1867 Paul F. Eve, MD 1925 W.D. Haggard, MD
 1875 William K. Bowling, MD 1946 H.H. Shoulders, MD
 1890 William T. Briggs, MD 1948 Olin West, MD
 1913 J.A. Witherspoon, MD 1978 Tom E. Nesbitt, Sr., MD

Former Presidents of the Tennessee Medical Association from the Nashville Academy of Medicine

The Nashville Academy of Medicine is proud to have had 47 presidents of the Tennessee Medical Association. Below is a list of those members who have served as TMA president after 1940.

1940-1941 L.W. Edwards, MD 1973-1974 O. Morse Kochtitzky, MD
1943-1944 O.N. Byran, MD 1975-1976 J. Kelley Avery, MD
1946-1947 C.M. Hamilton, MD 1976-1977 C. Gordon Peerman, Jr., MD
1949-1950 Nat S. Shofner, MD 1979-1980 James W. Hays, MD
1952-1953 Daugh W. Smith, MD 1982-1988 George W. Holcomb, Jr., MD
1955-1956 Charles C. Trabue, MD 1988-1989 John B. Thomison, MD
1958-1959 James C. Gardner, MD 1991-1992 Howard L. Salyer, MD
1961-1962 William O. Vaughan, MD 1997-1998 R. Benton Adkins, MD
1964-1965 Rudolph H. Kampmeir, MD 2000-2001 Barrett Rosen, MD
1970-1971 Tom E. Nesbitt, MD 2011-2012 F. Michael Minch, MD