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2019 APA Election

View the 2019 APA Election Results.

2019 APA Election Results

President-Elect
Jeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H. 54.50%
Theresa Miskimen, M.D. 45.50%
Secretary*
Sandra DeJong, M.D., M.Sc. 40.60% 56.70%
Ramaswamy Viswanathan, M.D., D.M.Sc. 30.30% 43.30%
Jeffrey Akaka, M.D. 29.10%  
Minority/Underrepresented (MUR) Trustee
Rahn Kennedy Bailey, M.D. 59.90%
Robert Cabaj, M.D. 40.10%
Area 3 Trustee*
Kenneth Certa, M.D. 41.70% 54.60%
Roger Peele, M.D. 33.70% 45.40%
Barry K. Herman, M.D., M.M.M. 24.60%  
Area 6 Trustee
Melinda Young, M.D. 63.10%
Barbara Yates Weissman, M.D. 36.90%
Resident-Fellow Member Trustee-Elect (RFMTE)*
Michael Mensah, M.D., M.P.H. 46% 54.50%
Lisa Harding, M.D. 35.20% 45.50%
Daniel Hart, M.D. 18.80%  

*A majority vote (>50%) is necessary in a three way contest. If a majority does not exist after tallying all first-choice votes, voters’ second-choice votes for the candidate with the least amount of first-choice votes are tallied and added to the remaining candidates’ tallies.


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.

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Elections

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