Dr. Tommy Wagner installed as president-elect of Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Doctor Tommy Wagner was installed president elect of the Arkansas Chapter, American Academy of Family Physicians on June 12 in Little Rock during the Academy's 68th Annual Scientific Assembly for the coming year. The AAFP is the state's largest medical specialty organization with over 1400 members and is the state chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Tommy Wagner

A native of Manila, Wagner graduated from Arkansas State University. He received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and completed a three year Family Medicine Residency at the UAMS AHEC Family Medical Center in Jonesboro. He practices family medicine at Wagner Medical Clinic in Manila.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, and has been an active member of the Arkansas Chapter, American Academy of Family Physicians since 2002. He has served in every elective capacity beginning as a member of the Board in 2005.

An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Wagner enjoys playing golf and duck hunting. He and his wife Heather reside in Manila and are the parents of one son and one daughter.

The Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians is the state's largest medical specialty organization with over 1400 members headquartered in Little Rock and the state chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians which was founded in 1947 and represents over 121,000 physicians and medical students nationwide. It is the only medical organization devoted solely to primary care. Today, Family Physicians provide the majority of care for America's underserved and rural populations. Family Medicine's cornerstone is an ongoing, personal patient physician relationship focused on integrated care. The AAFP was the first national medical organization to require its members to complete a minimum of 150 hours of continuing medical education every three years.

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