Gail Del Carmen Guerrero-Tucker MD, MPH, FAAFP, is a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 129,600 physicians and medical students nationwide. As an AAFP board member, Guerrero-Tucker advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system.
Guerrero-Tucker is affiliated with Gila Valley Clinic in Safford, Arizona, as well as Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center in Safford. She graduated from University of Arizona College of Medicine in 2002. She spent 20 years working in the banking industry before attending medical school in 1997.
She helped the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (AzAFP) plan its first ever Health Equity Conference in 2019. Guerrero-Tucker was also a presenter at the 20th Southwest Nephrology Conference in Phoenix in 2020 and continues to serve as their “Family Doc” speaker at many engagements. She currently works with the National Kidney Foundation on micro learning events.
Guerrero-Tucker served as the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (AzAFP) President from 2019-2020. She currently serves on the AzAFP Diversity Task Force and Legislative Task Force, and on the AAFP Commission on Health of the Public and Science as the Board Liaison. She is also the Board Liaison to the AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees.
Guerrero-Tucker earned her bachelor’s degrees in biology and anthropology, her Master of Public Health, and her medical degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
Guerrero-Tucker is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She has the AAFP Degree of Fellow, an earned degree awarded to family physicians for distinguished service and continuing medical education.