The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians is seeking resolutions for the 2018 Congress of Delegates (COD) meeting. Last year, the COD tackled issues such as the expansion of telemedicine and electronic resources as well as formalizing GAFP’s policy to recognize physicians as physicians across all healthcare entities.
What is the Congress of Delegates, you ask? The GAFP Congress of Delegates is a governing body of the Academy that can set policy. It meets annually at the GAFP Annual Meeting to vote on and ratify decisions that are made by the Board all year, as well as to hear and vote on resolutions from all members.
We are soliciting your ideas and leadership in proposing resolutions for this year’s Congress of Delegates, the first session will be a live webinar/conference call on Tuesday, October 23, at 6 pm and the final session will meet on Saturday, November 10 in conjunction with the Annual Meeting held at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort in Stone Mountain.
Do you need help writing your resolution? Staff and speaker Jeff Stone, MD and Vice- Speaker Chris Wizner, MD are available to assist you, contact Angela Flanigan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.392.3841. You can submit your resolution online at https://www.gafp.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Resolution-Form-2018.pdf. The deadline to submit resolutions is Friday, September 14th.
Join us as a delegate! If you are interested in serving your district by being elected as a COD delegate for your district, please reach out to Angela Flanigan and she will confirm your district number, then send you a survey to complete to nominate yourself and others from your district.