Official Announcement

2014 AAFP Congress of Delegates Convenes Oct. 20-22 in Washington

July 30, 2014 12:19 pm News Staff

The 2014 AAFP Congress of Delegates will meet Oct. 20-22 in the Marquis Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. The Congress will convene in conjunction with the AAFP Assembly, which will meet Oct. 21-25 in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

During the Congress' reference committee hearings on Oct. 20, AAFP members will have the opportunity to share their views and help shape new AAFP policies. The delegates will elect Academy officers and members of the AAFP Board of Directors on Oct. 22.

Learn more about those candidates via a dedicated Web page where you can access links to each candidate's personal campaign statement, biography, contact information and curriculum vitae.

Further information about the 2014 Congress is available online, including links to

Among resolution topics to be considered:

  • impact of price transparency on quality of care among rural citizens,
  • promotion of effective contraception for women regardless of weight,
  • equating electronic cigarettes with tobacco products for regulatory purposes and
  • rescinding FDA approval of Zohydro (extended-release hydrocodone).

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