Alisha Mauler, a fourth-year medical student who is also in the advanced residency training program in Family Medicine at UNMC, was elected to the AAFP Foundation Board of Trustees at the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City in July. She will be the inaugural student board member of the AAFP Board of Trustees.
Alisha was chosen by delegates to the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents and National Congress of Student Members, who also elected AAFP Board of Directors resident and student Board member candidates, Chairs of the 2013 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, the resident representative to the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors Board of Directors, and resident and student representatives to the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Board of Directors.
The 2012 National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, which the American Academy of Family Physicians hosted in Kansas City in July, was the most widely attended in almost a decade, according to AAFP's website. This year AAFP hosted 3286 people at the annual conference. This number includes 901 medical students and 945 family medicine residents.