2015 Congress of Delegates: Day Two

The Congress of Delegates is the Academy’s policy-making body. During the 2 1/2-day meeting, the Congress' agenda includes addresses from AAFP officers and commissions, resolutions, candidate forums and election of leaders.


  1. One of the annual duties of the Congress is to choose a president-elect. But the COD started Tuesday's sessions by honoring the Academy's past presidents for their service.
  2. Welcome, Colleagues

  3. Things got underway with updates from representatives from other medical associations.
  4. Make sure you check out the AAFP Foundation's annual auction.
  5. Introducing New Leaders

  6. The Congress heard from, and confirmed, nominees for three one-year positions on the AAFP Board of Directors: new physician Marie-Elizabeth Ramas, M.D., of Mount Shasta, Calif.; resident Richard Bruno, M.D., M.P.H., of MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore; and student Tiffany Ho, M.P.H., of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore.