Dr. Ransone named president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physician

Sterling N. Ransone Jr., M.D., FAAFP, a family physician at Riverside’s Fishing Bay Family Practice in Deltaville, has been elected president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians, becoming the first Virginian to serve in this role.

“I’m excited about serving in this capacity and looking forward to helping ensure there is a family physician for every patient in every community,” Dr. Ransone said, highlighting his campaign emphasis on expanding health care into rural regions to ensure all patients have access to the care they deserve.

The Academy represents 136,700 physicians and medical students nationwide. As a board member, Dr. Ransone advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients across the country to inspire positive changes in the U.S. health care system.

To reach the goal of having a family physician for every…

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