By Sarah Woolsey, MD, MPH, FAAFP Well, we made it through this landmark Congress of Delegates. Knitted together as a Utah Delegation on a busy text chain, logged on safely to a platform brother of Zoom that seemed to keep the business in order, and led by some really awesome Speakers of the Congress that…

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AAFP Congress of Delegates Townhall – My first. By Saphu Pradhan, MD An evening of speeches from the executives of the AAFP was quite informative and held my attention throughout. The AAFP Board Chair, Dr. John Cullen, began by recognizing the negative impacts of COVID on family medicine practices, residents, and physicians. He spoke about…

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By Dr. Kirsten Stoesser Welcome to day two of the AAFP Congress of Delegates (COD)! Today’s discussions focused on resolutions submitted in the areas of Advocacy and of Organization and Finance. Over 250 participants, inclusive of family medicine state academy delegates and alternate delegates from all 50 states, plus representatives from Puerto Rico, Guam, the…

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This year the College of Delegates (COD) takes place in the comforts of or own homes due to the COVID pandemic. Initially scheduled to take place in the lovely city of Chicago, AAFP leadership had to press hard to transition to an online meeting. There were a few glitches but nothing really more than would be expected…

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The 2020 AAFP Congress of Delegates is held annually each fall. This year, it is being held virtually, for the first time. At each Congress of Delegates, resolutions are presented by each state chapter, debated during reference committees, and voted on during general session meetings. Due to the virtual format, states were limited to submitting…

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