Satoshi Imamura

Vice President, Japan Medical Association

Dr. Satoshi Imamura graduated the Akita University Faculty of Medicine in 1977. His specialty is anesthesiology. He firstly worked as resident in the Mitsui Memorial Hospital in 1977 to 79. He worked for the Hamamatsu University School of Medicine from 1983 to 1987. After that he served as department chief of the Shizuoka General Hospital. He has been working as Director of Imamura Clinic since 1991. He was serving as a Board Member of the Tokyo Medical Association in 2004 to 2006. He was also serving as an Executive Board Member of the Japan Medical Association (JMA) in 2006 to 2012. He has been working as Vice-President of the JMA since 2012. At the JMA, he is mainly in charge of general affairs, health policy, financial affairs, member’s welfare, pension, taxation policy and public health. He is a core member of many important committees of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare related to the restructuring of the social security system, cancer screening system, advanced clinical training program and others. He is also involved in the areas as a committee member of the public organizations for health protection of the workers such as the industrial health program, life-style related diseases control, safety in the work place, and many others.