AAFP selects new officers and board members for upcoming year – Newsletter American Academy of Family Physicians

AAFP selects new officers and board members for upcoming year – Newsletter American Academy of Family Physicians – Brief Article

Matthew Neff

The Congress of Delegates of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) selected new officers and board members at the 2003 AAFP Scientific Assembly in New Orleans. Mary E. Frank, M.D., Mill Valley, Calif., was chosen the AAFP’s president-elect. Three new AAFP directors were selected: James King, M.D., Selmer, Tenn.; Thomas Kintanar, M.D., Fort Wayne, Ind.; and Timothy Komoto, M.D., Mendota Heights, Minn. The new physician board member is Lisa Corum, M.D., Rock Hill, S.C. The new resident board member is Saria Carter, M.D., Davie, Fla. The new student board member is Eddie J. Turner, Nashville, Tenn. Carolyn Lopez, M.D., Chicago, is speaker, and Thomas Weida, M.D., Hershey, Pa., is vice speaker.

The delegates also selected three finalists as candidates for the AAFP position on the board of directors of the American Board of Family Practice (ABFP): Ross Black II, M.D., Cleveland; Richard Hays, M.D., Lake Worth, Fla.; and Tanya Jones, M.D., Atlanta. The ABFP board will elect one of the three candidates in spring 2004 to serve on the board for five years.

Also at the Assembly, Michael O. Fleming, M.D., Shreveport, La., was installed as president of AAFP for the upcoming year, and outgoing president, James C. Martin, M.D., San Antonio, became board chair.

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