Congress of Delegates

GAFP CONGRESS OF DELEGATES

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.

NEW!! GAFP’S 2021 CONGRESS OF DELEGATES: CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians is seeking resolutions for the 2021 Congress of Delegates (COD) meeting. Last year, the COD tackled issues such as a proposed resolution to support the elimination of daylight savings time, implicit bias training for leadership, and several GAFP policy updates.

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 in October and the final session will meet on Saturday, November 13 in conjunction with the 2021 Annual CME Meeting at The Avalon Hotel in Alpharetta.

Do you need help writing your resolution? Staff and Speaker Carl McCurdy, MD and Vice Speaker Monica Newton, DO are available to assist you, contact Angela Flanigan at aflanigan@gafp.org or 800.392.3841. You can submit your resolution online at Call-for-Resolutions-2021. The deadline to submit resolutions is Friday, September 10.

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.

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