Craig W. Johnson manages the American Medical Association (AMA) Minority Affairs Section, a member constituency group comprised of Black, Latinx and Native American physicians and medical students who prioritize minority health policy, racism in medicine, physician workforce diversity, and health equity. He previously managed the AMA’s Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues to the Board of Trustees. Craig has held previous positions with Rush University Medical Center, American Bar Association, University of Chicago, and George Washington University.
In addition to serving on the Antioch College Board of Trustees, Craig is the board chair of the AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) and is the former chair of the board’s Policy and Advocacy Committee. He is also an appointee to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Advisory Council on LGBTQ+ Issues. Craig has also served on the LGBTQ Community Advisory Council for Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and is a former board chair of the Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus. He has been recognized as a “Notable LGBTQ Executive” by Crain’s Chicago Business, and received an Esteem Award for outstanding community service by PrideIndex.com.
Craig earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in social and management studies from Antioch College, and is a former Vice President of the College’s Alumni Board of Directors. He resides in Chicago, and has an adult daughter who lives in Los Angeles.