Goertz announces candidacy for AAFP President-elect

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Goertz announces candidacy
for AAFP President-elect

Roland Goertz, M.D., M.B.A., of Waco officially announced his candidacy for AAFP President-elect at the AAFP Scientific Assembly in San Diego. The election will take place at the 2009 meeting in Boston. Goertz currently serves on the AAFP Board of Directors and has served in various leadership roles within TAFP and AAFP, including as TAFP president in 1995.

Currently, Goertz is the CEO of the three foundations that oversee all operations of the Waco Family Health Center and also serves as chair of the Family Medicine Residency Advisory Committee of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. During his medical career, he has held several leadership roles within family medicine residency programs and medical schools.

Goertz was awarded his medical degree by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Medical School and completed a family medicine residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth where he served as chief resident during his last year of training. Goertz also completed a clinical teaching fellowship in family medicine and received a master’s in business administration from Baylor University.