Congress of Delegates: Sept 23

During the 2 1/2-day meeting (held prior to Scientific Assembly), the Congress' agenda includes reports from AAFP officers and commissions, resolutions, candidate forums and election of leaders.

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  1. Beautiful venue for #AAFPCoD! Welcome to all who are attending this year in sunny San Diego!
  2. Things got underway early Monday with reports from AAFP officers and commissions but not before recognizing what the first "A" in AAFP stands for. Thanks to the Marines for stopping by.
  3. The #AAFPCoD kicks off with a color guard by the US Marine Corp.
  4. Reports from the Academy's officers included parting thoughts from Board Chair Glen Stream, M.D., M.B.I., whose six years of service is coming to an end this week.

  5. #AAFP President Dr. Jeff Cain - "Family Physicians are the Superheroes of medicine" #AAFPCoD @ 2013… MeD4/
  6. The COD said thanks, and farewell, to two longtime AAFP VPs who have announced their retirement, vice president for education Perry Pugno, M.D., M.P.H., and vice president for financial and administrative services Robert Watchinski, C.P.A.
  7. In reference committees covering advocacy, education, health of the public, organization and finance and practice enhancement, delegates debated a wide range of issues.