• Meet Our Leadership

    Find out more about the people who help shape our organization: the Congress of Delegates, the board of directors, our executive management team, and a number of commissions and committees that govern the AAFP.  

    Board of Directors

    Experienced family physicians who understand day-to-day life in primary care serve on the board of directors. They follow the same mission as that of the AAFP: improve the health of patients, families, and communities by serving the needs of members with professionalism and creativity.

    Executive Management Team

    From membership relations and education to marketing and research, this group leads our day-to-day operations so we can best serve you.

    Congress of Delegates

    Organization-appointed delegates represent the Academy in the committee hearings of Advocacy, Education, Health of the Public and Science, Organization and Finance, and Practice Enhancement at the National Conference of Constituency Leaders.  

    AAFP Commissions

    Our commissions make recommendations to the board regarding policy, development of new programs and projects, improvements to current activities, and potential discontinuation of activities.

    Student and Resident Leaders

    With a focus on the future, both medical students and residents serve as elected or appointed leaders.


    Interested in becoming a leader?

    Serving as an AAFP leader offers opportunities to advocate for your fellow members and the speciality family medicine.  

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    AAFP Board History Book

    A record of the Board of Directors' history from 1947-2019.

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