The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Center for Global Health Initiatives (CGHI) was created in April 2014 as a response to AAFP members’ high and continuously growing interest in global health. The creation of CGHI aims to:
CGHI serves as the first point of contact for AAFP members in their inquiries about global health. Additionally, CGHI is engaged in:
Apply for the AAFP Center for Global Health Initiatives (CGHI) Advisory Board and advocate for family physicians’ stance on global health issues.
2013 – 2014
The former AAFP International Activities Office and CIHI are integrated into the AAFP organizational structure now known as the Center for Global Health Initiatives (CGHI). The main role of CGHI is to implement the AAFP global health strategy, which focuses on supporting AAFP members in their global health experiences.
Interested in becoming more engaged in global health? AAFP members, including students and residents, are eligible to serve on the CGHI Advisory Board. For more information about available positions or how to become more engaged in global health, please contact:
Alex Ivanov, MBA,
Director, AAFP Center for Global Health Initiatives
Christy Alexander, MPH
Specialist, Global Population Health
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