Mabry elected to be AAFP Speaker
Leah Raye Mabry, M.D., R.Ph., of San Antonio was elected to serve as AAFP Speaker of the Congress of Delegates at the Academy’s meeting in San Diego. The Speaker presides over the AAFP Congress, the AAFP’s policy-making body. Its membership consists of two delegates from each constituent chapter as well as special constituency representatives. When in session, the Congress hears reports from AAFP officers, resolutions from chapters, and reports from the Board of Directors and commissions.
A longtime leader on the state and national levels, Mabry has served as AAFP Vice Speaker since 2005, is a TAFP Past President, a past recipient of the TAFP Family Physician of the Year award, and served three consecutive two-year terms as one of TAFP’s delegates to AAFP.
Mabry is chief of staff at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa City Center Hospital in San Antonio and the associate director of their family medicine residency program. She is also a clinical associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and a fellow at the Faculty Development Center in Waco. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and completed a residency at Bexar County Medical Center Hospital.