Chase Mussard, MD, a third-year family medicine resident at Oregon Health and Science University – Portland Family Medicine Residency, serves on the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 129,600 physicians and medical students nationwide. Mussard was elected to a one-year term by the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents and was confirmed by the governing body of the AAFP, the Congress of Delegates.
As the resident member of the board of directors, Mussard represents the interests and opinions of the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents to the AAFP Board of Directors and Congress of Delegates. In addition, he advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system.
Mussard was the community ambassador for his Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) at East Tennessee State University’s’ Quillen College of Medicine and later served a AAFP FMIG Network Regional Coordinator. Mussard was elected as Resident Chair of the AAFP National Conference last year.
Mussard earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and medical degree, from East Tennessee State University.