Resident physicians of the NCAFP are encouraged to become actively involved in the leadership of our association through the Resident Section. A listing of available Resident leadership positions is listed below. The following individuals are currently serving in active leadership roles.
2016 Resident Leadership Elections Application Form
2015-2016 NCAFP Resident Officers
Margarette Shegog, MD, MPH
MAHEC-Asheville Family Medicine Residency
Dr. Margarette J. Shegog is a native of Cincinnati, OH, and earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She went on to serve as a US Peace Corps volunteer in Namibia, focusing her efforts on science and HIV education. Upon completing her service to USPC she then spent a year with the America-India Service Corps in Kolkata, India. After her service, Dr. Shegog subsequently earned her Master of Science in Public Health from Ohio State University where she focused on epidemiology and health behavior. She went on to complete her medical education at Wright State University's Boonshoft School of Medicine and joined the MAHEC Asheville Family Medicine Residency Program in June, 2014. Throughout her medical education, Dr. Shegog has served at both the state and national levels with the American Academy of Family Physicians. As a resident, she has continued her community commitment working with the Minority Medical Mentoring Program, as well as within resident leadership with the NCAFP where she currently serves as Resident Director-Elect.
Alyssa M. Shell, MD, PhD
MAHEC-Asheville Family Medicine Residency
Dr. Shell is a resident physician at MAHEC Asheville Family Medicine Residency Program, class of 2018. Originally from New Jersey, she graduated with honors from Harvard University with an A.B. in Social Studies and a Certificate in Health Policy. Her passion for social justice and health disparities inspired her to complete an MD/PhD program in Population Health at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Her doctoral research investigated the effects of residential racial segregation on mental health, particularly among Latino populations. More recently, Dr. Shell was inducted into the Pisacano Leadership Foundation, an organization founded by the American Board of Family Medicine aimed at cultivating future leaders in Family Medicine. As a resident, she continues to be passionate about primary care and practice transformation particularly when geared towards improving health in underserved populations. She is incredibly proud to be a family physician and is excited to be working with the NCAFP to advocate for family physicians and the patients that they serve.
2015-2016 NCAFP Foundation Resident Trustees
The following resident physicians are serving on the NCAFP Foundation Board of Trustees for 2015-16.
2015-2016 Resident Section Representatives to the NCAFP Councils
The following resident physicians are serving as official Resident Section Representatives to the NCAFP's Family Medicine Councils for 2015-2016.
NCAFP Resident Leadership Positions
Leadership positions enable NCAFP residents to help lead and impact the direction of the NCAFP, its councils, and its philanthropic organization, the NCAFP Foundation.
Resident Director- Sits as a voting member on the NCAFP Board of Directors, runs any meeting of the Resident Section and is the Academy's Delegate to the AAFP's Resident Congress. Funding is provided to attend state and national meetings as outlined in the NCAFP Board Policies.
Resident Director-Elect- Sits as a non-voting member on the NCAFP Board of Directors. If the Resident Director is unable to attend any NCAFP Board Meeting or the AAFP Resident Congress, the Resident Director-Elect shall have voting privileges on the NCAFP Board of Directors or attend the Resident Congress as the official State Delegate. Funding is provided to attend state and national meetings as outlined in the NCAFP Board Policies. The Resident Director-Elect automatically succeeds to the position of Resident Director.
Foundation Resident Trustee - (2) Residents are elected to sit on the NCAFP Foundation Board of Trustees. Position responsibilities are to represent the residents' perspective to the Foundation when appropriate and to communicate the happenings of these meetings with the Resident Section. Funding is provided for residents in these positions to attend the Winter and Spring Meetings as outlined in the NCAFP Board and NCAFP Foundation Policies.
Resident Council Representative- (4) Residents are elected annually to sit on the (4) different core NCAFP Councils. Position responsibilities are to provide resident input when appropriate and to communicate the happenings of these meetings with the Resident Section.
Resident Program Liaison- (1) Resident from each program serves as the communication point person between the NCAFP and their respective program. These residents are typically either first- or second-year residents that have an interest in leadership and in becoming more involved in the Academy in the future.
AAFP Resident Leadership & Involvement Opportunities
In addition to NCAFP leadership opportunities, there are many resident leadership options at the national level with the AAFP. Many of these positions require support from your state chapter, as a result please note that NCAFP's deadlines are prior to AAFP deadlines. For all elected positions and some appointed positions, the NCAFP deadline is May 1st. For some appointed positions, the deadline is Aug. 15th. Please see attached for NCAFP policy on AAFP Nominations.
For a complete listing of AAFP resident leadership positions please visit http://www.aafp.org/about/make-a-difference/leadership/students-resident....
A listing of all current AAFP resident leaders can be found at http://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/make_difference/student-...