Submitted by Florida Delegate Chair Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD, FCAP
The CAP Fall 2017 HOD Meeting took place on Saturday October 7 in National Harbor, MD. The meeting was well attended by approximately 200 CAP HOD members and 13 delegates from Florida many of which are FSP’s very own Board Members. The agenda included state of the HOD report, 2017 CAP Meritorious Service Awards, CAP Foundation awards, HOD strategic update, advocacy update, state society support, delegate chairs issue Q &A, CAP President & CEO panel, HOD liaisons to councils and action group updates, qualified clinical data registry & alternative payment model, and evidence based guidelines. The HOD members had the opportunity to interact with CAP leadership, fellow HOD members, resident forum members and CAP staff. The day ended with a CAP business meeting, the new CAP President inauguration and celebration. The detailed agenda book can be downloaded here.
The Florida delegates actively participated in the CAP HOD meeting by addressing important issues. We must thank the members who devote their time and resources to represent Florida at the meeting. Florida delegates in attendance included Drs. John Averyt, Marilyn Bui, Patricia Gregg, Marino Leon, Antonio Martinez, Janice McCall, Ana Maria Medina, Meg Neal, Nicole Riddle, and Prudence Smith. Alternate delegates in attendance included Drs. Harvey Feld, Jeffrey Smith and Qihui Zhai.
The next HOD meeting is at USCAP’18 on March 17, 2018 in Vancouver, BC where a new cycle of election is kicking off. The 2018 Policy meeting is on April 30-May 2, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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