Congress of Delegates: Sept. 24

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 the election of leaders.

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  1. The 2013 #AAFP Congress of Delegates in San Diego, CA. #AAFPCoD
  2. Did we mention that we like to get an early start?
  3. Things got underway with the introduction of past presidents.
  4. Introduction of past #AAFP Presidents at #AAFPCoD. We thank you for your service to the Academy!
  5. We also heard greetings from several officials of other physician organizations, including WONCA President Michael Kidd.
  6. One of the responsibilities of the Congress is to select new leaders.

  7. Delegates heard speeches from five candidates -- Jack Chou, M.D.; Richard Corson, M.D.; Carol Featherstone, M.D.; Robert Lee, M.D.; and Michael Munger, M.D. -- running for AAFP Director positions. The candidates also participated in a forum moderated by President-elect Reid Blackwelder, M.D.
  8. Voting for the director positions and president-elect is scheduled for 8 a.m. Pacific on Wednesday, and results will be announced before the close of the session.
  9. President-elect Reid Blackwelder's style as moderator proved to be popular with the SoMe crowd.