Three TAFP members receive AAFP appointments
Two TAFP members were named to participate on AAFP commissions and one member was appointed to serve on the AAFP delegation to the American Medical Association this year. Those serving on AAFP commissions will serve four-year terms while the delegate to AMA will serve a two-year term.
Lawrence Gibbs, MD, MSEd, was appointed to the AAFP Commission on Education. After residency Gibbs served in the U.S. Air Force including as assistant professor at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences School of Medicine and as medical director of the 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Medical Clinic. Now he is a faculty physician at the Methodist-Charlton Family Medicine Residency Program in Dallas. He currently serves as vice chair of TAFP’s Commission on Academic Affairs and has completed TAFP’s Family Medicine Leadership Experience.
James Mobley, MD, MPH, will serve on the AAFP Commission on Health of the Public and Science. Mobley has a long and distinguished career including service in the U.S. Army and more than 35 years of practice in Portland, Texas. He has been an active member of TAFP’s Commission on Public Health, Clinical Affairs, and Research since 2012 and received our Public Health Award in 2010.
Emily Briggs, MD, MPH, was appointed to the AAFP delegation to the American Medical Association. She owns a private practice in New Braunfels, Texas, Briggs Family Medicine. For more than a decade she’s served on various state and national Academy committees and has been active in strengthening the full-scope physician community. She currently serves as TAFP Parliamentarian.