2016 NCCL Delegates Elect New Leaders

May 07, 2016 07:41 pm News Staff Kansas City, Mo. –

AAFP chapter delegates who attended the Academy's 2016 National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) held here May 5-7 elected colleagues to fill various leadership positions.

New physician Board member candidate Matthew Burke, M.D.

New physician Board member candidate Matthew Burke, M.D.

AAFP Board of Directors new physician member candidate: Matthew Burke, M.D., of Arlington, Va., a member of the Maryland chapter (Note: This candidate is to be approved by the 2016 Congress of Delegates in Orlando, Fla.)

New physician alternate delegates to the AAFP Congress of Delegates: Kimberly Becher, M.D., of Clendenin, W.Va.; and Melissa Hemphill, M.D., of Portland, Ore.

Member constituency alternate delegates to the AAFP Congress of Delegates: Eleanor Lavadie-Gomez, M.D., of Iowa City, Iowa; Lubna Madani, M.D., of Elmhurst, Ill.; Mary Nguyen, M.D. of Castroville, Texas; LaTasha Seliby, M.D., of Arlington, Va., a member of the Washington, D.C., chapter; Benjamin Simmons III, M.D., of Concord, N.C.; Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., of Richmond, Calif.

2017 NCCL convener Ravi Grivois-Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

2017 NCCL convener Ravi Grivois-Shah, M.D., M.P.H.

The member constituency alternate delegates represent the following constituency groups: women; minorities; international medical graduates (IMGs); and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender (GLBT) physicians or physicians who support GLBT issues.

AAFP delegate to the AMA Young Physicians Section: Anita Ravi, M.D., M.P.H., of New York, N.Y., will serve with Sabesan Karuppiah, M.D., M.P.H., of Duncansville, Pa., who is completing the second year of his term.

2017 NCCL convener: Ravi Grivois-Shah, M.D., M.P.H., of Tucson, Ariz.

2017 member constituency co-conveners: Simmons and Sugimoto (GLBT constituency); Megan Guffey, M.D., of Manson, Wash., and Madani (IMG constituency); Lavadie-Gomez and Nguyen (minority constituency); and KrisEmily McCrory, M.D., of Rensselaer, N.Y., and Seliby (women's constituency).

Twenty-three chapters sent full delegations to the 2016 NCCL, meaning all five member constituencies were represented by a chapter delegate. NCCL had 40 chapters represented with 157 chapter delegates. The total of 206 registrants included 107 new physicians and 86 first-time attendees.

In addition, 217 individuals attended the concurrent Annual Chapter Leader Forum.

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