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Faculty & Staff Honors

Northwestern: Dr. Deborah Clements Elected as Next President of AFMRD

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Clements, a member of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine at Northwestern University, on being elected as President of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD). Dr. Clements serves as Program Director at Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency at Lake Forest, and professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She will serve as AFMRD President for 2019-2020 and Immediate Past President in 2020-2021.

Dr. Clements joined the AFMRD Board of Directors as Member-at-Large in 2016.  As a member of the board she has served in numerous roles, including Membership Committee Chair, Organization of Program Directors (OPDA) Liaison, Finance Committee member, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)  Milestones 2.0. Committee, and Length of Training Pilot Liaison.

“As President, I’ll strive to provide support AFMRD members through innovative ways to enhance our academic success across the stages of our careers. As an organization, we must encourage and support the development of the next generation of Graduate Medical Education leaders who will rise from the ranks of our amazing residency programs,” said Dr. Clements.