LEAWOOD — The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual Congress of Delegates, the organization’s governing body.
Members of the board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the US health care system. The AAFP represents 136,700 physicians and medical students.
Kansas family physician, Jen Brull, MD, FAAFP was elected as a member of the board of directors.
Brull is a family physician in Plainville. Brull has practiced family medicine in rural Kansas for 19 years. She is CEO and owner of Prairie Star Family Practice, PA, in Plainville.
In addition, she serves as regional medical director for five accountable care organizations of independent primary care practices located in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Colorado and Utah.
She serves the Rooks County Health Center Surgical Clinics as medical director and operations manager, and formerly served 12 years as health officer for the Rooks County Health Department. She is also the Kansas Medical Director for VaxCare.
Brull is the ninth Kansan and the second Kansas woman, to be elected to the AAFP Board of Directors.
“The beauty of family medicine is the diversity in practice. I am a business owner and regional medical director for a group of primary care accountable care organizations, an advocate for family medicine, and a passionate performance improvement teammate. I am incredibly excited to add this role to my work and look forward to my time on the AAFP Board of Directors,” Brull said in her acceptance speech.
Read more about Dr. Brull and her journey at https://adastrabrull.com/.