2019 Congress of Delegates

AAFP Delegates Choose New Leaders for 2019-20

September 25, 2019 12:32 pm News Staff Philadelphia –

The AAFP Congress of Delegates today elected Ada Stewart, M.D., of Columbia, S.C., to be the Academy's president-elect. Others elected or chosen by acclamation for the following positions are

Moments after election results are announced in Philadelphia, AAFP President-elect Ada Stewart, M.D., of Columbia, S.C., celebrates with her family and friends.

  • Speaker of the Congress -- Alan Schwartzstein, M.D., of Oregon, Wis.
  • Vice Speaker -- Russell Kohl, M.D., of Stilwell, Kan.
  • Directors -- Andrew Carroll, M.D., of Chandler, Ariz.; Steven Furr, M.D., of Jackson, Ala.; and Margot Savoy, M.D., M.P.H., of Newark, Del.
  • New physician Board member -- Brent Sugimoto, M.D., M.P.H., of Richmond, Calif.
  • Resident Board member -- Kelly Thibert, D.O., M.P.H., of Columbus, Ohio
  • Student Board member -- Margaret Miller, of Johnson City, Tenn.

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