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NC Delegation to Barnstorm Capitol Hill to Advocate for Family Medicine

A delegation of nine from the NCAFP will be joining hundreds of others from across the nation as part of AAFP’s annual Family Medicine Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. The event will begin this coming Monday (5/20), with NCAFP representatives hearing presentations on several national Family Medicine issues, including the general importance of primary care/family medicine, payment reform, pipeline reform in Graduate Medical Education, and others. Then, on Tuesday, NCAFP’s group will meet with members of the North Carolina Congressional delegation for face-to-face discussions. The Chapter is being represented by President Dr. Alisa Nance, past presidents Drs. Karen Smith and Mott Blair, and members Drs. Clayton Cooper, Andrea DeSantis, Karen Isaacs, and Frankie Simmons. NCAFP EVP Greg Griggs and COO Brent Hazelett will also be in attendance. Be sure to follow NCAFP’s social media accounts for ongoing sights and scenes from activities in Washington.