House of Delegates 2019 Recap

The MAFP held its House of Delegates on March 30, 2019, bringing together nearly 100 family physicians from across Minnesota to help guide the policies and set the direction of the Academy.

The MAFP House of Delegates 2019. See more pictures.


Twenty-three resolutions were discussed on issues ranging from Minnesota’s investment in primary care to the rural healthcare workforce shortage to support for current rural family physicians and so much more.

Resolutions are the way members bring forward changes and/or issues that affect the specialty.


The MAFP was honored to have special guest AAFP Executive Vice President and CEO Douglas Henley, MD, FAAFP, to bestow the presidency on incoming MAFP President Renée Crichlow, MD, FAAFP. Other officer positions were also elected, with new terms beginning in July 2019.

AAFP Executive VP & CEO Doug Henley, MD, FAAFP, installing Renée Crichlow, MD, FAAFP, as the new MAFP President (term begins July 2019).

How You Can Get Involved

Interested in working on one/more of the new resolutions? Want to help with our advocacy efforts? Email Jami Burbidge, MAM, at No advocacy experience is required! We can help plug you into efforts that align with your availability and passions.

Don’t miss our House of Delegates next year (Friday, March 27, 2020). Be a change agent for our specialty, your colleagues and healthcare in Minnesota. Tell us what issues you would like to see worked on by the MAFP.

Connect with your local chapter to find out how you can become a delegate for next year’s House of Delegates and/or e-mail Jami Burbidge, MAM, our director of advocacy and engagement, at

Get plugged into your local chapter.

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Post authors:

  • Jami Burbidge, MAM, director of advocacy & engagement, @jami_burbidge
  • Emie Buege, communications

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