2024 AAFPRS Nominations and National Elections

AAFPRS 2024 Nominating Committee Report

Pursuant to Article XI, Section 1 of the AAFPRS Bylaws, the 2024 AAFPRS Nominating Committee under the leadership of the Immediate Past President and Nominating Committee Chair, Theda C. Kontis, MD, hereby presents the below report to the AAFPRS membership. The following members have been nominated to be placed on the 2024 AAFPRS Election Ballot, under the below open positions (individuals are listed under each open position in alphabetical order): 

2024 AAFPRS Elections Slate

President-elect (one elected position to be filled)
  • Anthony E. Brissett, MD
  • Lisa E. Ishii, MD
Secretary-elect (one elected position to be filled)
  • Manoj T. Abraham, MD
  • Oren Friedman, MD
Treasurer-elect (one elected position to be filled)
  • Rami K. Batniji, MD
  • Sam P. Most, MD
Group Vice President-elect for Membership and Society Relations (one elected position to be filled)
  • Philip Miller, MD
  • Grace L. Peng, MD
 
Nominating Committee (three elected positions to be filled)
  • Carlos Ayala, MD
  • J. Madison Clark, MD
  • Andres Gantous, MD
  • Jason S. Hamilton, MD
  • Leslie R. Kim, MD
  • Samuel L. Oyer, MD
 
Audit Committee (one elected position to be filled)
  • Andrew C. Campbell, MD
  • James Newman, MD
 
Midwestern Region Credentials Committee Representative (one elected position to be filled)
  • Michael Fritz, MD
  • Clinton D. Humphrey, MD

AAFPRS Call for Recommendations for Elected Leadership Positions

If you missed this year's call for recommendations, it will open again in January 2025 for the 2025 open elected leadership positions. You will have the opportunity to recommend yourself or another AAFPRS Fellow member in good standing for consideration by the AAFPRS Nominating Committee for one of the open elected leadership positions. You or the person you recommend must be a Fellow member in good standing. 

The AAFPRS Board of Directors is committed to an inclusive candidate selection approach (including considerations regarding gender, race, and ethnicity, as well as private and academic practice experiences). We encourage all qualified candidates to please share their interests with the AAFPRS Nominating Committee via the call for recommendations.

Diversity, equity, engagement and transparency are important to the AAFPRS Board of Directors to ensure that a variety of voices within the membership are represented in the leadership.

2024 AAFPRS Elections Packet

Check back in August for the 2024 AAFPRS Elections packet that will assist you in becoming familiar with the candidates. A print version of the packet will mail to the AAFPRS eligible voting members without email addresses. Please take the time in advance of voting to review the candidates so you can cast your votes and fulfill one of the most important actions you can take as an Academy member.

 
Additional nominations for the various offices may be made with prior written consent of the nominees by one or more written petitions signed by at least five percent of the voting members in good standing received by the secretary by June 1 prior to the Annual Meeting.
  • 5 percent of the voting membership in 2023: 58

Nomination and Election Dates

  • February 26: the 2024 AAFPRS Elected Leadership Position Recommendations deadline
  • May 1: AAFPRS Nominating Committee report distributed to voting members
  • June 1: Additional nominations for the various offices may be made with prior written consent of the nominees by one or more written petitions signed by at least five percent of the voting members in good standing received by the secretary
  • August 1: Notice of additional nominees mailed to the membership
The AAFPRS Election page will continue to be updated with on-going nominations and elections information, so be sure to stop back by for more information.

Our Deepest Appreciation


The AAFPRS Board of Directors and Staff extends their deep appreciation to all members who propose themselves or another for an open elected leadership position, candidates who agree to run for office, members who generously volunteer their time, and to all members who vote. Voting in the elections is one of the most important responsibilities a member can take. We also thank the AAFPRS Nominating Committee for the diligence and time they undertake to recommend a qualified slate of candidates.

Please check back as we will update this page soon with additional important 2024 AAFPRS Nominating and Elections deadlines and information.

Contact Information 
Questions regarding the elections? Contact Patricia Adair, Director, Member Relations.
Questions regarding your membership status? Contact Member Relations.