2019 APA Election

Participate in the 2019 APA Election.

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Cast your vote in the 2019 APA National Election. Voting ends on January 31, 2019.

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Slate of Candidates

The APA Nominating Committee, chaired by Anita Everett, M.D., reports the following slate of candidates for the 2019 Election. For more information, email


  • Jeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H. (website)
  • Theresa Miskimen, M.D. (website)

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  • Jeffrey Akaka, M.D. (website)
  • Sandra DeJong, M.D., M.Sc. (website)
  • Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., D.M.Sc. (website)

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Minority/Underrepresented (M/UR) Trustee

Area 3 Trustee 1

Area 6 Trustee 1

Resident-Fellow Member Trustee-Elect (RFMTE) 2

  1. Elected by eligible voters of their respective Area
  2. Elected by APA Resident-Fellow Members (RFMs)

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible voters are currently active voting members of the APA not designated as a Medical Student or International Member. Members interested in running for office should review the eligibility requirement.

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Election Guidelines

Election Guidelines, developed by the Elections Committee and approved by the Board of Trustees are intended to provide a level playing field for candidates. Campaigning by candidates and supporters begins when the slate of candidates is announced by November 1.


APA Elections

View information on how to participate in the 2019 APA Election.


2019 Election Schedule
Slate of Candidates Announced By November 1
Deadline for Petition Candidates November 15
Voting Begins January 2
Voting Deadline January 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Election Results Mid-February TBD