Nearly 80 Volunteers Guide Our Boards and Committees

July 19, 2022 - Volunteerism is the backbone of our Academy, Foundation, and PAC!

THANK YOU to the 79 volunteers who are beginning/continuing their terms of service on the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians Board, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan Board, Family Medicine Political Action Committee Board, and/or one of seven committees. What an accomplished, experienced, and passionate group of family physician leaders and champions! Here is a snapshot of the diversity, perspective, and expertise they bring to their leadership positions:
  • 41 amily physicians in practice > 7 years
  • 23 family physicians in practice 7 years or less
  • 9 family medicine residents
  • 5 medical students
  • 1 community member
  • 54 completed residency at one of Michigan's 39 family medicine residency programs
  • 45 earned their MD or DO degree at one of Michigan's seven medical schools
  • 28 completed both medical school AND residency in Michigan
  • 36 earned the AAFP Degree of Fellow (FAAFP)
  • 21 have at least one advanced degree (e.g., MPH, MBA, MPA) in addition to MD/DO
  • 8 completed a fellowship
  • 50 are employed at a health/hospital/university system
  • 9 are in independent practice
  • 33 are involved in academic medicine
  • 2 are public health medical directors
Learn about our dedicated volunteers and how YOU can get involved, stay connected, and make a difference by applying for a position in 2023 - click here.